Rachel L.Rawson

Partner

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Rachel Rawson has represented top tier clients in over $20 billion in financing transactions in 25 years in practice. She represents lenders and borrowers in asset-based secured loans, investment-grade company financings, private placements, and subordinated debt placements, many with multijurisdictional and multicurrency components, and advises private equity funds and their portfolio companies in connection with complex leveraged buyout financings and ongoing financing transactions.

Rachel's practice also includes representing lenders and borrowers in connection with workouts and restructurings of troubled credits, including out-of-court restructurings and debtor-in-possession financings and exit financings. Recently she has been advising a variety of clients on intercreditor issues, helping them navigate through transactions with multiple debt tranches and multiple lien priorities.

Clients for which Rachel has worked on substantial matters include Bank of America, KeyBank, PNC Bank, Citizens Bank, Santander Bank, The Riverside Company, Sprint Corporation, Horizon Global Corporation, Ferro Corporation, Blue Point Capital Partners, and Kirkland Capital Partners.

Rachel has spoken at numerous professional conferences and seminars on commercial financing and restructuring topics. She is an officer of the Cleveland Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth and is active in community and charitable affairs.

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  • Horizon Global merges with First Brands GroupJones Day is representing Horizon Global Corporation in its acquisition by First Brands Group, LLC, a global automotive parts manufacturer that serves the worldwide automotive aftermarket.
  • Olympic Steel obtains $150 million incremental increase to its revolving credit facility with Bank of America, N.A.Jones Day represented Olympic Steel, Inc., a national metals service center focused on the value-added processing of flat-rolled metals and pipe and tube, in connection with a $150 million incremental increase to its revolving credit facility with Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent, bringing the total size of the facility to $625 million.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Oval Room GroupJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Buildout of Oval Room Group, a national commercial real estate visual media solutions company.
  • Riverside sells SureWerxJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the sale of SureWerx, a leading North American provider of personal protective equipment, safety gear, and tool solutions, to Partners Group.
  • Webster Bank provides $40 million financingJones Day represented Webster Bank, N.A. in connection with a $40 million financing, consisting of a senior secured revolving credit facility, senior secured term loan facility, and a senior secured delayed draw term loan facility.
  • KeyBank amends secured credit facility for legal technology services consultantJones Day represented KeyBank National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $17 million incremental amendment to a secured credit facility provided to a legal technology services consultant.
  • PNC Bank provides $405 million revolving credit facility to furniture manufacturerJones Day represented PNC Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $405 million senior secured revolving credit facility provided to a designer and manufacturer of adaptable workplace furniture, seating, and storage that serves markets in more than 120 countries.
  • Bank of America provides $50 million unsecured revolving credit facility to Point32Health, Inc. and its subsidiariesJones Day represented Bank of America, N.A. in connection with a $50 million unsecured revolving credit facility provided to Point32Health, Inc. and its subsidiaries.
  • Avient divests distribution business to H.I.G. CapitalJones Day advised Avient Corporation in the $950 million sale of its Distribution business to an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital.
  • MassMutual provides series of term loans to special purpose vehicle owned by joint ventureJones Day represented Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, as lead lender, administrative agent, and collateral custodian, in connection with a $447.68 million term loan facility provided to a special purpose vehicle owned by a joint venture.
  • MassMutual negotiates and documents warehouse facility for real estate secured loansJones Day represented Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company in negotiating and documenting a warehouse facility for real estate secured loans, each backstopped by a take-out commitment from a third party.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners portfolio company acquires Label InnovationJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company AWT Labels & Packaging (AWT) of Label Innovation, a custom converter and label manufacturer utilizing roll-to-roll rotary and laser die-cutting technology to produce products and components for the medical, technology, and security markets.
  • KeyBank provides $60 million secured credit facility to legal technology services consultantJones Day represented KeyBank National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $60 million secured credit facility provided to a legal technology services consultant.
  • Parker divests its Aircraft Wheel and Brake divisionJones Day advised Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH, “Parker”), the global leader in motion and control technologies, in the divestiture of its Aircraft Wheel and Brake Division, located in Avon, Ohio, to Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN) for $440 million.
  • PNC Bank leads syndicate of lenders on $130 million senior secured syndicated credit facility to private-equity owned provider of healthcare staffing servicesJones Day represented PNC Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $130 million senior secured syndicated credit facility, comprised of a $100 million term loan and a $30 million revolving credit facility, to a private-equity owned provider of healthcare staffing services.
  • Parker Hannifin's recommended all cash acquisition of Meggitt PLCJones Day acted as counsel to Parker Hannifin Corporation in the £6.3 billion acquisition of Meggitt plc, a leading international company headquartered in Coventry, United Kingdom, specializing in high performance components and subsystems for the aerospace, defense and selected energy markets.
  • MassMutual provides $130 million revolving credit facility to SPV, managed by leading global investment firmJones Day represented Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, as lead lender, in connection with a $130 million revolving credit facility provided to a special purpose vehicle under the management of a leading global investment firm.
  • Riverside portfolio company SureWerx acquires MEGAComfort International Inc.Jones Day advised The Riverside Company in the acquisition and financing by portfolio company SureWerx of MEGAComfort International, Inc., an international leader in providing ergonomic, anti-fatigue insoles in the Occupational Health & Safety Market.
  • MassMutual provides $1.025 billion NAV loan facility to leading global investment firmJones Day represented Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, as lead lender, in connection with a $1.025 billion NAV loan facility provided to a leading global investment firm.
  • Leading financial services company provides financing in connection with strategic acquisition by private-equity sponsors of transportation services companyJones Day represented a leading financial services company, as left lead arranger and administrative agent, in a syndicated senior secured multi-currency revolving credit, term loan, and letter of credit facility, in connection with a strategic acquisition by private-equity sponsors of a transportation services company.
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    • May 2, 2012
      PLI’s Leveraged Financing 2012