Michael J.Solecki (Mike)

Partner

Cleveland + 1.216.586.7103

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, Avient, Athersys, Cintas, Cleveland-Cliffs, Conagra Brands, Diebold, Ferro, Horizon Global, GrafTech, Lincoln Electric, Macy's, Marathon Petroleum, MPLX, Olympic Steel, Owens Corning, Park-Ohio, Retail Value, Sherwin-Williams, SITE Centers, The Timken Company, TimkenSteel, and TransDigm. He also has represented financial institutions, including KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Mike serves on the board of directors of the West Side Catholic Center.

Expérience

  • Avient acquires DSM Protective Materials businessJones Day advised Avient Corporation (NYSE: AVNT), a leading provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions, in the $1.485 billion acquisition and financing of Koninklijke DSM N.V.’s protective materials business, a leading specialty engineered materials business built around the invention of Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber.
  • Conagra Brands amends and extends $2.0 billion revolving credit facility and obtains $500 million delayed draw term loan facilityJones Day represented Conagra Brands, Inc., a leading branded foods company, in connection with (i) an amendment and extension of a $2.0 billion unsecured revolving credit facility with Bank of America, N.A., and (ii) a new $500 million unsecured delayed draw term loan facility with Farm Credit Services of America, PCA.
  • MPLX completes $1 billion public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented MPLX LP in connection with a public offering of $1 billion aggregate principal amount of 4.950% Senior Notes due 2032.
  • Avient completes $725 million Senior Notes offeringJones Day represented Avient Corporation in connection with a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $725 million aggregate principal amount of 7.125% Senior Notes due 2030.
  • American Industrial Partners portfolio company Vertex merges with VectrusJones Day advised Vertex Aerospace, a portfolio company of American Industrial Partners, in its stock-for-stock merger with Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE: VEC), at an implied value for Vertex of approximately $2.1 billion.
  • SITE Centers refinances $1.15 billion revolving and term loan facilitiesJones Day represented SITE Centers Corp., an owner of open-air shopping centers in suburban, high household income communities, in connection with the refinancing of its $950 million revolving credit facility and $200 million term loan credit facility.
  • Citigroup Global Markets-led group establishes at-the-market equity program for sale of up to $500 million of Common Shares by Apartment Income REIT Corp.Jones Day represented Citigroup Global Markets Inc.-led group of sales agents, forward purchasers, and forward sellers in connection with the establishment of an at-the-market equity program for the sale of up to $500 million of Common Shares by Apartment Income REIT Corp.
  • Cintas completes $1.2 billion Senior Notes offeringJones Day represented Cintas Corporation, a leading provider of uniform rental and facility services and first aid and safety services, in connection with the registered offering by Cintas Corporation No. 2, its wholly-owned subsidiary, of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 3.450% Senior Notes due 2025 and $800 million aggregate principal amount of 4.000% Senior Notes due 2032.
  • Timken completes $350 million Senior Notes offeringJones Day represented The Timken Company, a leading designer, producer, and supplier of engineered bearings and power transmission products, in connection with its registered offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of 4.125% Senior Notes due 2032.
  • MPLX completes $1.5 billion public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented MPLX LP in connection with a public offering of $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of 4.950% Senior Notes due 2052.
  • Confidential flat-rolled steel producer acquires Ferrous Processing and Trading Company for $775 millionJones Day advised a confidential flat-rolled steel producer in the $775 million acquisition of Ferrous Processing and Trading Company (FPT), including certain related entities.
  • Materion acquires H.C. Starck's electronic materials portfolio for $380 millionJones Day advised Materion Corporation, a world leader in high performing advanced materials, in connection with the acquisition and financing of H.C. Starck Solutions' industry-leading, electronic materials business, located in Newton, Massachusetts ("HCS-Electronic Materials") for $380 million.
  • SITE Centers establishes $250 million at-the-market equity programJones Day represented SITE Centers Corp. in connection with the establishment of an at-the-market equity program for the offering and sale of up to $250 million aggregate sales price of Common Shares.
  • TopBuild acquires Distribution International in all-cash transaction valued at $1.0 billionJones Day represented TopBuild in its acquisition of Distribution International from global private equity firm Advent International in an all-cash transaction valued at $1.0 billion.
  • TopBuild completes $500 million Senior Notes offeringJones Day represented TopBuild Corp., a leading installer and distributor of insulation and building material products in the United States, in connection with a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2032.
  • Financial institutions underwrite $500 million Senior Notes offering by self-managed healthcare real estate companyJones Day represented the joint book-running managers in connection with a $500 million public offering of Senior Notes by a self-managed healthcare real estate company, which are guaranteed by its sole general partner.
  • ABM acquires Able Services for $830 millionJones Day advised ABM Industries Incorporated in the acquisition of Able Services, a leading facilities services company headquartered in San Francisco, in a cash transaction valued at $830 million.
  • Olympic Steel establishes $50 million at-the-market equity programJones Day represented Olympic Steel, Inc., a leading national metals service center, in connection with the establishment of an at-the-market equity program for the sale of up to $50 million in the aggregate of shares of Common Stock to KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., as sales agent.
  • KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.-led group of sales agents establishes at-the-market equity program for sale of up to $150 million of Common Shares by Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.Jones Day represented a KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.-led group of sales agents in connection with the establishment of an at-the-market equity program for the sale of up to $150 million of Common Shares by Alexander & Baldwin, Inc., a premier commercial real estate company located in Hawaii and owner of the largest grocery-anchored, neighborhood shopping center portfolio in the state.
  • Conagra Brands completes $500 million public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented Conagra Brands, Inc., a leading branded foods company, in connection with its underwritten public offering of $500 million 0.500% Senior Notes due 2023.
  • Interventions

    • December 1, 2015
      2015 Proxy Season Update