John E.Mazey

Partner

Dallas + 1.214.969.5006

John Mazey represents clients in complex asset-based, leveraged cash flow, and debtor-in-possession financing. For 20 years, he has worked with commercial lenders, credit funds, private equity funds, hedge funds, and corporate clients to structure and implement financing for working capital, leveraged buyouts and other M&A transactions, dividend recapitalizations, and other strategic investments. He also has substantial crisis management experience, helping clients navigate through financial distress and in-court and out-of-court debt restructuring.

John has diverse industry experience, including in the areas of oil and gas exploration, production, refining, and marketing; onshore and offshore drilling; metals and mining; chemicals and plastics; construction and engineering; public utilities; automotive; steel and textile manufacturing; consumer products and retail sales; health care; media; and technology.

Experience

  • Direct lender provides $100 million term loan facility to designer and developer of enterprise softwareJones Day advised a direct lender, as administrative agent, collateral agent, and sole lead arranger, in connection with a $80 million senior secured term loan facility and $20 million senior secured delayed draw term loan facility provided to a designer and developer of enterprise software, the proceeds of which were used, in part, to finance the acquisition of a data technology provider.
  • Intelsat closes $6.7 billion DIP-to-exit financing transactionsOn May 13, 2020, Intelsat S.A. and certain of its direct and indirect subsidiaries (the “Intelsat Parties”) filed voluntary petitions with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia commencing their respective cases under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Oncor Electric Delivery Company obtains $1.3 billion credit facilityJones Day represented Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC, Texas's largest transmission and distribution electric utility and the fifth largest in the United States, in connection with a $1.3 billion term loan credit facility.
  • Private credit lender provides $105 million credit facility to owner of upstream oil and gas assets located in Permian Basin of Texas and New MexicoJones Day advised a private credit lender in the structuring and negotiation of a $105 million senior secured term loan and revolving credit facility provided to an owner of upstream oil and gas assets located in the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico.
  • Oncor Electric Delivery Company obtains $2 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facilityJones Day represented Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC, Texas’s largest transmission and distribution electric utility, in connection with a $2 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facility with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent.
  • Direct lender provides $57 million secured facility to leading healthcare revenue management companyJones Day advised a direct lender, as administrative agent, collateral agent, and sole lead arranger, in connection with a $55 million term loan and a $2 million revolving facility provided to a leading healthcare revenue management company.
  • Direct lenders provide €250 million secured facility for acquisition of shares in global technology businessJones Day advised a direct lender in connection with a €250 million secured term loan facility to corporate purchaser of shares in leading global technology business.
  • Leading financial services company provides $56 million senior secured credit facility for sponsor-backed acquisition of a health, wellness, and fitness companyJones Day represented a leading financial services company, as sole lead arranger and administrative agent, in a $56 million senior secured credit facility, consisting of a $30 million term loan and a $26 million delayed draw term loan, in connection with a sponsor-backed acquisition of a health, wellness, and fitness company.
  • Merchant banking firm provides $165 million acquisition financing to multinational software companyJones Day represented a merchant banking firm in connection with a $165 million senior secured credit facility supporting the acquisition of a multinational software company.
  • Resilience Management sells Lux Global Label Asia Pte. Ltd. to CCL IndustriesJones Day advised Resilience Management, LLC in it sale of Lux Global Asia Pte. Ltd. to CCL Industries Inc.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires SCRAM Systems®Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company LMG Holdings, Inc. of Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc. dba SCRAM Systems®, a leading provider of technology-enabled monitoring solutions and groundbreaking offender management software for state and local judicial systems and corrections departments.
  • Direct lender provides $50 million senior secured term loan facility to internet service providerJones Day advised a direct lender, as administrative agent, collateral agent, and sole lead arranger, in connection with a $50 million senior secured term loan facility provided to an internet service provider, and the receipt of equity securities of the borrower.
  • Oncor Electric Delivery Company obtains $450 million term loan facilityJones Day represented Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC, a regulated electric transmission and distribution service provider, in connection with a $450 million term loan credit facility with Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent and lender.
  • Direct lenders provide €750 million secured facility to global payments service providerJones Day advised a direct lender in connection with its investment in a €750 million secured facility to a global payments service provider for the purposes of refinancing existing indebtedness and providing growth capital.
  • Direct lender provides $76 million senior secured credit facility to leading dental services organizationJones Day advised a direct lender as administrative agent, collateral agent, and sole lead arranger in connection with a $76 million senior secured credit facility consisting of a $46 million initial term loan, $25 million delayed draw term loan facility, and a $5 million revolving credit facility provided to a leading dental services organization located in the New York metro area.
  • Direct lender provides $84 million financing to healthcare companyJones Day advised a direct lender, as administrative agent and sole lead arranger, in connection with a $76.5 million senior secured term loan facility and $7.5 million senior secured revolving loan facility provided to a healthcare company.
  • Merchant banking firm provides $122.5 million acquisition financing to provider of construction accounting software and payroll servicesJones Day advised a merchant banking firm in connection with a $122.5 million senior secured credit facility, comprised of a $110 million term loan and a $12.5 million revolving credit facility, supporting the acquisition of a leading provider of construction accounting software and payroll services for small- to mid-sized specialty contractors in Ohio.
  • Lennox International restates $895 million senior unsecured credit facilitiesJones Day represented Lennox International Inc., a leading global provider of climate control solutions, in connection with the restatement of its senior unsecured credit facilities led by JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent for the bank syndicate, which provides for revolving credit commitments of $750 million and a term loan of $145 million.
  • Direct lender provides $70 million senior secured term loan facility to leading global mobile advertising technology companyJones Day advised a direct lender, as administrative agent, collateral agent, and sole lead arranger, in connection with a $70 million senior secured term loan facility provided to a leading global mobile advertising technology company.
  • Wells Fargo amends and restates loan and security agreement for distributor of PET resinsJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent and collateral agent, and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, London Branch, as foreign collateral agent, in connection with the third amended and restated loan and security agreement provided to a distributor of virgin and recycled polyethylene terephthalate resins.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • October 2010
      Jones Day MCLE University - Dallas