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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

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London, New York, Washington DC

Douglas Horowitz

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Work 212.701.3036
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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

Position

Doug is a member of the corporate practice group. Mr. Horowitz represents leading investment banks, commercial banks and public and private corporations primarily in leveraged finance transactions involving both new issuance of secured and unsecured high yield debt securities, syndicated institutional loans and asset based loans and out-of-court restructurings. Also, he represents investment banks and corporations in connection with initial public offerings and other equity securities offerings. He works on both the high-yield bond and bank sides of acquisition financings and refinancings and has practiced in a variety of industries including technology, media and telecommunications, automotive, healthcare and natural resources.

Education

Columbia University, B.A., 1997
Cornell University, M.B.A., 2001
Cornell University Law School, J.D., 2001


United States: Finance

Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings

Within: Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings

‚ÄėIn a league of its own‚Äô, high-yield debt heavyweight Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP¬†is widely acclaimed as ‚Äėthe indisputable leader in underwriter-side representations‚Äô. The New York-based group, which is admired by peers for its ‚Äėexcellent relationships with all the major banks‚Äô, ranked top in 2018 for manager-side mandates in the high-yield debt space by both deal value and deal count.¬†Among its highlights, William Hartnett¬†advised the initial purchasers on a string of offerings by Valeant Pharmaceuticals totaling $4.7bn, while Jonathan Schaffzin¬†paired up with William Miller¬†to act for the underwriters on three offerings by Equinix worth a combined ‚ā¨2.7bn. The firm is also widely recognized for its ‚Äėdominant position in the LBO market‚Äô. In a recent headline on that front, the firm advised the initial purchasers and lead arrangers on over $13bn in financings to back Blackstone Group‚Äôs acquisition of a 55% stake in Refinitiv, which was one of the largest non-investment grade leveraged buyouts completed since the financial crisis ‚ÄĒ James Clark, Daniel Zubkoff¬†and Corey Wright¬†led that transaction. Other highly regarded senior specialists are Douglas Horowitz¬†and John Tripodoro. The group also includes up-and-coming names¬†Marc Lashbrook¬†and Joshua Zelig¬†and rising star Meghan McDermott.

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Commercial lending

Within: Leading lawyers

Douglas Horowitz - Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

Within: Commercial lending

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP has a dominant market position in the lending space, where it is regularly listed at the top of the league tables for deal value and volume. In 2017, the firm advised on 306 deals with an aggregate value of over $379bn, $360bn of which were in the leveraged lending space. The practice is led out of New York by the highly experienced partners Jonathan Schaffzin and Daniel Zubkoff, and boasts a selection of top-notch advisers, including James Clark, William Hartnett, Jennifer Ezring, Adam Dworkin, Douglas Horowitz, and Corey Wright. Of late, the firm advised JPMorgan Chase Bank and UBS on the $2.9bn debt financing for the concurrent acquisitions and subsequent merger of Ply Gem Industries and Atrium Windows and Doors, by private equity funds, Clayton Dubilier & Rice and Golden Gate Capital. The firm also has experience advising alternative lenders such as Jefferies Finance, Antares Capital, and KKR Capital Markets, which were among the lead arrangers on a $1.9bn loan to help finance Expres Oil Change & Tire Engineers' acquisition of Mavis Tire Express Services Corp.

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