Paul Hastings Closes $800 Million Refinancing for Equinox

February 04, 2013

New York, NY
-- Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm represented Equinox, an operator of full-service, upscale sports and fitness clubs, in an $800 million refinancing.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch acted as lead arranger. The financing consisted of a $600 million first lien credit facility and a $200 million second lien credit facility.

Leverage Finance partners Michael Chernick, Jeffrey Pellegrino and Corporate partner Tom Kruger led the Paul Hastings team, which also included associates Marc Bacigalupo and Shafiq Perry.

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