Susan E.Siebert

Of Counsel

Boston + 1.617.449.6883

Susan Siebert is a leveraged lending lawyer with three decades of experience representing financial institutions and direct and institutional lenders on cutting-edge leveraged lending transactions, both domestic and cross-border. She also advises on restructuring matters. Her industry experience includes sponsor finance, health care, mining, media and telecommunications, restaurants, and retail.

Susan's financial institution clients include Bank of America, Citizens Bank, M&T Bank, TD Securities, and Wells Fargo. Recent deals include assisting left lead agents in foreign acquisition financings to a U.S. public company with foreign subsidiaries in Europe and Canada and to a sponsor-backed U.S. company acquiring exclusive media license rights in Europe through its U.K. subsidiary.

Susan is recognized consistently in Chambers USA for banking and finance (2006-2018), Best Lawyers in America (2008-2018), and Massachusetts Super Lawyers (2007-2017). She is a frequent speaker in the area of banking and finance and has served on committees of the Commercial Finance Association. Susan is a national board member of Citizen Schools, a nonprofit bringing businesses and public middle schoolers together in various U.S. cities. She also serves on the board of Pine Street Inn, New England's largest nonprofit serving the homeless, and the Seven Generations Board of City Year Boston, a national nonprofit serving urban youth.

Experience

  • National bank amends revolving loan for data visualization technology companyJones Day represented a national bank, as administrative agent, in connection with an amendment providing an increase of $7.5 million to the revolving loan commitments for a total facility of $17.5 million under a senior secured revolving credit facility provided to a data visualization technology company, and certain of its subsidiaries.
  • United Nations University obtains assistance with "Survivor's Package" for survivors of modern slavery and human traffickingJones Day conducted worldwide research for the United Nations University Centre for Policy Research to assist in the development of a "Survivor Package" for survivors of modern slavery and human trafficking.
  • National bank provides financing to national food store chainJones Day represented a national bank, as administrative agent, in connection with a secured financing provided to a national food store chain.
  • Riverside acquires OmniUpdate and merges with Destiny SolutionsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and related financing of OmniUpdate, the leading web content management system (CMS) provider for higher education, and subsequent merger with its portfolio company Destiny Solutions, the leading student lifecycle management solution provider for continuing education and other non-traditional higher education students.
  • National bank increases revolving credit facility for national fleet vehicle leasing company and related titling trust by $140 millionJones Day represented a national bank, as administrative agent, in a $140 million increase to the revolving loan commitments for a total facility of $1.022 billion under a senior secured revolving credit facility provided to a national fleet vehicle leasing company and its titling trust and other subsidiaries.
  • National bank increases revolving credit facility for national fleet vehicle leasing company and related titling trust by $70 millionJones Day represented a national bank, as administrative agent, in a $70 million increase to the revolving loan commitments under a senior secured revolving credit facility provided to a national fleet vehicle leasing company and its titling trust and other subsidiaries.
  • National bank increases revolving credit facility for national fleet vehicle leasing company and related titling trust by $50 millionJones Day represented a national bank, as administrative agent, in a $50 million increase to revolving loan commitments under a senior secured revolving credit facility provided to a national fleet vehicle leasing company and its titling trust and other subsidiaries.
  • Riverside invests in Destiny SolutionsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with its investment in and related financing of Destiny Solutions, a provider of SaaS-based student lifecycle management software used by higher education institutions to manage continuing education and non-degree programs for “new traditional” students who do not fit the traditional definition of a young adult pursuing a full-time degree program.
  • National bank provides $762 million senior secured revolving credit facility to national fleet vehicle leasing company and related titling trustJones Day represented a national bank, as left lead agent and arranger, in a $762 million senior secured revolving credit facility, which includes a senior secured swing line facility and senior secured letter of credit facility, provided to a national fleet vehicle leasing company and its titling trust and other subsidiaries.
  • Citizens Bank amends existing term loan for rock salt mine operator and manufacturerJones Day represented Citizens Bank, N.A., as administrative agent, in connection with the $410 million senior secured refinancing of an existing term loan facility for a rock salt mine operator and manufacturer.
  • Riverside acquires CarePatrolJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the add-on acquisition and related financing to the ComForCare platform of CarePatrol, a senior living advisory and placement services franchisor.
  • Citizens Bank provides $60 million secured credit facility to rock salt mine operator and manufacturerJones Day represented Citizens Bank, N.A., as administrative agent, in connection with a $60 million senior secured revolving credit facility provided to a rock salt mine operator and manufacturer.
  • Riverside invests in ComForCare Health Care HoldingsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with its investment in and related financing of ComForCare Health Care Holdings, LLC, the franchisor of ComForCare Home Care and At Your Side Home Care home care agencies.
  • Citizens Bank provides secured credit facility to craft breweryJones Day represented Citizens Bank, N.A., as administrative agent, in connection with a secured credit facility provided to a craft brewery.
  • Large international financial institution provides credit facility to AstroNova and ANI ApS in connection with acquisition of Trojanlabel ApSJones Day represented a large international financial institution with a term loan and revolving credit facility provided to AstroNova, Inc., a global leader in data visualization technologies, and wholly owned Danish subsidiary, ANI ApS, in connection with the acquisition of Trojanlabel ApS, a European manufacturer of products including digital color label presses and specialty printing systems.
  • Citizens Bank provides financing to transportation services providerJones Day represented Citizens Bank, N.A., as administrative agent, in connection with a $45 million term and revolving loan provided to a transportation services provider.
  • Devonshire REIT and its subsidiary obtain secured financingJones Day represented Devonshire REIT, Inc., a widely held private REIT, and its wholly owned subsidiary, Devonshire Operating Partnership, LP in connection with a secured financing.
  • Blue Point Capital Partners acquires Tierra Sol Ceramic TileJones Day acted as U.S. counsel to Blue Point Capital Partners and its portfolio company, Shnier-GESCO Limited Partnership (Shnier), in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Tierra Sol Ceramic Tile Ltd., a distributor of floor coverings in Canada and the United States.
  • Bank of America provides loan facility to global importer and distributor of chemicalsJones Day represented Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent and lender, in connection with a $92 million revolving and term loan facility provided to a global importer and distributor of chemicals.
  • CIT Group amends and restates senior secured facility for collection companyJones Day represented the The CIT Group/Business Credit, Inc. in connection with the amendment and restatement of a senior secured facility, which included a term loan facility and a revolving facility provided to a national collection company.
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