DantéAdams

Associate

Londres + 44.20.7039.5161

Danté Adams is a finance lawyer with a main focus on leveraged loan and capital markets transactions. His work emphasizes UK and cross-border acquisition finance, where he represents senior lenders, junior lenders, and borrower groups. Danté has experience in a variety of debt capital structures, including European super senior revolving credit facilities, high yield bond financings, and first and second lien loan financings.

In addition, Danté has extensive experience advising leading alternative capital and private credit funds, private equity firms, and corporate borrowers across a wide array of capital structures and debt products. He has provided counsel to top-tier investment banks and well-known financial institutions on numerous complex cross-border acquisition financing transactions.

Danté's portfolio also includes involvement in international project finance transactions, predominantly in the energy sector. Prior to joining Jones Day in 2023, he was part of the team that advised on the hedging and equity financing for the largest concentrated solar power project in South Africa.

Before relocating to London, Danté was actively involved in pro bono work in his South African community. He advised entrepreneurs and local business owners through the Business Law Help Desk, a collaboration between the University of Johannesburg's Centre for Entrepreneurship (UJCE) and ProBono.Org.

Expérience

  • SingTel sells Trustwave to The Chertoff GroupJones Day represented Singapore Telecommunications Limited, southeast Asia’s largest telecommunications company, in the sale of Trustwave, a cyber security and managed security services business, to funds affiliated with The Chertoff Group for $205 million. In connection with the sale of Trustwave, Jones Day represented SingTel, as lender, in connection with a unique $195 million senior secured term loan and $40 million unsecured multiple draw term loan facility provided to Trustwave.
  • AURELIUS acquires The Body ShopJones Day advised private equity investor AURELIUS on its acquisition of The Body Shop from Natura & Co S.A.
  • ABN AMRO, Belfius Bank, BNP Paribas, and KBC Bank establish €200 million facilities agreement with Mediahuis NVJones Day acted as legal counsel to ABN AMRO Bank N.V., Belfius Bank SA/NV, BNP Paribas Fortis SA/NV, and KBC Bank NV in connection with the establishment of a €200 million facilities agreement entered into with Mediahuis NV.
  • Belfius Bank, ING Belgium, and KBC Bank amend, increase, and extend existing financing to Equine Care GroupJones Day acted as counsel to Belfius Bank SA/NV, ING Belgium NV/SA and KBC Bank NV, as lenders, in connection with the amendment, increase, and extension of the existing financing granted to the Equine Care Group (an international provider of high-quality equine care through specialist equine clinics, ambulatory care and nutrition/supplements) for the purpose of, amongst others, acquiring the Irish company Thoroughbred Remedies Manufacturing Limited and the English company Equine Products U.K. Limited.
  • OakNorth supports Graphite Capital's investment in StoralJones Day advised OakNorth Bank plc in connection with its financing of the buyout of Storal, one of the largest privately-owned children's nursery groups in England, by Graphite Capital.