Joe Ruskey focuses his practice on corporate and transactional matters. He represents private equity, strategic investors and public and private companies in corporate matters across a variety of industries.
Represented a UK-based satellite & communications business on its $7 billion cross-border sale *
Represented a Louisville-based health insurance company on a $125 million acquisition of a medical practice and certain related businesses from its founding shareholders*
Represented a portfolio company of a Boston-based private equity firm focused on investments in the media with more than $13 billion of assets under management, on an acquisition of a registry operation services business*
Represented a New York-based private equity firm focused on growth investing with more than $64 billion of assets under management, on transfers between investors of certain limited partnership interests within its funds*
Represented a California-based parent company of a direct-to-consumer brand of women’s plus-size apparel, in financing of an incremental $350 million seven-year First Lien Term Loan Facility while amending and extending its existing five-year Revolving Credit Facility to $150 million and another five years of term*
Represented an Oklahoma City-based natural gas company in its Chapter 11 restructuring, which resulted in court confirmation of the company’s prearranged plan that halved total funded debt from $2.5 billion to $1.25 billion*
Represented a Dallas-based parent company of a chain pizza-buffet style restaurant, in pre-filing negotiations before its Chapter 11 restructuring, which resulted in a sale of the company and its $82 million in total funded debt*
Represented an Arkansas-based provider of advanced network communications in its Chapter 11 restructuring, which resulted in court confirmation of a plan that reduced total funded debt by more than $4 billion*
Represented a Dallas-based oil & natural gas company, in its Chapter 11 restructuring, which resulted in court confirmation of a plan that reduced its debt by more than $1.1 billion*
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