Michael J.Solecki (Mike)

Partner

Cleveland + 1.216.586.7103

For more than 20 years, Mike Solecki has successfully advised clients on day-to-day disclosure obligations and corporate governance matters as well as multimillion dollar financings, earning him numerous BTI Client Service All-Star recognitions. He advises a diverse range of companies and financial institutions on corporate finance and corporate governance matters. His corporate finance practice includes public and private equity and debt offerings and restructurings, including Rule 144A offerings, tender offers, and exchange offers. He also regularly advises public companies on corporate governance, securities laws, stock exchange rules and regulations, and periodic reporting responsibilities.

Some of the companies Mike has recently worked with include ABM Industries, American Greetings, Athersys, Cintas, Cleveland-Cliffs, Conagra Brands, Diebold, Ferro, Horizon Global, Lincoln Electric, Louisiana Pacific, Macy's, Marathon Petroleum, MPLX, Olympic Steel, Owens Corning, Park-Ohio, PolyOne, Retail Value, Sherwin-Williams, SITE Centers, The Timken Company, TimkenSteel, TransDigm, and WESCO International. He also has represented financial institutions, including KeyBanc Capital Markets and Jefferies.

Mike serves on the board of directors of the West Side Catholic Center.

Experience

  • Athersys establishes equity purchase facility for sale of up to $100 million of common stockJones Day represented Athersys, Inc. in connection with the establishment of an equity purchase facility for the sale of up to $100 million of Athersys’ shares of common stock to Aspire Capital Fund LLC.
  • Cleveland-Cliffs to acquire AK Steel in $1.1 billion stock swapJones Day is advising Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE: CLF) in its merger with AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS) pursuant to which Cliffs will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of AK Steel common stock.
  • TransDigm Group completes offering of $2.65 billion of Senior Subordinated NotesJones Day represented TransDigm Group Incorporated, a leading global designer, producer, and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components, in connection with the Rule 144A and Regulation S offering by TransDigm Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary, of $2.65 billion aggregate principal amount of 5.50% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2027.
  • KeyBanc Capital Markets, Credit Agricole Securities, Raymond James, and Stifel, Nicolaus & Company establish equity offering program by Physicians Realty TrustJones Day represented KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.; Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc.; Raymond James & Associates, Inc.; and Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, as sales agents or forward sellers, as applicable, in connection with the establishment of an at-the-market equity program with a forward sale component for the sale of up to $500 million of Common Stock of Physicians Realty Trust, a self-managed healthcare real estate company.
  • TriMas to sell Lamons business to First Reserve for $135 millionJones Day is advising TriMas Company, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TriMas Corporation, in its $135 million sale of its Lamons business, a provider of industrial sealing and fastener solutions used in mission-critical, high-consequence applications in the petrochemical, petroleum refining, midstream energy transportation, upstream oil and gas, metropolitan water and wastewater management end markets to First Reserve, a private equity firm focused on energy investing.
  • Marathon Petroleum to spin off Speedway into separate publicly traded companyJones Day is advising Marathon Petroleum Corporation ("MPC") in connection with the spin-off of Speedway LLC into an independent, publicly traded company.
  • PolyOne sells its Performance Products and Solutions business to SK Capital Partners for $775 millionJones Day advised PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a leading global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, in its $775 million cash sale of its Performance Products and Solutions business to SK Capital Partners.
  • SITE Centers completes $195 million registered public offeringJones Day represented SITE Centers Corp., a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust, in connection with its $197.5 million registered public offering of 13,255,000 Common Shares.
  • MPLX completes $3.25 billion of exchange offers and consent solicitations of ANDX NotesJones Day advised MPLX LP ("MPLX") in connection with its offers to exchange up to $3.25 billion aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes issued by Andeavor Logistics LP ("ANDX") and Tesoro Logistics Finance Corp. ("Finance Corp.") for an equal aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes issued by MPLX.
  • MPLX completes $2.0 billion public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented MPLX LP in connection with a public offering of $2.0 billion of Senior Notes, consisting of (i) $1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2021 and (ii) $1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2022.
  • MPLX LP acquires Andeavor Logistics LPJones Day represented Marathon Petroleum Corporation, one of the largest independent refining, marketing and midstream companies in the U.S., in the combination of its two master limited partnerships, MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX) and Andeavor Logistics LP (NYSE: ANDX) in a unit-for-unit transaction at a blended exchange ratio of 1.07x, representing an equity value of approximately $9 billion and an enterprise value of $14 billion for ANDX.
  • OMNOVA to be acquired by Synthomer plc for $824 millionJones Day is advising OMNOVA Solutions Inc. in its $824 million acquisition by Synthomer plc, a United Kingdom-based specialty chemical company.
  • Cleveland-Cliffs issues $750 million of Senior Guaranteed NotesJones Day represented Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., a leading mining and natural resources company in the United States, in connection with its private offering of $750 million aggregate principal amount of 5.875% Senior Guaranteed Notes due 2027.
  • TransDigm Group completes offering of $550 million Senior Subordinated NotesJones Day represented TransDigm Group Incorporated, a leading global designer, producer, and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components, in connection with the Rule 144A and Regulation S offering by TransDigm Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary, of $550 million aggregate principal amount of 7.50% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2027.
  • TransDigm Group issues $4.0 billion of Senior Secured NotesJones Day represented TransDigm Group Incorporated, a leading global designer, producer, and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components, in connection with the Rule 144A and Regulation S offering by TransDigm Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary, of $4.0 billion combined aggregate principal amount of 6.25% Senior Secured Notes due 2026, which consist of $3.8 billion aggregate principal amount of 6.25% Senior Secured Notes due 2026 and $200 million aggregate principal amount of 6.25% Senior Secured Notes due 2026.
  • Louisiana-Pacific enters cooperation agreement with D.E. Shaw GroupJones Day advised Louisiana-Pacific Corporation in connection with a cooperation agreement with certain funds affiliated with D.E. Shaw.
  • Olympic Steel acquires McCullough Industries, Inc.Jones Day advised Olympic Steel Inc. in its acquisition of McCullough Industries, Inc., which manufactures and sells branded self-dumping hoppers used in a variety of industrial applications.
  • Macy’s subsidiary completes tender offer for up to $750 million of outstanding debt securitiesJones Day represented Macy's Inc., one of the nation's premier retailers, in connection with the tender offer by Macy's Retail Holdings, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Macy's, Inc., to purchase for cash up to $750 million of outstanding debt securities.
  • SITE Centers Corp. establishes $250 million at-the-market programJones Day represented SITE Centers Corp., a self-administered real estate investment trust, in connection with the establishment of an at-the-market program for the sale of up to $250 million of its Common Shares.
  • MPLX completes $2.25 billion public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented MPLX LP in connection with a public offering of $2.25 billion of Senior Notes, consisting of (i) $750 million aggregate principal amount of 4.800% Senior Notes due 2029 and (ii) $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of 5.500% Senior Notes due 2049.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • December 1, 2015
      2015 Proxy Season Update
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