Sarah F.Suma

Counsel

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Sarah Suma practices in the areas of employee benefits and executive compensation and regularly helps clients navigate the benefit and compensation aspects of complex corporate transactions. Recent transactions include public and private company matters, multijurisdictional transactions, and a variety of transaction structures including stock and asset sales, mergers, inversions, joint ventures, spin-offs, and other tax-structured transfers.

Sarah's practice includes a broad range of day-to-day employee benefits and executive compensation matters. She helps employers design and implement qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, welfare plans, and compensation arrangements and advises clients on the ERISA, tax, and other compliance issues involved in maintaining those plans. She also frequently drafts and negotiates equity and other incentive arrangements and employment, severance, retention, and change-of-control agreements.

Sarah is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and the Steering Committee of the WEB Worldwide Employee Benefits Network Cleveland Chapter.

经验

  • Timken completes €600 million public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented The Timken Company, a global technology leader in engineered bearings and industrial motion, in connection with the underwritten public offering of €600 million aggregate principal amount of 4.125% Senior Notes due in 2034.
  • WEG acquires industrial electric motors and generators business from Regal Rexnord CorporationJones Day advised WEG S.A. in the $400 million acquisition of the industrial electric motors and generators business of Regal Rexnord Corporation.
  • Citibank provides secured multicurrency revolving credit facility to Genius Sports LimitedJones Day represented Citibank, N.A., as administrative agent, a joint lead arranger, and sole bookrunner, on a secured multicurrency revolving credit facility provided to Genius Sports Limited, a global leader in sports betting and sports media technology.
  • MEDHOST sells company to N. Harris Computer CorporationJones Day advised MEDHOST, Inc., a leading electronic health record solution provider, in its sale of the company to N. Harris Computer Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Constellation Software, Inc.
  • Timken acquires Des-CaseJones Day advised The Timken Company in the acquisition of Des-Case Corp., a Nashville, Tenn.-based manufacturer of specialty filtration products for industrial lubricants.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bank of Montreal provides $800 million reducing revolving credit facility to Nuvei TechnologiesJones Day represented the Bank of Montreal, as administrative agent and a lender, in connection with a $800 million reducing revolving credit facility provided to Nuvei Technologies, Inc., Pivotal Refi LP, and Nuvei Technologies Corp.
  • Hileman Group sells Company to Global PrairieJones Day advised Hileman Group, a fast-growing marketing technology firm serving leading healthcare, life sciences, higher education, consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, and FinTech organizations, in the sale of the Company to Global Prairie, a 100% employee-owned international marketing consultancy.
  • Timken acquires GGB Bearing Technology for $305 millionJones Day advised The Timken Company in the $305 million acquisition of GGB Bearing Technology (GGB), a division of Enpro, Industries (including exclusive negotiations with respect to the French operations of GGB).
  • Brookfield Asset Management invests in food tech platform C3Jones Day advised Brookfield Asset Management Inc. in the $80 million Series B financing of C3 (Creating Culinary Communities), the global food tech platform founded by Sam Nazarian.
  • Refrigeration Sales Corporation sells company to Rotunda Capital PartnersJones Day advised Refrigeration Sales Corporation in its sale of the company to Rotunda Capital Partners.
  • Brookfield Asset Management invests in New StandJones Day advised Brookfield Asset Management in the $40 million Series B financing of New York-based New Stand.
  • Procter & Gamble acquires VOOSTJones Day advised The Procter & Gamble Company in its acquisition of VOOST Vitamins, Australia's leading effervescent supplements brand.
  • PolyOne acquires Clariant color and additive masterbatch business for $1.5 billionJones Day advised PolyOne Corporation in the $1.5 billion purchase of Clariant’s global color and additive masterbatch business.
  • Cardinal Health sold minority ownership in NaviHealth, Inc. to OptumHealthJones Day advised Cardinal Health, Inc. in the sale of its minority ownership interest in NaviHealth, Inc. to UnitedHealth Group Incorporated's OptumHealth.
  • Cardinal States Gathering Company and CSG Holdings obtain $125 million senior secured term loan facilityJones Day represented Cardinal States Gathering Company LLC and CSG Holdings I LLC in connection with a $125 million senior secured term loan facility provided by a syndicate of lenders led by Investec Bank plc, as administrative agent.
  • CSG Holdings obtains $50 million senior secured term loan facilityJones Day represented CSG Holdings II LLC and CSG Holdings III LLC in connection with a $50 million senior secured term loan facility provided by a syndicate of lenders led by Investec Bank plc, as administrative agent.
  • FlaglerCE sold assets to Alta Equipment Holdings Inc.Jones Day advised FlaglerCE Holdings, LLC in the sale of substantially all of its assets to Alta Equipment Holdings Inc.