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Paul Hastings Represents Banks in The KEYW Corporation’s Refinancing

August 05, 2014
New York, NY - Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm represented Royal Bank of Canada, as sole lead arranger and lender, and Bank of America, N.A. and SunTrust Bank, as lenders, in connection with the refinancing of The KEYW Corporation’s existing credit facility through a replacement $42.5 million senior secured revolving credit facility.  The KEYW Corporation, which provides cybersecurity and geospatial intelligence solutions to the U.S. Government and commercial customers, also concurrently issued $130 million in convertible notes with Royal Bank of Canada acting as sole lead arranger.

Leveraged Finance partner Michele Cohen led the Paul Hastings team, which also included associates Danny Choi and Sun Kim.

In Thomson Reuters’ First Half 2014 League Table the firm ranked second in “U.S. Lender Law Firm Bookrunner M&A.” Paul Hastings advised on numerous significant finance transactions in the first half of 2014 including representing the lenders in the $1.65 billion financing for the acquisition of a majority stake in Royal DSM NV’s pharmaceuticals business by JLL Partners (“JLL”) through Patheon Inc.; the lenders in the $1.3 billion financing of Apollo Global Management’s acquisition of CEC Entertainment, Inc.; the lenders in the $1.6 billion financing for Media General Inc.’s acquisition of Lin Media LLC; and the lenders in the $1.1 billion financing for Accellent Inc.’s acquisition of Lake Region Medical Inc.
 
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