Bradley C.Brasser (Brad)

Partner

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Brad Brasser has more than 21 years of experience advising clients on complex capital markets and M&A transactions. He regularly represents clients on acquisition financings, public and private equity and debt offerings, and in-court and out-of court restructurings. Brad also counsels public companies and their boards on a variety of corporate governance and compliance matters.

Brad recently represented Ecolab in a liability management transaction involving a new senior notes issuance and an exchange offer of new notes and cash for several outstanding series of senior notes, Skyworks Solutions in a $1.5 billion senior notes offering, and Verint Systems in the spin-off of its cyber intelligence business as well as a $315 million convertible notes offering. Brad has also represented Procter & Gamble in the $12.5 billion sale of its beauty brands in a Reverse Morris Trust (RMT) transaction, Peabody Energy in its successful chapter 11 reorganization, Conagra Brands in the spin-off of its Lamb Weston business, and Montauk Renewables in its IPO and Nasdaq listing. He also works closely with Ansys, Maxeon Solar, National Fuel Gas, and Owens Corning, among other clients.

Brad is admitted to practice in Minnesota and Illinois. In 2015, he completed a three-year term on the Securities Advisory Committee of the Ontario Securities Commission. Brad regularly publishes materials regarding developments in the areas of securities law and corporate governance.

Experiência

  • BAT invests in Charlotte’s WebJones Day advised BAT Group in its investment in Charlotte's Web Holdings, Inc., the market leader in hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) wellness products.
  • Rayonier establishes $300 million at-the-market equity programJones Day represented Rayonier Inc. in connection with establishing an at-the-market equity program for the offering and sale of up to $300 million of its Common Shares.
  • Xcel Energy amends $3.55 billion credit facilitiesJones Day represented Xcel Energy Inc., a utility company serving natural gas customers in Colorado, Texas, and New Mexico, and its four wholly-owned utility subsidiaries in amending and restating each of their credit agreements with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent, Bank of America, N.A. and Barclays Bank PLC, as syndication agents, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, MUFG Bank, Ltd., and Citibank, N.A., as documentation agents, and the several lenders party thereto.
  • Northern States Power completes $100 million private placement of 4.86% First Mortgage BondsJones Day represented Northern States Power Company (a Wisconsin corporation), a wholly owned subsidiary of Xcel Energy Inc., in connection with its private placement of $100 million aggregate principal amount of 4.86% First Mortgage Bonds due 2052.
  • Peabody Energy establishes $150 million unsecured revolving credit facility and $225 million at-the-market equity programJones Day represented Peabody Energy Corporation, a large private-sector coal company, in connection with the establishment of a $150 million unsecured revolving credit facility with Goldman Sachs Lending Partners LLC, as administrative agent, and the lenders party thereto, and a related at-the-market equity program for the sale of shares of its Common Stock having an aggregate gross sales price of up to $225 million through or to Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, as sales agent.
  • Peabody completes offering of $320 million of Convertible Senior Notes to refinance outstanding Senior Secured NotesJones Day represented Peabody Energy Corporation, a large private-sector coal company, in connection with a Rule 144A offering of $320 million aggregate principal amount of 3.250% Convertible Senior Notes due 2028, and the concurrent redemptions of all of the Company's outstanding 8.500% Senior Secured Notes due 2024 and a portion of its outstanding 6.375% Senior Secured Notes due 2025.
  • Intelsat closes $6.7 billion DIP-to-exit financing transactionsOn May 13, 2020, Intelsat S.A. and certain of its direct and indirect subsidiaries (the “Intelsat Parties”) filed voluntary petitions with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia commencing their respective cases under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Ecolab completes $2.5 billion public offering of NotesJones Day represented Ecolab Inc. in connection with its underwritten public offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 0.900% Notes due 2023, $500 million aggregate principal amount of 1.650% Notes due 2027, $650 million aggregate principal amount of 2.125% Notes due 2032, and $850 million aggregate principal amount of 2.700% Notes due 2051.
  • Millicom International Cellular obtains bridge loan facilityJones Day advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. in connection with a bridge loan facility with a syndicate of commercial banks.
  • CREA receives $25 million strategic minority investment from SuperOrdinaryJones Day advised CREA, an omnichannel partner for brands in the digital ecommerce ecosystem in South East Asia, in connection with a $25 million minority strategic stake investment from SuperOrdinary, a global digital ecommerce enabler based in Shanghai, and a strategic alliance between the two groups.
  • DigitalBridge Group, Inc. expands Vantage SDC (Stabilized Data Centers)Jones Day advised Vantage Data Centers on the expansion of the Vantage SDC (Stabilized Data Centers) platform by DigitalBridge Group, Inc. with the acquisition of CA22, a 24MW hyperscale data center serving the strategic Santa Clara, California market, for $539 million.
  • Ecolab completes liability management transactionsJones Day represented Ecolab Inc., a global leader in water, hygiene, and infection prevention solutions and services, in connection with liability management transactions, including (i) a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 2.750% Notes due 2055 (the “New Notes”) and (ii) an offer to exchange up to $500 million aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 5.500% Notes due 2041, 3.950% Notes due 2047, 3.700% Notes due 2046, and 4.800% Notes due 2030 for New Notes and cash.
  • Skyworks Solutions acquires Infrastructure and Automotive business of Silicon Laboratories for $2.75 billionJones Day advised Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high-performance analog semiconductors, in connection with its acquisition of the Infrastructure and Automotive business of Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leading provider of silicon, software, and solutions, in an all-cash asset transaction valued at $2.75 billion.
  • Delaware North sells Jumer’s Casino & Hotel to Bally's for $120 millionJones Day advised Delaware North, a global hospitality and entertainment company with operations in the sports, travel hospitality, restaurant and catering, lodging, gaming and specialty retail industries, in the sale of Jumer’s Casino & Hotel in Rock Island, Illinois, to Bally's Corporation for $120 million in cash.
  • Skyworks Solutions completes $1.5 billion Senior Notes offeringJones Day represented Skyworks Solutions, Inc., a leading manufacturer of highly innovative analog semiconductors, in connection with its registered public offering of $500 million of 0.900% Senior Notes due 2023, $500 million of 1.800% Senior Notes due 2026, and $500 million of 3.000% Senior Notes due 2031.
  • Maxeon Solar Technologies completes public offering of $125 million of Ordinary Shares and concurrent private placement of $33.7 million of Ordinary SharesJones Day represented Maxeon Solar Technologies, Ltd., one of the world’s leading global manufacturers and marketers of premium solar power technology, in connection with its concurrent SEC registered public offering of $125 million of its Ordinary Shares and private placement of $33.7 million of its Ordinary Shares to an affiliate of Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconductor, one of Maxeon’s existing largest shareholders.
  • Verint Systems completes $315 million Convertible Notes offeringJones Day represented Verint Systems Inc., a provider of Actionable Intelligence® solutions and value-added services, in connection with an offering of $315 million aggregate principal amount of 0.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2026.
  • Verint Systems issues $400 million of Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock to funds advised by Apax PartnersJones Day represented Verint Systems Inc., a provider of Actionable Intelligence® solutions and value-added services, in a private placement of $200 million aggregate principal amount of its Series A Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock and $200 million aggregate principal amount of its Series B Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock to funds advised by Apax Partners, a global private equity advisory firm.
  • Verint Systems separates into two independent companiesJones Day advised Verint® Systems Inc. ("Verint") in the separation and spin-off of its cyber intelligence business, Cognyte Systems Ltd.
  • Peabody Energy completes comprehensive exchange transactionJones Day represented Peabody Energy Corporation (the "Company"), a large private-sector coal company, in connection with a series of recapitalization transactions to, among other things, provide the Company with maturity extensions and covenant relief, while allowing it to maintain sufficient operating liquidity and financial flexibility, including: (i) an offer to exchange any and all of its outstanding $459 million aggregate principal amount of 6.000% Senior Secured Notes due 2022 (the "Existing Notes") for (a) new 10.000% Senior Secured Notes due 2024 to be co-issued by PIC AU Holdings LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Peabody ("AU HoldingsCo"), and PIC AU Holdings Corporation, a Delaware corporation and an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Peabody ("AU HoldingsCorp" and, together with AU HoldingsCo, the "Co-Issuers"), and (b) new 8.500% Senior Secured Notes due 2024 to be issued by Peabody; and (ii) a restructuring of the revolving loans under the Company's existing credit agreement (the "Existing Credit Agreement") by (a) making a pay down of revolving loans thereunder in the aggregate amount of $10 million, (b) the co-issuers incurring $206 million of term loans under a credit agreement, dated as of January 29, 2021, (c) the Company entering into a letter of credit facility, and (d) the Company amending the existing credit agreement.
  • Palestras / Aulas

    • May 2, 2019
      The New M&A Paradigm: Guiding Your Company in Today's Global Environment - International Trade Regulation
    • Augus 2014
      CPE SEC Conference 2014 - Preparing for the SEC Staff Commence Process