LukeGoode

Associate

Cleveland + 1.216.586.7146

Luke Goode focuses his practice on commercial financing, including representing public and private companies and financial institutions in connection with unsecured and secured credit facilities. He has experience in various types of financing transactions, including syndicated, multibank facilities; cross-border and multicurrency facilities; acquisition-related facilities; and asset-based financing.

Luke represents public companies, including Peabody Energy Corporation, TimkenSteel Corporation, and WESCO International, as well as financial institutions, including, among others, KeyBank National Association, Bank of America, N.A., and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association.

Experience

  • PNC Bank provides $1.5 billion term loan facility to The Cooper Companies, Inc.Jones Day represented PNC Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $1.5 billion term loan facility provided to The Cooper Companies, Inc., a global medical device company.
  • Wells Fargo provides $982 million revolver and term loan facility secured by portfolio of approximately 100 industrial propertiesJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with the modification and upsize of a $982 million revolver and term loan facility secured by more than 100 industrial properties in multiple jurisdictions across the U.S., including Minnesota, Nevada, Texas, California, Pennsylvania, and Colorado.
  • Wells Fargo provides $690 million revolver and term loan facility secured by portfolio of approximately 40 industrial propertiesJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with the modification and upsize of a $690 million revolver and term loan facility secured by more than 40 industrial properties in multiple jurisdictions across the U.S.
  • Wells Fargo provides $685 million syndicated construction loan for hotel and convention center in Chula Vista, CaliforniaJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, in connection with a $685 million construction loan to the developers of the Gaylord Pacific convention center and hotel.
  • Aaron's Company obtains $550 million credit agreementJones Day represented The Aaron's Company, Inc., a leading technology-enabled, omnichannel provider of lease-to-own and purchase solutions, in connection with a new $550 million unsecured credit facility with a financial institution, as administrative agent, consisting of a $375 million revolving credit facility and a $175 million term loan facility.
  • Wells Fargo provides $375 million term loan secured by student housing projects located throughout U.S.Jones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, in connection with a $375 million acquisition loan secured by 12 student housing projects located throughout the U.S. 
  • KeyBank amends and restates $250 million secured revolving credit facility for cloud infrastructure providerJones Day represented KeyBank National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with an amended and restated $250 million secured revolving credit facility provided to a cloud infrastructure provider.
  • Peabody Energy establishes $150 million unsecured revolving credit facility and $225 million at-the-market equity programJones Day represented Peabody Energy Corporation, a large private-sector coal company, in connection with the establishment of a $150 million unsecured revolving credit facility with Goldman Sachs Lending Partners LLC, as administrative agent, and the lenders party thereto, and a related at-the-market equity program for the sale of shares of its Common Stock having an aggregate gross sales price of up to $225 million through or to Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, as sales agent.
  • WESCO International obtains $200 million incremental increase to its revolving credit facility with Barclays Bank PLCJones Day represented WESCO International, Inc., a global electrical, communications and utility distribution and supply chain solutions company, in connection with a $200 million incremental increase to its revolving credit facility with Barclays Bank PLC, as administrative agent, bringing the total size of the facility to $1.725 billion.
  • WESCO International obtains $175 million incremental increase to its revolving credit facility with Barclays Bank PLCJones Day represented WESCO International, Inc., a global electrical, communications and utility distribution and supply chain solutions company, in connection with a $175 million incremental increase to its revolving credit facility with Barclays Bank PLC, as administrative agent, bringing the total size of the facility to $1.525 billion.
  • WESCO International obtains $150 million incremental increase to revolving credit facility with Barclays Bank PLCJones Day represented WESCO International, Inc., a global electrical, communications and utility distribution and supply chain solutions company, in connection with a $150 million incremental increase to its revolving credit facility with Barclays Bank PLC, as administrative agent, bringing the total size of the facility to $1.35 billion.
  • WESCO International obtains $125 million incremental increase to its receivables securitization facility with PNC BankJones Day represented WESCO International, Inc., a global electrical, communications and utility distribution and supply chain solutions company, in connection with a $125 million incremental increase to its receivables securitization facility with PNC Bank, National Association, as administrator, bringing the total size of the facility to $1.525 billion.
  • WESCO International obtains $100 million incremental increase to receivables securitization facility with PNC BankJones Day represented WESCO International, Inc., a global electrical, communications and utility distribution and supply chain solutions company, in connection with a $100 million incremental increase to its receivables securitization facility with PNC Bank, National Association, as administrator, bringing the total size of the facility to $1.4 billion.
  • WESCO International obtains $100 million incremental increase to its receivables securitization facility with PNC BankJones Day represented WESCO International, Inc., a global electrical, communications and utility distribution and supply chain solutions company, in connection with a $100 million incremental increase to its receivables securitization facility with PNC Bank, National Association, as administrator, bringing the total size of the facility to $1.625 billion.
  • KeyBank provides $60 million secured credit facility to legal technology services consultantJones Day represented KeyBank National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $60 million secured credit facility provided to a legal technology services consultant.
  • Aaron's Company obtains $12.5 million unsecured franchise loan facilityJones Day represented The Aaron's Company, Inc., a leading technology-enabled, omnichannel provider of lease-to-own and purchase solutions, in connection with a new $12.5 million unsecured franchise loan facility with a financial institution, as servicer, which operates as a guaranty by Aaron's of certain debt obligations of certain franchisees under a franchise loan program.
  • TimkenSteel amends and restates credit agreementJones Day represented TimkenSteel Corporation, a leading steel manufacturer of world-class, custom clean steel that advances critical products in the world's most demanding applications, in connection with its fourth amendment and restated credit agreement.
  • MPE Partners acquires and recapitalizes Hi-Tech IndustriesJones Day represented MPE Partners in the acquisition, financing, and recapitalization of Hi-Tech Industries, a leading provider of consumable vehicle detailing and reconditioning products to the professional and do-it-yourself markets.
  • RBC Real Estate Capital Corporation provides $111 million loan secured by Kennebunkport Resort Collection in Kennebunkport, MaineJones Day represented RBC Real Estate Capital Corp., a subsidiary of the Royal Bank of Canada, as administrative agent, in connection with a $111 million loan secured by a fourteen-property portfolio of resorts, hotels, and luxury residential accommodations located in Kennebunkport, Maine.
  • RBC Real Estate Capital Corporation provides loan secured by resort in Myrtle Beach, South CarolinaJones Day represented RBC Real Estate Capital Corp., a subsidiary of the Royal Bank of Canada, as administrative agent, in connection with a loan secured by a resort located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Medical Marketing Solutions GroupJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Medical Marketing Solutions Group (MMSG), a leading medical education company that provides strategic services, scientific and medical communications, and operational and event management services to global biopharmaceutical companies.
  • Riverside acquires SolutaJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the acquisition and financing of Soluta, Inc. and Boon-Chapman Benefit Administrators, Inc. (Soluta BCBA).
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Yukon TrainingJones Day advised The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Red Nucleus of Yukon Training Inc., a leading provider of online modules, off-the-shelf content, and workshops focused on the biopharma and medical device industries.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Jupiter Life Science Consulting (Jupiter)Jones Day advised The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Red Nucleus of Jupiter Life Science Consulting (Jupiter), a leading provider of commercial and market access strategies for global pharma, biotech, and medical device companies with its primary focus in rare disease, hematology/oncology, metabolic, and neurology therapeutic areas.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Actando SAJones Day advised The Riverside Company as U.S. counsel in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Red Nucleus of Actando SA, a global learning organization that provides technology-enabled learning solutions to life sciences commercial teams that advance critical skills and capabilities across marketing, omnichannel, sales, key account management, and market access.
  • Royal Bank of Canada provides $127.12 million construction loan secured by life-science bio-manufacturing campus in Devens, MassachusettsJones Day advised Royal Bank of Canada, as administrative agent, in connection with a $127.120 million construction loan secured by a life-science bio-manufacturing campus in Devens, Massachusetts.
  • MPE Partners makes strategic investment in 3D InternationalJones Day advised MPE Partners along with portfolio company Hi-Tech Industries in the strategic investment and financing by portfolio company Hi-Tech Industries in 3D International, LLC d/b/a 3D Car Care, a vertically-integrated designer and manufacturer of premium vehicle care and detailing products sold through professional and consumer channels.