Jason P.Samblanet

Partner

Cleveland + 1.216.586.7178

Jason Samblanet focuses his practice on commercial financing, including representing banks and other financial institutions, equity sponsors, and public and private companies with secured and unsecured credit facilities. He has experience in various types of financing transactions, including leveraged finance transactions, debtor-in-possession facilities, asset securitization, asset-based financing, and acquisition-related facilities.

The financial institution clients that Jason has represented include, among others, KeyBank, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citizens Bank, and Santander Bank. He also represents a number of private equity firms, including The Cortec Group, The Riverside Company, Blue Point Capital, and Norwest Equity Partners and corporations, including Peabody Energy, FirstEnergy Corp., Lamb Weston, Cleveland-Cliffs, TransDigm Group, and Cooper Tire & Rubber.

He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

Experiência

  • 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”).
  • Blue Point Capital Partners portfolio company acquires Environmental Concepts & Services (ECS)Jones Day advised Blue Point Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company TAS Environmental Services (TAS) of Environmental Concepts & Services (ECS), a specialized provider of waste transportation, non-hazardous waste treatment and disposal and other industrial services to companies operating in the manufacturing and specialty chemical end markets.
  • H-D Advanced Manufacturing sells Engineered Solutions Group to Timken CompanyJones Day represented H-D Advanced Manufacturing Company in connection with its sale of Engineered Solutions Group (a.k.a. Innovative Mechanical Solutions or iMECH) to The Timken Company.
  • FirstEnergy obtains $1.15 billion financing packageJones Day advised FirstEnergy Corp., a diversified energy holding company, and certain of its subsidiaries in connection with (i) amendments to its six existing credit facilities, (ii) a new $1 billion unsecured revolving credit facility with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent, and (iii) a $150 million unsecured revolving credit facility with PNC Bank, National Association, as administrative agent.
  • CITGO completes $1.1 billion Senior Secured Notes offeringJones Day represented CITGO Petroleum Corporation ("CITGO"), a North American refiner, transporter, and marketer of transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other petroleum-based industrial products, in connection with a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $1.1 billion aggregate principal amount of 8.375% Senior Secured Notes due 2029.
  • 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”).
  • 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.
  • TopBuild obtains new $550 million delayed draw term loan facilityJones Day represented TopBuild Corp., a leading installer and distributor of insulation and building material products to the construction industry, in connection with an amendment to its existing credit facility to, among other things, obtain a new $550 million delayed draw term loan facility.
  • ONCAP sells medical division to BiomericsJones Day advised ONCAP in the sale by portfolio company Precision Concepts International of its medical division to Biomerics, a portfolio company of Wasatch Equity Partners.
  • SER Capital Partners acquires Charah Solutions, Inc.Jones Day advised SER Capital Partners in its acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Charah Solutions for a consideration of $6.00 per share.
  • National bank amends unsecured revolving credit facility for nonprofit health and well-being organization and its subsidiariesJones Day represented a national bank in connection with an amendment to an unsecured revolving credit facility, which increased the revolver to $200 million, provided to a nonprofit health and well-being organization and its subsidiaries.
  • Cleveland-Cliffs extends $4.5 billion of revolving commitments for three years and obtains $250 million incremental increase to existing credit facilityJones Day represented Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., the largest flat-rolled steel producer and the largest supplier of iron ore pellets in North America, in connection with an amendment to its existing asset-based revolving credit facility to, among other things, extend the maturity of $4.5 billion of revolving commitments for three years and increase the revolving commitments by an additional $250 million.
  • Swander Pace Capital portfolio company acquires First Place FoodsJones Day advised Swander Pace Capital in the acquisition by its portfolio company Patriot Pickle of First Place Foods, a producer of fresh pickles, fermented pickles, relish, and other pickled vegetables primarily for the foodservice and institutional channels.
  • Cortec Group portfolio company acquires RCI Metalworks LLCJones Day represented Cortec Group's portfolio company Enthusiast Auto Holdings, LLC in the acquisition and financing of RCI Metalworks LLC ("RCI Off Road" or "RCI"), a leading banner for off road enthusiasts looking to take their vehicles to the next level in off road performance.
  • National bank completes second amendment to $75 million unsecured revolving credit facility to higher education institutionJones Day represented a national bank in connection with its second amendment to a $75 million unsecured revolving credit facility provided to a higher education institution.
  • TransDigm completes $1.1 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 an additional $1.1 billion aggregate principal amount of 6.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2028 (the “Notes”).
  • Lamb Weston acquires remaining interest in European joint venture Lamb-Weston/Meijer for €700 millionJones Day advised Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. in the €700 million acquisition of the remaining equity interests in Lamb-Weston/Meijer v.o.f., its European joint venture with Meijer Frozen Foods B.V.
  • TransDigm completes $1 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 billion aggregate principal amount of 6.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2028 (the “Notes”).
  • TransDigm obtains $4.559 billion tranche E and F term loans with Goldman Sachs Bank USA and syndicate of lendersJones Day represented TransDigm Group Incorporated and certain of its subsidiaries in connection with a loan modification and refinancing of its tranche E and F term loans in the aggregate principal amount of approximately $4.559 billion with Goldman Sachs Bank USA, as administrative agent and collateral for a syndicate of lenders.
  • FirstEnergy to sell $3.5 billion transmission stake to BrookfieldJones Day is advising FirstEnergy Corp. in the $3.5 billion sale of an additional 30.0% equity stake in its subsidiary FirstEnergy Transmission (“FET”), the holding company for FirstEnergy’s three regulated electric transmission businesses, to North American Transmission Company II L.P., FirstEnergy’s existing joint venture partner in FET and a controlled investment vehicle entity of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners.