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Adrian Chiodo

Partner, Corporate Department

London

Phone: 44-020-3023-5156
Fax: 44-020-3023-5456

Overview

Adrian Chiodo is a partner in the Leveraged Finance practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s London office.

Mr. Chiodo focuses his practice on cross-border leveraged finance across the capital structure, including private credit, U.S. and European term loan B, general banking, and corporate financings. He also advises on public-to-private transactions, restructurings, and post-IPO and project/infrastructure financings. Mr. Chiodo’s clients include a broad range of financiers (including key participants in the private credit market, along with commercial and investment banks), as well as issuers, private equity sponsors, and their portfolio companies.

Recognitions

  • The Legal 500 UK 2017

Education

  • The University of Sydney, LLB, 2000
  • The University of Sydney, BA in History & Political Science, 1998

Representations

  • JP Morgan in relation to the refinancing by way of U.S. term loan of olive oil company, Deoleo
  • JP Morgan in relation to the refinancing by way of super senior revolver and bonds of parts distributor AutoDistribution
  • Lenders in connection with the term loan financing to fund the acquisition by TowerBrook of B2B professional information services provider InfoPro Digital
  • Ares Management in connection with the unitranche financing to fund the acquisition by NYX of digital gaming supplier OpenBet (and subsequent refinancing)
  • Alcentra Capital in connection with the unitranche financing to fund the acquisition by TowerBrook of pulp and bio-energy manufacturer Schweighofer Fiber
  • Pemberton Asset Management in connection with the unitranche financing to fund the acquisition by CapVest of foodservice supplier Karro Food Group
  • EQT Credit in connection with the term loan financing to fund the acquisition by Towerbrook of tow bar manufacturer Bosal
  • MV Credit in connection with the second lien financing to fund the acquisition by BC Partners of bridal wear company Pronovias
  • Lenders in connection with the term loan and bond financing to fund the acquisition by BC Partners of technical ceramics supplier CeramTec
  • Lenders in connection with the super senior revolver and bonds financing to fund the acquisition by Platinum Equity of cargo handler WFS Global (and subsequent upsizes)
  • Lenders in connection with the term loan financing to fund the acquisition by Galileo Global Education (a Providence Equity portfolio company) of certain operations of Laureate Education
  • Nordic Capital in connection with the financing of Lindorff’s combination with debt provider Intrum Justitia
  • Hellman & Friedman in connection with the term loan and bond financing to fund its acquisition of a controlling interest in security services provider Securitas Direct (and subsequent upsizes)
  • Lenders in connection with the term loan refinancing of drinking water dispenser Waterlogic
  • Ares Management in connection with the unitranche financing to fund the acquisition by HGGC of insurance broker Special Risks Investments
  • Ares Management in connection with the unitranche financing to fund the acquisition by Castik Capital of automated warehouse solutions group Element Logic
  • KKR Credit in connection with the unitranche financing to fund the acquisition by Goldman Sachs Asset Management of quality assurance business Lloyd’s Register Inspection
  • KKR Credit in connection with the unitranche financing to fund the acquisition by Goldman Sachs Asset Management of IT provider Advania
  • Ares Private Equity in connection with the financing of its acquisition of care home operator Exemplar
  • New Look in connection with certain financing arrangements

Practice Areas

Leveraged Finance
Alternative Lender and Private Credit
Private Equity
Finance
Financial Services
Restructuring
Corporate

Languages

영국사람

Admissions

England and Wales Solicitor
New York Bar
New South Wales Solicitor

Education

University of Sydney, LL.B. 2000
University of Sydney, B.A. 1998

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