Brett P.Barragate


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Brett Barragate is chair of the Americas region of Jones Day's Financial Markets Practice. He has represented financial institutions, direct lenders, corporations, private equity firms, and hedge funds as principal outside counsel for more than 20 years in all aspects of transactional and commercial financing-related matters. His domestic and cross-border experience for lenders and borrowers includes the negotiation and issuance of senior and subordinated debt facilities, the purchase and sale of financial assets, as well as restructuring and bankruptcy matters related to financial assets. Brett's industry experience includes automotive, energy, environmental, fintech, industrials, medical devices, oil and gas, telecommunications, and the internet.

Brett is a frequent speaker in the area of banking and finance; his most recent presentations are related to such topics as cross-border financings, DIP financings, intercreditor agreements, and other financing matters.



  • HanesBrands sells Champion business to Authentic Brand Group for $1.2 billionJones Day is providing corporate governance, financing, and executive compensation advice to HanesBrands regarding the sale of the intellectual property and certain operating assets of the Company's global Champion business to Authentic Brands Group for $1.2 billion.
  • Monster Beverage completes $3 billion modified Dutch auction tender offer and secures $1.5 billion credit facilityJones Day represented Monster Beverage Corporation, a leading global drinks manufacturer, in connection with a modified Dutch auction tender offer to purchase up to $3 billion of shares of its Common Stock, as well as the negotiation of a $1.5 billion credit agreement that will fund a portion of the tender offer.
  • Priority Holdings obtains $905 million credit facilitiesJones Day represented Priority Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of leading payments technology company Priority Technology Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTH), and certain of its affiliates in connection with obtaining new senior secured credit facilities consisting of initial term loans in an aggregate principal amount of $835 million and revolving commitments of $70 million.
  • STERIS sells dental segment to an affiliate of Peak Rock CapitalJones Day is advising STERIS Plc in the $787.5 million sale of Dental segment to Peak Rock Capital, a leading middle-market private investment firm.
  • DataBank obtains $725 million senior secured revolving credit facility to finance development of data centersJones Day represented DataBank Holdings, Ltd. in connection with a $725 million senior secured revolving credit facility to finance existing and future data center construction projects.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners acquires Resource Innovations, Inc.Jones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in its acquisition and financing of Resource Innovations, Inc. (RI), a leading tech-enabled services company focused on energy efficiency and sustainability.
  • Koch Equity finances MITER Brands $3.1 billion merger with PGT InnovationsJones Day advised Koch Equity Development LLC in its equity investment to finance the $3.1 billion acquisition of PGT Innovations Inc. by MITER Brands.
  • Wabtec obtains $225 million term loan facilityJones Day represented Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (“Wabtec”), a global provider of value-added, technology-based locomotives, equipment, systems and services for the freight rail and passenger transit industries, as well as the mining, marine, and industrial industries, in connection with its $225 million investment-grade term loan facility.
  • Diversified multinational company obtains $2 billion 364-day revolving credit facilityJones Day represented a diversified multinational company in connection with a $2 billion 364-day revolving credit facility.
  • 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.
  • ACI Worldwide refinances its $1 billion senior secured credit facilityJones Day represented ACI Worldwide, Inc., a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, in connection with the refinancing of its $1 billion senior secured credit facility.
  • Newell Brands amends $1 billion revolving credit facilityJones Day represented Newell Brands Inc. (“Newell”), a leading consumer products company, in connection with the amendment restructuring its existing revolving credit facility.
  • Wells Fargo-led syndicate provides $1.3 billion term loan facilities for assumption by real estate investment trustJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as arranger, in connection with the assumption by a real estate investment trust of two senior unsecured term loan facilities of $1.3 billion, consisting of a $800 million term loan facility with a $300 million tranche, a $500 million tranche, and a $500 million single tranche term loan facility.
  • 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.
  • Affiliate of Centre Lane Partners acquires appliance business from Instant BrandsJones Day advised an affiliate of Centre Lane Partners in the acquisition and financing of the appliances business of Instant Brands, designer and distributor of kitchen and home appliances, including the Instant Pot, pursuant to Section 363 of title 11 of the United States Code.
  • Hard Rock partners with Steve Cohen to bid for casino and entertainment complex in New YorkJones Day advised Hard Rock International in connection with its partnership with Steve Cohen, owner of the New York Mets, for a bid to secure a downstate New York gaming license.
  • Timken Europe obtains €200 million term loan facilityJones Day represented The Timken Company, as guarantor, and its subsidiary Timken Europe B.V., as borrower, in connection with a credit agreement with Bank of America, N.A. and KeyBank, National Association, as co-administrative agents, which consisted of a €200 million term loan facility.
  • Mining service provider obtains $25 million increase to its existing revolving credit facilityJones Day represented a mining service provider in connection with an amendment and restatement to their credit facility, which included a $25 million increase to its existing revolving credit facility.
  • TotalEnergies completes PIPE investment in NextDecade Corporation and investment in $18.5 billion Rio Grande LNG ProjectJones Day represented TotalEnergies in connection with its PIPE investment in NextDecade Corporation and investment in the Rio Grande LNG (RGLNG) Project, a planned natural gas liquefaction project in South Texas.
  • 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").
    • February 2010
      Anticipating, Minimizing, and Resolving Intercreditor Conflicts of Interest
    • November 2009
      Middle-Market Automotive Industry Suppliers: Opportunities for Lenders & Investors
    • October 6-8, 2009
      Chrysler Restructuring Roadshow
    • April 2009
      An Update on Monoline Insurance, National Association Health & Educational Facilities Finance Authorities
    • January 2009
      Funding the Process: Trends in DIP Financing, Turnaround Management Association/The Deal, Distressed Investing Conference,
    • February 2008
      Cross-Border Loans and Recovery: Strategies for Protecting Your Interests in a Global Marketplace, American Conference Institute
    • January 2008
      DIP Financing Update, Detroit Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association