Michael J.Solecki (Mike)

Partner

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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, Cleveland-Cliffs, Conagra Brands, Diebold, GrafTech, Hertz, Lincoln Electric, Macy's, Marathon Petroleum, MPLX, Olympic Steel, Owens Corning, Park-Ohio, Root, Sherwin-Williams, SITE Centers, The Timken Company, TimkenSteel, TopBuild, TransDigm, TriMas, and Wesco. He also has represented financial institutions, including KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Mike serves on the board of directors of the Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity.

担当案件

  • TransDigm completes additional $550 million Senior Secured Notes offering and reprices $6.2 billion of existing tranche H and I term loansJones Day represented TransDigm Group Incorporated (“TransDigm Group”), a leading global designer, producer, and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components, in connection with the Rule 144A and Regulation S offering by TransDigm Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary, of an additional $550 million aggregate principal amount of 6.375% Senior Secured Notes due 2029 (the “Notes”).
  • Cleveland-Cliffs completes $825 million Senior Unsecured Notes offeringJones Day represented Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (the "Company"), the largest flat-rolled steel producer and manufacturer of iron ore pellets in North America, in connection with its Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $825 million aggregate principal amount of 7.000% Senior Unsecured Guaranteed Notes due 2032 (the "Notes").
  • WESCO Distribution completes $1.75 billion Senior Notes offeringJones Day represented WESCO International, Inc., a leading provider of electrical, communications, and utility distribution and supply chain services, in connection with the Rule 144A and Regulation S offering by WESCO Distribution, Inc., a direct subsidiary of WESCO International, Inc., of $1.75 billion aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes, consisting of $900 million of 6.375% Senior Notes due 2029 and $850 million of 6.625% Senior Notes due 2032.
  • Global producer of residential and commercial building materials obtains $1 billion revolving credit facilityJones Day represented a global producer of residential and commercial building materials in connection with a new $1 billion multicurrency revolving credit facility.
  • TransDigm completes $4.4 billion Senior Secured Notes offering and extension and increase of its revolving credit facility to $910 millionJones Day represented TransDigm Group Incorporated (“TransDigm Group”), a leading global designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components, in connection with the Rule 144A and Regulation S offering by TransDigm Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary, of $2.2 billion aggregate principal amount of 6.375% Senior Secured Notes due 2029 and $2.2 billion aggregate principal amount of 6.625% Senior Secured Notes due 2032 (collectively, the “Notes”).
  • Diebold Nixdorf obtains $200 million super-priority senior secured revolving 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, and certain of its domestic subsidiaries in obtaining a $200 million super-priority senior secured revolving credit facility.
  • TransDigm completes $1 billion Senior Secured Notes offering and $1 billion incremental term loanJones Day represented TransDigm Group Incorporated (“TransDigm Group”), a leading global designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components, in connection with the Rule 144A and Regulation S offering by TransDigm Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary, of $1 billion aggregate principal amount of 7.125% Senior Secured Notes due 2031 (the “Notes”).
  • Nordson Corporation acquires ARAGJones Day advised Nordson Corporation in the acquisition and financing of ARAG Group and its subsidiaries from private equity funds advised by European private equity firm Capvis AG and its founders in an all-cash transaction that values ARAG Group at an enterprise value of €960 million ($1.05 billion) and in the related debt financing which consisted of a €760 million 364-day term loan agreement with JPMorgan Bank, N.A., as administrative agent.
  • TransDigm completes $1.45 billion Senior Secured Notes offeringJones Day represented TransDigm Group Incorporated (“TransDigm Group”), a leading global designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components, in connection with the Rule 144A and Regulation S offering by TransDigm Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary, of $1.45 billion aggregate principal amount of 6.875% Senior Secured Notes due 2030 (the “Notes”).
  • Avient refinances $732 million term loanJones Day represented Avient Corporation, a leading provider of specialized and sustainable materials solutions, in connection with the amendment and extension of its term loan credit agreement with Citibank, N.A., as administrative agent.
  • 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.
  • KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.-led group of sales agents and/or forward sellers and forward purchasers establish at-the-market equity program for sale of up to $600 million of Common Shares by Physicians Realty TrustJones Day represented KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.; BMO Capital Markets Corp.; Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc.; Raymond James & Associates, Inc.; Regions Securities LLC; and Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated as sales agents and/or forward sellers, and KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.; Bank of Montreal; Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank; Raymond James & Associates, Inc.; Regions Securities LLC; and Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, as forward purchasers, in connection with the establishment of an at-the-market equity program for the sale of up to $600 million of Common Shares of Physicians Realty Trust.
  • Conagra Brands completes $500 million public offering of 5.300% Senior NotesJones Day represented Conagra Brands, Inc., one of North America's leading branded food companies, in connection with its underwritten public offering of $500 million 5.300% Senior Notes due 2026.
  • TopBuild acquires Specialty Products & InsulationJones Day is advising TopBuild Corp. (NSYE: BLD) in its acquisition of Specialty Products & Insulation from private equity firm Incline Equity Partners in an all-cash transaction valued at $960 million.
  • GrafTech completes $450 million Senior Secured Notes offeringJones Day represented GrafTech International Ltd., a leading manufacturer of high-quality graphite electrode products essential to the production of electric arc furnace steel and other ferrous and non-ferrous metals, in connection with the Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $450 million aggregate principal amount of 9.875% Senior Secured Notes due 2028 (the "Notes") by GrafTech Global Enterprises Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary.
  • 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.
  • Evoqua merges with Xylem in $7.5 billion all-stock transactionJones Day advised Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (NYSE: AQUA) in its $7.5 billion stock-for-stock merger with Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL).
  • Citigroup Global Markets and Scotiabank-led syndicate purchases 117,049,735 CBFIs in global offering by FIBRA PrologisJones Day represented Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Scotia Capital (USA) Inc., as representatives of the several initial purchasers, as U.S. securities counsel in connection with the global offering by FIBRA Prologis of 117,049,735 real estate trust certificates (certificados bursátiles fiduciarios inmobiliarios, or “CBFIs”).
  • Cleveland-Cliffs completes $750 million Senior Guaranteed Notes offeringJones Day represented Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., the largest flat-rolled steel producer and supplier of iron ore pellets in North America, in connection with its Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $750 million aggregate principal amount of 6.750% Senior Guaranteed Notes due 2030.
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