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Lindsay R Sparks

Partner, Corporate Department
Palo Alto
1117 S. California Avenue
Palo Alto, CA
94304-1106
United States

Fax: 1(650) 320-1993
Houston
600 Travis Street
Fifty-Eighth Floor
Houston, TX
77002
United States

Fax: 1(713) 353-3329

Overview

Lindsay Sparks is partner in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings. Ms. Sparks focuses her practice on leveraged finance and other debt capital market transactions. She has particular experience representing borrowers in secured lending matters, including asset based and reserve-based revolving credit facilities, term loan facilities, acquisition financings, cash-flow and margin stock loans, second lien and subordinated debt facilities, private debt offerings, and other corporate and real estate financings (both secured and unsecured).

Ms. Sparks has significant transactional experience in a variety of industries, including the energy sector and technology and software sector. Ms. Sparks also has extensive experience in healthcare, datacenters, retail, manufacturing, agriculture, ski resorts and transportation and distribution industries and cross-border transactions.

Accolades and Recognitions

  • Recognized by Super Lawyer in its California Rising Stars listings in 2015

  • Recognized in the Top 20 Under 40 in the California Daily Journal

Education

  • University of California Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2001

  • University of California Berkeley, B.A., 1997

Involvement

  • Serves as a board member of Women in Law Empowerment Forum, Houston Chapter

Recent Representations

  • Vector Capital in connection with the financing of the acquisition of Aspect Software

  • Vector Capital in connection with the financing of the acquisition of Cheetah Digital, a cross-channel marketing solutions provider

  • Vector Capital in connection with the financing of Host Analytics

  • Symphony Technology Partners in connection with the financing of Winshuttle, an automated solutions provider

  • Symphony Technology Partners in connection with the financing of AFS Technologies

  • GI Partners in connection with the financing of the acquisition of MRI Software

  • GI Partners in connection with the financing of the acquisition of California Cryobank and Cord Blood Registry

  • GI Partners in connection with the financing of the acquisition of Single Digits, Inc.

  • GI Partners in connection with the financing of Flexential, a national IT infrastructure and cloud provider

  • GI Partners in connection with the financing of the acquisition of Keller Bergensons Services, a leading provider of integrated facilities management services

  • GI Partners in connection with the financing of the Logibec, a Canadian healthcare IT company

  • NetSmart, a provider of health services and management process solutions and electronic records, in connection with its revolving and term loan facilities

  • Kayne Anderson's closed end funds in connection with their revolving and term loan credit facilities over $1 billion of privately placed senior notes

  • Tortoise Capital's closed end funds in connection with their credit facilities and private notes issuances

  • Dole Food Company in connection with its senior secured credit facility and 144A bond offering

  • Woodward Inc. in connection with its $1 billion revolving credit facility and private note offerings

  • Jacobs Engineering Group in connection with its revolving credit facility and note purchase agreements

  • Masimo Corporation, a manufacturer of noninvasive patient monitoring technologies, in connection  with its $225 senior credit facility

  • NGL Energy Partners LP in connection with its revolving credit facility

  • Lotus Midstream in connection with the financing of Centurion Pipeline LP

  • Titan Energy, LLC in connection with its reserve-based revolving credit facility and second lien term loan facility

  • Atlas Energy Group, LLC in connection with its term loan facility

  • Atlas Growth Partners, L.P. in connection with its revolving credit facility

  • Tall Oak Midstream in connection with two senior credit facilities to fund the operations of two of its subsidiaries, TOMPC, LLC and TOM-STACK, LLC

Practice Areas

Energy
Mergers and Acquisitions
Corporate
Private Equity
Finance
Real Estate Finance
Alternative Lender and Private Credit
Leveraged Finance
Asset Securitization and Structured Finance
Data Centers

Languages

anglais

Admissions

Texas Bar
California Bar

Education

UC Hastings College of the Law, J.D. 2001
University of California, Berkeley, B.A. 1997

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