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  • New York

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

EDUCATION

  • New York Law School, JD, cum laude
  • St. John's University, MBA
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, BS
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Scott R. Smith

Partner

New York, NY v. +1.212.885.5303 f. +1.917.332.3711

Scott Smith concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial and corporate finance.  He serves as counsel to a wide range of clients in connection with:

  • securitizations and structured financings
  • public and private asset-backed securities offerings
  • monetization of royalty revenues
  • asset-based and cash flow financings
  • loan syndications and participations
  • subordinated debt financings
  • commercial paper financings
  • acquisition financings
  • intercreditor relationships
  • healthcare and pharmaceutical financings
  • oil and gas financings
  • private offerings of debt securities
  • hedging transactions
  • joint ventures


REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Global information company in connection with the $700 million acquisition financing for stock of an automotive data and marketing solutions provider.
  • NASDAQ-listed brand management company in connection with a $275 million term loan facility and a $150 million revolving credit facility, each secured by royalty revenues, and a $270 million convertible note issuance, the proceeds of which financed acquisitions.
  • Private equity fund in connection with a $90 million senior secured credit facility and a $20 million convertible subordinated note issuance, the proceeds of which financed the acquisition of a leading global marine supplier for and servicer of ocean-going vessels.
  • Private equity fund in connection with a $25 million senior secured term loan provided to a distributor of motion pictures, television series and other video content.
  • Private equity fund in connection with a $195 million secured credit facility provided to an oil and gas exploration company for the purpose of acquiring and exploiting oil and natural gas reserves.
  • NASDAQ-listed specialized health services provider in connection with a $213 million senior secured credit facility and a $70 million convertible subordinated note issuance, the proceeds of which financed an acquisition and refinanced existing debt.
  • NASDAQ-listed brand management company in connection with a $185 million securitization of royalty revenues generated by specific brands.
  • Pharmaceutical company in connection with a $36 million secured revolving and term loan credit facility used for acquisitions and working capital purposes.
  • U.S. shipyard in connection with an $850 million secured credit facility, the proceeds of which financed the building and charter of product tankers.
  • NYSE-listed global provider of technological information, related decision-support tools and strategic and operational services in connection with a $1.4 billion unsecured multicurrency credit facility.
  • Financial services firm in its capacity as placement agent for the issuance of senior secured 144A notes in connection with a royalty revenue monetization.
  • OTC Bulletin Board-listed oil and gas exploration and production company in connection with a $300 million credit facility to provide funds for acquisitions and a development program.
  • Real estate company in connection with the securitization of lease revenues and issuances of net-lease mortgage notes.
  • Private equity fund in connection with a $58 million senior secured revolving and term loan facility secured by life insurance policies.
  • NYSE-listed manufacturer and distributor of wire and cable products for use in the energy, industrial, specialty and communication markets in connection with a $700 million secured multicurrency credit facility. 

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