Michael J.Solecki (Mike)

Partner

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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

  • Marathon Petroleum proposed to separate into three separate publicly traded entitiesJones Day is advising Marathon Petroleum Corporation ("MPC") in connection with a proposal from Elliott Management Corporation to separate MPC into three separate publicly traded entities: (i) Speedway (Retail), (ii) MPLX (Midstream), and (iii) New Marathon (Refining).
  • 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.
  • PolyOne to sell its Performance Products and Solutions business to SK Capital Partners for $775 millionJones Day is advising 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.
  • 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.
  • Conagra Brands acquires Pinnacle Foods for $10.9 billion in cash and stockJones Day advised Conagra Brands, Inc. in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Pinnacle Foods Inc. in a $10.9 billion merger.
  • Conagra Brands completes $7.025 billion public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented Conagra Brands, Inc., a leading branded foods company, in connection with its underwritten public offering of $525 million Floating Rate Notes due 2020, $1.2 billion 3.800% Senior Notes due 2021, $1 billion 4.300% Senior Notes due 2024, $1 billion 4.600% Senior Notes due 2025, $1.3 billion 4.850% Senior Notes 2028, $1 billion 5.300% Senior Notes due 2038, and $1 billion 5.400% Senior Notes due 2048.
  • Conagra Brands completes $575 million public offering of Common StockJones Day represented Conagra Brands, Inc., a leading branded foods company, in connection with its underwritten public offering of 16,312,057 shares of Common Stock.
  • Marathon Petroleum completes $3.375 billion of exchange offers and consent solicitations in connection with acquisition of AndeavorJones Day advised Marathon Petroleum Corporation (“MPC”) in connection with its offers to exchange up to $3.375 billion aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes issued by Andeavor for an equal aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes issued by MPC.
  • Marathon Petroleum acquires Andeavor in deal valued at $23.3 billionJones Day advised Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC) in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Andeavor (NYSE: ANDV) to create a leading U.S. refining, marketing, and midstream company.
  • Timken Company completes $400 million public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented The Timken Company, a world leader in engineered bearings and power transmission products, in connection with its underwritten public offering of $400 million of 4.500% Senior Notes due 2028.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • December 1, 2015
      2015 Proxy Season Update
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