Michael J.Trajkovich (Mike)

Associate

Silicon Valley + 1.650.739.3980

Mike Trajkovich practices corporate law with a focus on commercial financing transactions. He represents and advises public and private companies, financial institutions, and banks in a variety of transactions including secured and unsecured credit facilities, syndicated and bilateral credit agreements, cross-border and multicurrency financings, acquisition financings, asset-backed loans, asset securitizations, and direct private investments.

Mike also counsels clients on corporate governance and other general corporate matters. He has structured and negotiated transactions for clients across a broad array of industries including technology, retail, manufacturing, transportation, energy, agriculture, oil and gas, and health care.

Experience

  • Subsidiary of diversified multinational company enters into $1.25 billion credit facilityJones Day represented a subsidiary of a diversified multinational company in connection with a $1.25 billion unsecured and syndicated revolving credit facility.
  • Agriculture company obtains $2 billion credit facilityJones Day represented an agriculture company in connection with a $2 billion credit facility.
  • Diversified multinational company obtains $2 billion credit facilityJones Day represented a diversified multinational company in connection with a $2 billion 364-day syndicated revolving credit facility.
  • Follett Corporation acquired by private investor groupJones Day advised Follett Corporation in the sale of its corporate entity as well as Follett Higher Education, the company’s collegiate retail and Follett ACCESS business, to a group of private investors led by Jefferson River Capital LLC, a private investment company controlled by the James family.
  • Diversified global manufacturer of industrial components obtains $1.2 billion senior secured credit facilityJones Day represented a diversified global manufacturer of industrial components in connection with its $1.2 billion senior secured credit facility.
  • Agriculture company reissues certain industrial revenue bondsJones Day represented an agriculture company in connection with the reissuance of certain industrial revenue bonds.
  • Follett Corporation divests Baker & Taylor division to private investor groupJones Day advised Follett Corporation in its divestiture of its Baker & Taylor division, the world's premier distributor of physical and digital books and services to public and academic libraries, which will now operate as an independent, privately-owned entity group led by Baker & Taylor's President and CEO Aman Kochar.
  • Leading provider of education technology, services, and print and digital content amends $350 million secured credit facilityJones Day represented a leading provider of education technology, services, and print and digital content in connection with an amendment to its $350 million secured credit facility.
  • Bespoke Capital Acquisition Corp. combines with Vintage Wine EstatesJones Day advised Bespoke Capital Acquisition Corp., a TSX listed special acquisition company ("BCAC"), on its business combination with Vintage Wine Estates, one of the fastest growing U.S. wine producers.
  • Financial institution provides $125.4 million syndicated credit facility to family-owned businesses specializing in creating custom-developed productsJones Day advised a financial institution in connection with a $125.4 million syndicated credit facility provided to a family-owned businesses specializing in creating custom-developed products for national restaurant chains and foodservice industry.
  • CITGO completes $650 million Senior Secured Notes offeringJones Day represented CITGO Petroleum Corporation, a North American refiner of complex crudes and producer of high-value petrochemicals, in connection with a Rule 144A offering of $650 million aggregate principal amount of 6.375% Senior Secured Notes due 2026.
  • Agriculture company makes second amendment to $1.65 billion credit facilityJones Day represented an agriculture company in connection with its second amendment to a $1.65 billion credit facility with U.S. Bank National Association as administrative agent, including a new $250 million incremental term loan.
  • RotaDyne sold Elastomer Processing Group rubber manufacturing business to Ace Midwest, LLCJones Day advised Rotation Dynamics Corporation d/b/a RotaDyne in its sale of substantially all of the operating assets of the Elastomer Processing Group rubber manufacturing business, and certain real property located in Chicago, Illinois, to Ace Midwest, LLC, a subsidiary of Ace Elastomer, Inc.
  • RotaDyne sold roller business assets to Finzer Roller, Inc.Jones Day advised Rotation Dynamics Corporation d/b/a RotaDyne in its sale of substantially all of its roller business assets to Finzer Roller, Inc.
  • Agriculture company amends credit agreementJones Day represented an agriculture company in connection with the negotiation and drafting of the second amendment to its credit agreement.
  • CITGO completes $1.125 billion Senior Secured Notes offeringJones Day represented CITGO Petroleum Corporation, a North American refiner of complex crudes and producer of high-value petrochemicals, in connection with a Rule 144A offering of $1.125 billion aggregate principal amount of 7.00% Senior Secured Notes due 2025.
  • Macy’s completes $1.3 billion Senior Secured Notes offering and $3.15 billion credit facilityJones Day advised Macy's Inc., one of the nation's premier retailers, in connection with the issuance of $1.3 billion in aggregate principal amount of 8.375% Senior Secured Notes due 2025 in a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering and a $3.15 billion asset-based credit facility with Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent.
  • Xcel Energy obtains $500 million term loan facilityJones Day represented Xcel Energy Inc., a provider of renewable energy, in connection with a $500 million 364-day term loan facility, with Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, New York Branch, as administrative agent.
  • MYR Group amends and restates $375 million revolving credit facilityJones Day represented MYR Group, Inc., a national electrical contractor specializing in transmission and distribution, substation and commercial and industrial construction, in connection with their $375 million amended and restated revolving credit facility.
  • Koch Methanol acquires majority ownership stake in St. James Parish methanol joint ventureJones Day advised Koch Methanol, LLC ("Koch Methanol"), a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., in connection with the recapitalization of YCI Methanol One, LLC (the "Joint Venture"), a joint venture between Koch Methanol and Yuhuang Chemical Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Company, Ltd.