Wayne M.Ritter

Associate

Columbus + 1.614.281.3963

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2022, Wayne Ritter clerked for Chief Judge Algenon L. Marbley of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Before attending law school he worked in financial services and higher education.

Experience

  • Mining service provider obtains $25 million increase to its existing revolving credit facilityJones Day represented a mining service provider in connection with an amendment and restatement to their credit facility, which included a $25 million increase to its existing revolving credit facility.
  • YETI Holdings increases revolving credit facility to $300 million and obtains new $84.375 term loanJones Day represented YETI Holdings, Inc., a global designer, retailer, and distributor of innovative outdoor products, in connection with an amendment to its existing credit agreement to, among other things, increase the revolving commitments to $300 million and provide a new $84.375 million term loan.
  • Cleveland-Cliffs extends $4.5 billion of revolving commitments for three years and obtains $250 million incremental increase to existing credit facilityJones Day represented Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., the largest flat-rolled steel producer and the largest supplier of iron ore pellets in North America, in connection with an amendment to its existing asset-based revolving credit facility to, among other things, extend the maturity of $4.5 billion of revolving commitments for three years and increase the revolving commitments by an additional $250 million.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners portfolio company acquires ASL Print FXJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company AWT Labels & Packaging Inc. (AWT) of ASL Print FX (ASL), a leading manufacturer of innovative print solutions to beverage, consumer packaged goods, envelope, and promotional markets across North America.
  • Hyster-Yale Materials amends second amended and restated loan, security and guaranty agreementJones Day represented Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. in connection with the first amendment to its second amended and restated loan, security and guaranty agreement, which increased the aggregate commitments of the facility pursuant to a first-in, last-out tranche of $25 million (the "FILO Tranche").
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Student Opportunity CenterJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company PeopleGrove of Student Opportunity Center (SOC), the leading service provider for Experiential Learning (EL), High-Impact Practices (HIPs), and EL/HIPs operational consulting services.
  • Sky Island Capital acquires Kaufhold's KurdsJones Day represented Sky Island Capital in the acquisition and financing of Kaufhold's Kurd's, Inc., a wholesale food manufacturer that primarily sells direct to food service distributors across the United States.
  • Riverside acquires ProVelocity and IronEdgeJones Day represented The Riverside Company in the acquisition of ProVelocity, a long-standing managed IT solutions provider that helps businesses and government agencies manage their technology needs, and IronEdge, a leading IT solutions provider for Texas-based businesses.