Overview


Kathy Schumacher focuses her practice on the representation of private equity firms and their portfolio companies. She counsels clients in connection with the negotiation and documentation of acquisition financing, and the representation of other domestic and foreign companies in the negotiation and documentation of their general corporate debt financings, project financings, refinancings and restructurings, including senior, first-lien/second-lien, mezzanine and subordinated debt transactions.

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Results


  • Represented several private equity groups and their portfolio companies in connection with the negotiation of debt commitment letters and related credit documentation for the purposes of funding acquisitions, including senior secured credit facilities, secured second-lien credit facilities, bridge debt facilities and mezzanine debt facilities
  • Represented a leading distributor of building products in connection with is $2.5 billion recapitalization and share redemption, including a $1.2 billion senior secured term loan facility and a $750 million senior secured asset-based loan facility

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Recognitions


  • Legal 500 US 2016

Community


  • Chicago Council on Global Affairs
  • New York State Bar Association

Credentials


Education
New York University School of Law, JD, 1992
University of Iowa, BA, 1988

Admissions
Illinois
New York

Languages
English
French
German
Luxembourgish

Kathy Schumacher

Insights & Events / Media

Chicago, Illinois / McDermott Event / September 28, 2017

New York, New York / McDermott Event / May 18, 2017

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