Mamoun K.Shafi

Associate

London + 44.20.7039.5128

Mamoun Shafi has broad experience acting for private equity sponsors, portfolio companies, corporate borrowers, and financial institutions in complex cross-border leveraged acquisitions, syndicated lending, corporate credit facilities, and general banking matters.

Mamoun has recently acted on the borrower side for, among others, Inflexion Private Equity Partners, The Riverside Company, Pantheon Ventures, Ted Baker plc, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, U. S. Steel Corporation, Sequoia Economic Infrastructure Income Fund Limited, and syncreon America. On the lender side Mamoun has acted for OakNorth Bank, Bank of America, JP Morgan, and Canada Imperial Bank of Commerce.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Mamoun acted for Searchlight Capital, Platinum Equity, PAI Partners, Freshstream, Wendel, and various prominent financial institutions. He also served secondment assignments with Aberdeen Standard Investments and Scottish Widows.

Experience

  • Armor sells stake in ARMOR-IIMAK to AstorgJones Day advised EN5, controlling shareholders of the Armor group, on the management buyout of Armor Iimak group and the simultaneous 40% investment by Astorg Midcap in the Armor Iimak group.
  • Sun Communities acquires Park Holidays UK for $1.3 billionJones Day advised Sun Communities, Inc. on its acquisition of Park Holidays UK for approximately $1.3 billion.
  • Eastman sells adhesives resins business product lines for $1 billionJones Day advised Eastman Chemical Company in the $1 billion sale of its adhesives resins assets and business to Synthomer plc.
  • Ensign-Bickford Industries acquires Cawood Scientific LimitedJones Day advised Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. on its acquisition of Cawood Scientific Limited (Cawood).
  • Internet Fusion Group obtains financing for acquisition of Northcore Limited and Shade LimitedJones Day represented Internet Fusion Group, an online retail group, in connection with the leveraged acquisition financing of Northcore Limited, an outdoor surf accessories and lifestyle clothing brand, and Shade Limited, an independent on-line sunglasses retailer.
  • U.S. Steel closes €300 million sustainability linked revolving credit facilityJones Day advised U.S. Steel Košice, s.r.o., a wholly owned subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation and one of the largest integrated steel producers in Central Europe, on its entry into a €300 million sustainability linked revolving credit facility with a syndicate of lenders led by ING Bank N.V.
  • Riverside portfolio company UniFocus acquires KnowcrossJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the acquisition by portfolio company, UniFocus, of Knowcross, a global leader in task management and operational optimization software for the hospitality industry.
  • Macquarie acquires Beauparc Utilities, Ireland’s largest waste management companyJones Day advised Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 6 in the acquisition and financing of Beauparc Utilities, Ireland’s largest waste management company.
  • STERIS acquires Cantel Medical for $3.6 billionJones Day advised STERIS plc in its acquisition of Cantel Medical Corp, a global provider of infection prevention products and services primarily to endoscopy and dental customers, for $3.6 billion.
  • Horizon Technologies raises capital in Series A roundJones Day advised Horizon Technologies in its Series A financing led by Maven Capital Partners with participation from Virgin Money.
  • Coronado Global Resources completes US$550 million in combined financingJones Day represented Coronado Global Resources Inc., in connection with (i) an offering of US$350 million aggregate principal amount of 10.750% Senior Secured Notes due 2026, (ii) a secured asset-based revolving credit agreement in an initial aggregate principal amount of US$100 million, and (iii) an offering of US$100 million aggregate principal amount of shares of its Common Stock in the form of CHESS Depositary Interests, which are listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.
  • STERIS signs $2.55 billion financing package in connection with acquisition of Cantel MedicalJones Day represented STERIS plc, a leading provider of infection prevention and other procedural products and services, in connection with a new (i) $1.25 billion revolving credit facility, (ii) $550 million term loan facility, and (iii) $750 million delayed draw term loan facility with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent, the proceeds of which will be used, in part, to finance the acquisition of Cantel Medical Corp, a global provider of infection prevention products and services primarily to endoscopy and dental customers.
  • Atlas Arteria establishes new capital structure for Warnow Tunnel in GermanyJones Day advised Atlas Arteria, a global owner, operator, and developer of toll roads, on a new approximately 29-year debt facility for its Warnow Tunnel in Germany as part of a capital restructuring.
  • Amsterdam Trade Bank N.V. provides secured financing to FIBR CapitalJones Day advised Amsterdam Trade Bank N.V. in connection with a loan-on-loan financing provided to FIBR Capital Ltd., a UK-based provider of finance solutions to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).
  • Koch Equity Development invests preferred equity in AIM listed Victoria plcJones Day advised Koch Equity Development LLC ("KED"), the acquisition and investment subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., on its investment into AIM listed Victoria plc ("Victoria"), a UK-based global designer, manufacturer, and distributor of flooring products.
  • Kartesia Management restructures and refinances ORAPI and its holding company La Financière MG3FJones Day advised Kartesia Management SA in connection with the conciliation procedure, restructuring, and refinancing of ORAPI and the refinancing and restructuring of its holding company La Financière MG3F through multiple equity and debt instruments.
  • Largest Cineworld shareholder refinancesJones Day advised Global City Theatres B.V., (GCT), the largest shareholder of Cineworld Group plc (Cineworld), Regal in the U.S., as lead counsel on its debt refinancing and related capital market aspects.
  • Macquarie sold Condor FerriesJones Day advised Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets in the sale of Condor Ferries, an operator of lifeline freight and passenger ferry services between Guernsey, Jersey, the United Kingdom, and the Port of St. Malo in France, to a consortium of Columbia Threadneedle European Sustainable Infrastructure Fund (ESIF) and Brittany Ferries.
  • Inflexion Private Equity acquires Aspen PumpsJones Day advised Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, one of the UK's leading mid-market private equity firms, on its acquisition of the Aspen Pumps group from 3i Group plc.
  • U.S. Steel Kosice refinances €460 million senior multicurrency revolving credit facility agreementJones Day advised U.S. Steel Kosice, s.r.o., a Slovak subsidiary of U.S. Steel Corporation, on the refinancing of a €460 million guaranteed senior multicurrency revolving credit facility agreement.