Paul Hastings Advises Banks on the Financing of SI Organization’s Acquisition of QinetiQ North America

May 23, 2014

New York, NY-- Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that it represented UBS AG, Stamford Branch and RBC Capital Markets as lead arrangers on the financing for the acquisition by The SI Organization, Inc., a portfolio company of Veritas Capital Fund Management, L.L.C. of QinetiQ North America, Inc., a global provider of defense and security technology solutions. The financing consisted of a $478 million first lien term and revolving credit facilities and a $115 million second lien term facility.

Leveraged Finance partner Richard Farley led the Paul Hastings team, which also included of counsel Sanjay Thapar and associates Mitch Zuckerman and Yian Huang.

In Thomson Reuters LPC 1Q 2014 League Tables the firm ranked first in “U.S. Lender Law Firm Bookrunner M&A,” and second in "U.S. Overall Law Firm M&A." Some recent M&A financings the firm has worked on include the financing for Bain Capital’s acquisition of Bob’s Discount Furniture, the financing for AEA Investors LP’s acquisition of Delta Rigging & Tools, and the financing for Media General’s acquisition of LIN Media.

Paul Hastings LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in Asia, Europe, and the United States. We provide innovative legal solutions to financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Please visit www.paulhastings.com for more information.

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