Matthew J.Gherlein (Matt)

Associate

Cleveland + 1.216.586.1033

Matt Gherlein focuses his practice on representing both lenders and borrowers in secured and unsecured commercial financing transactions. He has experience with senior and subordinated debt facilities, cross-border and multicurrency transactions, asset-based financing, acquisition financing, debt restructurings, and real estate financing.

Financial institutions for which Matt has worked on substantial matters include, among others, KeyBank, JPMorgan Chase Bank, and Citizens Bank. He also has worked on financing-related matters for a number of corporations, including Cleveland-Cliffs, Sprint Corporation, and PolyOne Corporation, and private equity firms, including Blue Sea Capital, High Road Capital Partners, Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, Resilience Capital Partners, and The Riverside Company.

Matt is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

Experience

  • PNC Bank amends and restates $308 million term loan credit facility for REIT operating partnershipJones Day represented PNC Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $308 million unsecured amended and restated term loan credit facility provided to a REIT operating partnership.
  • PNC Bank amends and restates $850 million revolving credit facility for REIT operating partnershipJones Day represented PNC Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $850 million unsecured second amended and restated revolving credit facility provided to a REIT operating partnership.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners acquires Nivel Parts & ManufacturingJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in the acquisition and financing of Nivel Parts & Manufacturing Co., LLC, a global manufacturer, distributor, and seller of aftermarket parts and accessories for niche vehicles and heavy-duty equipment.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires STACS DNAJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company InVita Healthcare Technologies of STACS DNA, which provides sample tracking and lab management software used by forensic DNA labs and healthcare organizations.
  • PNC Bank provides $1.4 billion unsecured credit facility to AIMCO Properties, L.P.Jones Day represented PNC Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $1.4 billion unsecured credit facility provided to AIMCO Properties, L.P.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires PROHealth Home Care Services, Inc.Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Best Life Brands, LLC (BLB), a family of companies focused on the well-being of clients along the continuum of senior care, of PROHealth Home Care Services, Inc. of Los Angeles, California.
  • Bank of America amends asset-based revolving credit facility for Commercial Vehicle GroupJones Day represented Bank of America, N.A., as agent and a lender, in connection with an amendment to its asset-based revolving credit facility provided to Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc., a manufacturer of innovative component systems to improve performance, and certain of its subsidiaries.
  • Riverside sells Camelot Education to Specialized Education Services, Inc.Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the sale of portfolio company CHG Alt Ed Holding Company, Inc. d/b/a Camelot Education, a private educational service provider, to Specialized Education Services, Inc.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Evolution Labs, Inc.Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Navigate360, LLC of Evolution Labs, Inc., a leading developer of social-emotional, mental health and safety content and learning management software for K-12 students and college students.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Social Sentinel, Inc.Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Navigate360, LLC of Social Sentinel, Inc., a Vermont company that provides SaaS-based threat alerts through monitoring social media and other communication sources.
  • Marathon Petroleum obtains new $1.0 billion 364-day revolving credit agreementJones Day represented Marathon Petroleum Corporation, a leading, integrated, downstream energy company, in connection with a new $1.0 billion 364-day revolving credit agreement with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires P3 Global Intel business from Anderson Software, LLCJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Navigate360, LLC of P3 Global Intel, a developer of tip and intelligence management software which provides school administrators and law enforcement with a seamless and efficient solution to address significant health and safety concerns, from Anderson Software, LLC.
  • Privately held company obtains term loan and amends existing credit agreementJones Day represented a privately held company in connection with a senior secured subordinated term loan from a fund and an amendment to its existing credit and security agreement, lease documents, and equipment notes with a national bank.
  • ECHO Finance LLC provides $10.7 million financing to Heather Way Capital I, LLCJones Day advised ECHO Finance LLC in connection with a $10.7 million credit agreement provided to Heather Way Capital I, LLC.
  • Cleveland-Cliffs completes $120 million Secured Notes offeringJones Day represented Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., one of the largest vertically integrated producers of differentiated iron ore and steel in North America, in connection with an offering of an additional $120 million aggregate principal amount of 6.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2026.
  • Bank of Montreal amends credit agreement for Blue Bird Body CompanyJones Day represented Bank of Montreal, as administrative agent, in connection with an amendment to its credit agreement with Blue Bird Body Company, a school bus manufacturer, pursuant to which the revolving credit commitments were increased by $41.9 million.
  • Marathon Petroleum completes $2.5 billion Senior Notes offeringJones Day represented Marathon Petroleum Corporation, a leading, integrated, downstream energy company, in connection with its registered public offering of $1.25 billion of 4.500% Senior Notes due 2023 and $1.25 billion of 4.700% Senior Notes due 2025.
  • Marathon Petroleum obtains $1.0 billion 364-day revolving credit agreementJones Day represented Marathon Petroleum Corporation, a leading, integrated, downstream energy company, in connection with a new $1.0 billion 364-day revolving credit agreement with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent.
  • Financial institution amends credit facility with infrastructure services company to finance acquisition of developer or modifier of computer software and packagingJones Day represented a financial institution, as administrative agent, in connection with an amendment to its existing credit facility with an infrastructure services company to finance its acquisition of a developer or modifier of computer software and packaging.
  • Cleveland-Cliffs issues $725 million of 6.75% Senior Secured NotesJones Day represented Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. ("Cliffs"), a large vertically integrated producer of differentiated iron ore and steel in North America, in connection with an offering of $725 million aggregate principal amount of 6.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2026.