UBS, Other Lead Arrangers Complete Refinancing of $2 Billion Credit Facilities for Gardner Denver

August 18, 2017

New York – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm represented UBS Securities LLC, KKR Capital Markets LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Mizuho Bank, Ltd. and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation as joint lead arrangers and bookrunners and UBS AG, Stamford Branch, as administrative agent, in connection with $1,285,500,000 and €615,000,000.00 term loan facilities in favor of Gardner Denver, Inc. (NYSE:GDI). Gardner Denver is a global manufacturer of industrial compressors, blowers, pumps, loading arms and fuel systems.

Leveraged Finance partner John Cobb led the Paul Hastings team, which also included of counsel Marisa Sotomayor and associates Mitchell Zuckerman and Maciej Zielnik.

The Paul Hastings Leveraged Finance team consists of more than 100 lawyers focusing on key markets across Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S. Our lawyers advise many of the largest and most sophisticated financial institutions around the world. Paul Hastings is among a small number of firms that can be relied upon to handle complex deals involving numerous parties. The Leveraged Finance team recently advised on several high-profile deals, including the $575 million financing of GTCR’s strategic investment in Vivid Seats, the $5.1 billion financing for Bass Pro Shops’ acquisition of Cabela’s Incorporated, the $900 million financing of financing of Bain Capital Private Equity's and J.H. Whitney Capital Partners' acquisition of Epic Health Services and PSA Healthcare and the $495 financing of Permira's acquisition of DiversiTech.

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