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Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

1285 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK, NY 10019-6064, USA
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Beijing, Hong Kong, London, New York, Tokyo, Toronto and 2 more

Robert Zochowski Jr.

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Work 212-373-3762
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Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Corporate, Finance, Media and Entertainment

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http://www.paulweiss.com/professionals/partners-and-counsel/t-robert-zochowski-jr.aspx

Education

J.D., New York University School of Law, 1989; B.S.F.S., Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, 1986


United States: Finance

Structured finance: securitization

Within: Structured finance: securitization

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is the leading firm in issuer-side whole-business securitizations, and also handles a range of other more esoteric asset classes, including mortgage liens on telecom towers, media revenue, PACE bonds, and IP and commercial licences. In the whole-business space, Jordan Yarett acted for The Wendy's Company in a $1bn whole-business securitization, and also advised CKE Restaurants Holdings on its second whole-business securitization. Also of note, Yarett acted for Coinstar in its second securitization backed by coin collections, branded kiosks, licence payments and IP. The team also advised Deutsche Bank Securities on multiple securitizations backed by residential and commercial PACE bonds and tax liens. Another key contact is Robert Zochowski Jr., who has extensive experience in securitizations and other financing transactions involving assets such as patent royalties, energy and infrastructure assets, and hospitality and entertainment revenues. Other issuer-side clients include SBA Communications Corporation, Roark Capital Group and Amherst Pierpoint Securities.

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United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Media and entertainment: transactional

Within: Media and entertainment: transactional

The interdisciplinary media and entertainment team at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP counts DreamWorks Animation, VICE Media, 21st Century Fox and Endeavour among its clients. The group recently advised the latter on a joint venture with equity investor Sequoia Capital, Tencent and FountainVest Partners for the formation of a new China-based subsidiary; it also assisted Endeavor in connection with the merger of Learfield and IMG College, a subsidiary of Endeavor. In other work highlights, Robert Zochowski Jr. acted for Legendary Entertainment in its $1bn asset-backed term loan facility in connection with the refinancing of indebtedness, and a team represented Cumulus Media in its successful chapter 11 cases. Other key names to note include Robert Schumer and Ariel J. Deckelbaum. Justin Hamill joined Latham & Watkins LLP. All attorneys are based in New York.

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