Scott M. Hammond Representative Matters

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  • Represented bank as administrative agent and lender in connection with a $3.5 million senior secured financing for a Texas-based event center business under the Federal Reserve’s Main Street Lending Program.
  • Represented bank as administrative agent and first lien lender in connection with an $11 million first lien-second lien term and revolving loan acquisition financing for a developer of online curricula servicing the home school community.
  • Represented industrial wire manufacturer as borrower in connection with its $35 million revolving and term loan credit facility.
  • Represented bank as administrative agent and a lender in connection with a $4.5 million term and revolving loan for a borrower in the hospital patient education business in connection with a refinancing of existing indebtedness.
  • Represented steel mill business as lessee/borrower in connection with a $10 million equipment lease financing.
  • Represented bank as administrative agent and first-out lender in connection with a $10 million unitranche term and revolving loan acquisition financing for industrial laundry operation.
  • Represented global branded footwear company, as borrower, in connection with a $500 million senior un-secured revolving credit facility with a syndicate of commercial banks.
  • Represented bank as administrative agent and first lien lender in the $26 million first lien/second lien financing of a private equity-backed acquisition of midwestern eye care centers.
  • Represented bank as first-out lender in the $19 million senior secured unitranche financing of a private equity-backed acquisition of a New York-based commercial real estate consulting business.
  • Represented Francisco Partners as agent in connection with a $100 term loan credit agreement for ZocDoc, Inc.
  • Represented New Island Capital in connection with $5 million term loan to for-profit education provider in Africa.
  • Represented Maranon Capital as first lien agent in connection with a $150 million first lien/second lien acquisition financing for a borrower in the rail transportation equipment business.
  • Counseled debt fund affiliates of a private equity sponsor with respect to various equity/debt co-investments and related analysis of debt documents.
  • Represented ENGIE, North America in the approximately $300 million debt and tax equity financing of the Live Oak Wind Farm in Texas.
  • Represented Rex Energy as borrower in connection with workout/restructuring of borrower’s debt in connection with bankruptcy filing.
  • Represented Guggenheim, FS Investments, MidOcean and other hedge funds/investment funds as secured lenders in connection with the restructuring of indebtedness of Aspect Software, Inc.
  • Prepared debt review summaries of distressed and potentially distressed borrowers for various lenders/hedge funds/private equity funds.
  • Represented Bank of America, JP Morgan, Credit Suisse and various other large banking institutions in connection with acquisition financings and preparation and negotiation of commitment letters, term sheets and fee letters with respect thereto.
  • Represented German bank as agent in connection with a $700 million term loan and revolver for borrowers in the automotive equipment business.
  • Advised U.S. bank in its capacity as agent and a lender in connection with a $100 million revolving credit facility for a cable/media business.
  • Assisted UBS as administrative agent and a lender in connection with a $2.5 billion asset-based revolving credit agreement for borrowers in the oil refinery business.
  • Provided advice to GE Capital as agent and a lender in connection with a $160 million refinancing of existing debt of a borrower in the clinical laboratory testing space.
  • Represented Marathon Capital in connection with DIP credit agreement for Pacific Lumber Company related to restructuring of borrower.
  • Represented Bank of America in negotiations of DIP credit agreement and other debt documents in connection with the workout and restructuring of Waterford Wedgwood’s capital structure.
  • Represented GE Capital in its capacity as agent and a lender in connection with an approximately $500 million first lien/second lien financing for a skilled nursing home facility operator.
  • Represented U.S. financial institution as agent and a lender in connection with an approximately $100 million acquisition financing of a dental equipment company.
  • Represented GE Capital as agent and a lender in connection with an approximately $150 million acquisition financing of an industrial wire company.
  • Represented U.S. financial institution as agent and a lender in connection with an approximately 1 billion acquisition financing of various coal mining businesses.