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Michael Lee

Ropes & Gray LLP

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Michael focuses his practice on leveraged finance transactions. He has extensive experience representing private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in a wide range of large cap and middle market financing transactions, including high yield bond issuances, bridge facilities, syndicated credit facilities, ABL facilities and second lien and mezzanine financings. Michael also regularly advises public companies and institutional investors in financing transactions. https://www.ropesgray.com/biographies/l/michael-lee.aspx?AK=lee#sthash.Y1SApmzQ.dpuf


United States: Finance

Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings

Within: Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings

Ropes & Gray LLP pairs its enviable private equity client base with ‘a truly remarkable team of lawyers’ to create a compelling issuer-side offering. The group is regularly engaged to act on complex and multi-faceted transactions, such as New York-based Jay Kim and Boston-based Kevin Jarboe’s advice to Blackstone and new healthcare IT joint venture Change Healthcare in obtaining $6.6bn in financing, including high-yield bonds. In another high-value deal, Boston’s Michael Lee - who is ‘a highly committed counsel’ - advised IQVIA on two senior notes issuances worth $1bn and €625m respectively. Boston-based Byung Choi, who co-leads the firm’s global finance group, is a key figure in the team and alongside New York’s Stefanie Birkmann assisted Surgery Partners, and its majority shareholder Bain Capital, with its issuance of $370m in high-yield bonds and amendments to its $400m of existing high-yield bonds, to help finance its acquisition of National Surgical Healthcare.

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