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Jonathan Bloom

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Capital Markets, High Yield Debt Offerings

Position

Jonathan Bloom, Partner, focuses his practice on corporate and finance transactions, with particular emphasis on high yield debt offerings and fund-related transactions. He represents private equity funds and their portfolio companies, hedge funds, corporate borrowers and issuers, underwriters, arrangers, and secured lenders. Jonathan has extensive experience in structuring and negotiating high yield debt offerings; acquisition, bridge, and mezzanine financings; and debt restructurings. He has recently acted for Anchorage Capital, GoldenTree Asset Management, KKR Asset Management, and Vision Capital, among others. Jonathan is a member of the Young Presidents' Organization (Mayfair Chapter). He has written and spoken on securities regulation, the mezzanine market, and the European private equity buyout market.

Languages

English.

Member

England and Wales (registered foreign lawyer) and New York.

Education

University of Maryland (J.D. 1998); Northwestern University (B.A. in Political Science with honors 1995).


London: Finance

High yield

Within: High yield

Jones Day has a young and growing high yield practice that is generating a greater volume of work by attracting repeat issuers as clients. Giles Elliott is the London co-head of the global banking, finance and securities group, which acts for issuers, investment banks and investors in high yield transactions. Jonathan Bloom is the key transactional partner and he focuses on high yield debt offerings and fund-related transactions. Among the practice's new clients is Greek telecommunications company Wind Hellas; Bloom acted for its subsidiary Crystal Almond in a €95m offering of secured notes. Bloom also acted for Wind Hellas Telecommunications on the company's high yield financing structure to incorporate a revolving credit facility. He is also assisting GoldenTree Asset Management on several high yield debt reviews. BC Partners and Canyon Partners are also among the firm's clients.

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