Rohit Sengupta* focuses his practice on corporate and transactional matters with a particular emphasis on debt financing transactions.
Rohit represents private equity and investment funds, financial institutions, alternative and direct lenders and publicly and privately held borrowers in a variety of complex US and non-US secured and unsecured loan and capital markets transactions, leveraged buyouts, first and second lien financings, mezzanine financings, ABL facilities, bank/bridge commitments, syndicated financings, liability management transactions, debt restructurings, debtor-in-possession financings, sponsor and fund-line financings, special situation transactions and public offerings.
Rohit has an active pro bono practice, having obtained Special Immigrant Juvenile status and legal permanent residency for children who have been abused, abandoned or neglected. He has also helped several clients obtain relief under certain California and Illinois criminal justice reform measures.
During law school, Rohit served as the managing editor for the Emory International Law Review.
*Licensed in New York only and not yet admitted to practice in California. Supervised by principals of the Firm who are admitted to the California bar.
Represented two middle-market private equity firms in $1,050,000,000.00 financing associated with their joint acquisition of a market research company*
Represented a top-tier private equity firm in the $1,020,000,000.00 financing associated with its acquisition of a majority stake in a vision care benefits company*
Represented a telecommunications company in connection with obtaining a super-priority debtor-in-possession facility in an aggregate amount of $1,000,000,000.00*
Represented a technology-focused private equity firm in a series of financing transactions totaling $1,000,000,000.00 associated with the build out of its cloud-based software platform*
Represented a top-tier private equity firm’s portfolio company in connection with a series of liability management transactions that (i) provided for a short-term liquidity runway and (ii) added future flexibility to incur 1.5 lien debt*
Represented a leading private equity firm in connection with a pre-petition bankruptcy transaction, pursuant to which, among other things, the private equity firm’s obligations under the Guaranty Agreement to which it was a party were removed*
Represented a home goods manufacturer in connection with a covenant relief amendment, pursuant to which, among other things, (i) the testing dates of certain financial covenants were pushed back and (ii) the lenders consented to the payment-in-kind of the interest under its second lien credit facility*
Represented the portfolio company of a leading private equity firm in connection with a liability management transaction, pursuant to which, (i) the company’s cash debt service requirements were reduced, (ii) the maturity date of the company’s credit facility was extended and (iii) the financial covenants to which the company was subject were relaxed*
Represented the portfolio company of a leading private equity firm in connection with a liability management transaction, pursuant to which, among other things, (i) the company effectuated a discounted debt repurchase and (ii) the testing dates of certain financial covenants were pushed back to the next fiscal year*
Represented a leading payment processing company in connection with (i) an exchange offer for its senior secured notes, (ii) a covenant strip and exchange offer of its subordinated notes and (iii) obtaining a term and revolving facility in an aggregate amount of $350,000,000.00*
Represented a pipe insulation company in connection with a comprehensive restructuring pursuant to which (i) the noteholders under the pipe insulation company’s existing NPA redeemed their existing notes, significantly reducing the pipe insulation company’s indebtedness, in exchange for substantially all of the equity in the pipe insulation company and (ii) the pipe insulation company increased its liquidity through the incurrence of a term loan in an aggregate amount of $14,500,000.00*
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