AllardCarli

Associate

Amsterdam + 31.20.305.4275

Allard Carli's practice focuses on a wide variety of cross-border banking and securities transactions. He has experience in secured and unsecured financing transactions, real estate financings, acquisition financings, project financings, and asset-based lending transactions, acting on behalf of both lenders and borrowers, as well as in restructurings.

Notable matters that Allard has recently worked on include the $300 million refinancing of Hyster-Yale, a designer, engineer and manufacturer, and seller and servicer of a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally; the €500 million SEC-registered green bonds offering by Wabtec, one of the world's largest providers of value-added, technology-based equipment, systems, and services for the global transit and freight rail industries; and the acquisition of the TenCate Geosynthetics group by Groupe Solmax Inc.

Esperienze

  • 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.
  • Greystar acquires a 650-bed student residence in Puteaux, FranceJones Day advised Greystar in its acquisition of a 650-bed student residence in Puteaux, located in the greater Paris area, from Veld Capital and the FREO Group.
  • Mizuho Bank-led syndicate provides US$590 million sustainability linked revolving credit facility and amends and restates US$455 million sustainability linked revolving credit facility to Louis Dreyfus Company Suisse SAJones Day advised (i) a syndicate of 50 financial institutions, led by Mizuho Bank, Ltd., Paris Branch (with Rabobank as the facility agent), in connection with a new US$590 million sustainability linked revolving credit facility and (ii) in parallel, a syndicate of over 35 financial institutions in connection with the amendment and restatement of an existing US$455 million sustainability linked revolving credit facility, to Louis Dreyfus Company Suisse SA.
  • BNP Paribas Fortis, Belfius Bank, KBC Bank, and ING Belgium provide €400 million revolving credit facility to SD Worx GroupJones Day acted as legal counsel to BNP Paribas Fortis NV/SA, Belfius Bank NV/SA, KBC Bank NV, and ING Belgium NV/SA in connection with the amendment, restatement, and increase of the revolving credit facility originally dated April 4, 2022 from €250 million to €400 million granted to SD Worx NV.
  • Diebold Nixdorf obtains $1.25 billion senior secured exit credit facilityJones Day represented Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated, a multinational financial and retail technology company that specializes in the sale, manufacture, installation, and service of self-service transaction systems (such as ATMs and currency processing systems), point-of-sale terminals, physical security products, and software and related services for global financial, retail, and commercial markets, in connection with a new $1.25 billion senior secured term loan facility as part of it’s emergence from chapter 11 bankruptcy and other domestic and foreign court-supervised restructuring proceedings.
  • Diebold Nixdorf successfully restructures over $2.7 billion in funded debt and completes the first-ever dual proceeding under the U.S. bankruptcy code and Dutch restructuring law in 71 daysIn the first-ever cross border restructuring involving dual main proceedings under chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and a scheme of arrangement (the "Dutch Scheme") under the Dutch Act on Confirmation of Extrajudicial Plans (Wet Homologatie Onderhands Akkoord ("WHOA")), and the first-ever chapter 15 recognition of Dutch Scheme proceedings and a sanctioned WHOA reorganization plan (the "WHOA Plan"), Jones Day represented Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated ("Diebold") and certain of its U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries (the "Debtors") in connection with (i) the prepackaged chapter 11 cases of In re Diebold Holding Company, LLC, et al., (Case No. 23-90602-DRJ) commenced on June 1, 2023, in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas (the "Bankruptcy Court"); (ii) the Dutch Scheme, commenced on June 1, 2023 by Diebold Nixdorf Dutch Holding B.V. (the "Dutch Issuer") in the District Court of Amsterdam (the "Dutch Court"), and (iii) the chapter 15 proceedings before the Bankruptcy Court commenced by the foreign representative of the Dutch Issuer, wherein the Bankruptcy Court recognized the Dutch Scheme proceeding as a foreign main proceeding and recognized and extended comity to the WHOA Plan that was sanctioned by the Dutch Court.
  • Sacyr Group and Marguerite Silver amend project Arlanzón finance documentsJones Day provided legal advice to consortium composed of Sacyr Group and Marguerite Silver in connection with the Spanish, English, and Dutch matters related with the modification and amendments of certain finance documents within the bond issuance scheme for project Arlanzón.
  • Syndicate of senior lenders finance Andera Partners' minority acquisition of, and refinance, Pauwels ConsultingJones Day acted as lenders' legal counsel in connection with the financing of the acquisition of a minority interest of Pauwels Consulting by Andera Partners and the refinancing of the Pauwels Consulting group.
  • Diebold Nixdorf obtains $1.25 billion senior secured superpriority DIP credit facilityJones Day is representing Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (the “Company”), a multinational financial and retail technology company that specializes in the sale, manufacture, installation, and service of self-service transaction systems (such as ATMs and currency processing systems), point-of-sale terminals, physical security products, and software and related services for global financial, retail, and commercial markets, and certain of its domestic and foreign subsidiaries (collectively, the “Debtors”) in (i) a pre-packaged chapter 11 proceeding in front of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas (the “Bankruptcy Court”), (ii) a scheme of arrangement by Diebold Nixdorf Dutch Holding B.V. (the “Dutch Issuer”) and the related voluntary proceeding in front of the District Court of Amsterdam under the Dutch Act on Confirmation of Extrajudicial Plans (Wet Homologatie Onderhands Akkoord), and (iii) an anticipated proceeding commenced by the Dutch Issuer under chapter 15 in the Bankruptcy Court, seeking recognition of such scheme of arrangement.
  • Hyster-Yale Materials amends second amended and restated loan, security and guaranty agreementJones Day represented Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. in connection with the first amendment to its second amended and restated loan, security and guaranty agreement, which increased the aggregate commitments of the facility pursuant to a first-in, last-out tranche of $25 million (the "FILO Tranche").
  • Belfius Bank and KBC Bank finance acquisition of Axi group by Strada PartnersJones Day acted as legal counsel to Belfius Bank NV/SA and KBC Bank NV in connection with the financing of the acquisition of the Axi group by Strada Partners.
  • Citibank provides $400 million unsecured multicurrency credit facility to Deckers Outdoor CorporationJones Day represented Citibank, N.A., as left lead arranger and administrative agent, in connection with a $400 million unsecured multicurrency revolving credit facility provided to Deckers Outdoor Corporation, a global leader in designing, marketing, and distributing innovative footwear, apparel, and accessories.
  • Aurelius acquires three European paper mills from Sappi Limited in complex pan-European carve-out transactionJones Day is advising Aurelius in the acquisition of three European paper mills from Sappi Limited.
  • Private Dutch investment company refinances US$170 million of existing financial indebtednessJones Day represented a private Dutch investment company in connection with a US$170 million structured, secured financing transaction to refinance its existing indebtedness incurred in connection with an acquisition of a custom chemical manufacturer.
  • PNC Bank leads syndicate of lenders on Enerpac’s $600 million senior secured syndicated credit facilityJones Day represented PNC Bank, National Association as administrative agent, in connection with a $600 million senior secured syndicated credit facility, comprised of a $400 million revolving credit facility and a $200 million term loan, to Enerpac Tool Group Corp. and certain of its affiliates.
  • 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.
  • BNP Paribas issues €375 million Non-Dilutive Cash-Settled Zero Coupon Convertible Bonds linked to BNP Paribas sharesJones Day represented BNP Paribas, as issuer and sole bookrunner, in connection with the offering by BNP Paribas of €375 million Non-Dilutive Cash-Settled Zero Coupon Convertible Bonds due 2025 linked to BNP Paribas shares.
  • KBC Bank finances acquisition of ElaN Group by Andera PartnersJones Day acted as legal counsel to KBC Bank NV in connection with the financing of the acquisition of the ElaN Group by Andera Partners.
  • Belfius Bank and BNP Paribas Fortis NV/SA provide revolving facility to SD Worx NVJones Day acted as legal counsel to Belfius Bank NV/SA and BNP Paribas Fortis NV/SA in connection with a revolving facility provided to SD Worx NV.
  • KeyBank amends and restates $250 million secured revolving credit facility for cloud infrastructure providerJones Day represented KeyBank National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with an amended and restated $250 million secured revolving credit facility provided to a cloud infrastructure provider.