William B.Hamner (Will)

Associate

Atlanta + 1.404.581.8616

Will Hamner focuses his practice on a variety of commercial financing transactions. He represents banks and other financial institutions, as well as public and private companies, in connection with secured and unsecured, cash flow, asset-based, single-bank, and syndicated credit facilities, for both acquisition and working capital financing.

Experiencia

  • Leading financial services company provides $650 million syndicated senior secured credit facility to private-equity backed wealth management and financial planning companyJones Day represented a leading financial services company, as lead arranger and administrative agent, in connection with a $650 million syndicated senior secured incremental term loan facility to a private-equity backed wealth management and financial planning company to finance its acquisition of a retail wealth management business.
  • Asbury Automotive amends and restates its $2.8 billion floorplan credit facilityJones Day represented Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (together with certain of its subsidiaries), one of the largest automotive retail and service companies in the U.S., in connection with the amendment and restatement of its credit facility, providing for an increase in the aggregate commitments to $2.8 billion, consisting of a $1.925 billion new vehicle floorplan facility, a $375 million used vehicle floorplan facility, and a $500 million revolving credit facility.
  • PureCycle Technologies completes $250 million Green Convertible Senior Notes offeringJones Day represented PureCycle Technologies, Inc., in connection with a Rule 144A offering of $250 million aggregate principal amount of 7.25% Green Convertible Senior Notes due 2030.
  • VSE Corporation completes $120 million public offering of Common StockJones Day represented VSE Corporation (NASDAQ: VSEC) in connection with an underwritten public offering of 2,475,000 shares of VSE's Common Stock at a price of $48.50 per share.
  • VSE Corporation partners with The Loar Group to acquire Desser AerospaceJones Day advised VSE Corporation (NASDAQ: VSEC) ("VSE") in its acquisition (the "Acquisition") of Desser Aerospace ("Desser") for a purchase price of $124 million.
  • Fortrea completes $570 million private placement of Senior Secured Notes and obtains $1.5 billion credit facilityJones Day represented Fortrea Holdings Inc., a leading global contract research organization (“CRO”) that provides comprehensive phase I through IV biopharmaceutical product and medical device services, patient access solutions and other enabling services, in connection with the Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $570 million aggregate principal amount of 7.500% Senior Secured Notes due 2030 and a $1.5 billion senior secured credit facility as part of its spin-off from Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings.
  • HanesBrands obtains $900 million incremental term loan B facilityJones Day advised HanesBrands Inc., a global leader in the marketing of everyday basic innerwear and activewear apparel in the Americas, Australia, Europe, and Asia, in connection with its $900 million incremental term loan B facility.
  • Gray Television enters into $300 million trade receivables facilityJones Day advised Gray Television, Inc., a television broadcast company, in connection with its $300 million trade receivables facility with Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent.
  • HanesBrands completes $600 million Senior Notes offering and prices $900 million term loan B facilityJones Day represented HanesBrands Inc. in connection with (i) a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 9.000% Senior Notes due 2031 and (ii) an amendment to the credit agreement that governs the company's existing senior secured credit facilities to provide for a new $900 million senior secured term loan B facility (the “Term Loan B”).
  • Asbury Automotive amends and restates $1.45 billion credit facilityJones Day advised Asbury Automotive Group, Inc., one of the largest automotive retail and service companies in the U.S., together with certain of its subsidiaries, in connection with the amendment and restatement of its credit facility, providing for a $1.04 billion new vehicle floorplan facility, a $160 million used vehicle floorplan facility, and a revolving credit facility of $250 million.
  • Cumulus Media completes offering of $500 million Senior Secured First-Lien NotesJones Day represented Cumulus Media Inc., a leading audio-first media and entertainment company headquartered in Atlanta, GA that owns and/or operates 428 radio stations broadcasting in 87 U.S. media markets, in connection with its Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $500 million in aggregate principal amount of 6.750% Senior Secured First-Lien Notes due 2026.
  • Exide Technologies completes $1.1 billion comprehensive new financing and recapitalizationJones Day represented Exide Technologies, a global leader in stored energy solutions for the automotive and industrial markets, in connection with a comprehensive new financing and recapitalization transaction.
  • Milliken & Company acquires Andover Healthcare, Inc. and Andover Resources, Inc.Jones Day advised Milliken & Company, an industrial manufacturer that is active in a breadth of disciplines, including specialty chemical, floor covering, performance and protective textile materials, in connection with the acquisition of Andover Healthcare, Inc. and Andover Resources, Inc., leading manufacturers of cohesive bandages and tapes for healthcare, animal health, and sports medicine industries.
  • KeyBank provides $185 million credit facility to electric utility companyJones Day represented KeyBank National Association, as arranger and administrative agent, in connection with a $185 million revolving credit facility provided to an electric utility company.
  • Roper Technologies acquires Foundry for £410 million (US$543.4 million)Jones Day advised Roper Technologies, Inc. in its acquisition of Foundry in an all-cash transaction valued at £410 million (US$543.4 million).
  • Leading financial services company provides $125 million secured syndicated credit facility in private equity-backed acquisition of pediatric primary care services providerJones Day represented a leading financial services company, as left lead arranger and administrative agent, in a $125 million senior secured syndicated credit facility, consisting of a $105 million term B loan and a $20 million revolving credit facility, in connection with financing of a private equity-backed acquisition of a pediatric primary care services provider.
  • Gray Television amends and restates credit facility to finance acquisition of Raycom MediaJones Day represented Gray Television, Inc., a television broadcast company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, in the amendment and restatement of its credit facility, providing for a $1.4 billion additional term loan and a $200 million revolving credit facility, in connection with its acquisition of Raycom Media, Inc., a Montgomery, Alabama-based television broadcast company.
  • Major financial institution amends and restates credit facility for international plastic resin distributorJones Day represented a major financial institution, as lead arranger and administrative agent, in connection with the amendment and restatement of an asset-based revolving credit facility provided to an international plastic resin distributor.
  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and SunTrust Bank-led syndicate provide $1.1 billion credit facility to EquifaxJones Day advised SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., as left lead arranger, and SunTrust Bank, as administrative agent, in connection with a $1.1 billion senior revolving credit facility provided by a syndicate of lenders to Equifax Inc., a consumer credit reporting agency.
  • Crestline Direct Finance provides $47.5 million secured term loan financing to multinational software company and participates in $45 million preferred stock investment in CompanyJones Day represented Crestline Direct Finance in connection with a $42.5 million initial term loan and $5 million delayed draw term loan facility provided to a multinational software company.