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Andro Atlaga

Associate, Corporate Department

London

Phone: 44-020-3023-5112
Fax: 44-020-3023-5412

Overview

Andro Atlaga is an associate in the Global Finance practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s London office. His practice focuses on cross-border leveraged finance and capital markets transactions, representing issuer and underwriter clients on a broad range of transactions, with a particular focus on high-yield debt offerings. He also has experience in cross-border distressed debt and restructuring transactions.

Mr. Atlaga is admitted to practice law in the state of New York.

Education

  • Harvard Law School, LL.M., 2018
  • University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law, J.D., 2016

 

Representations

  • Represented arrangers, lenders, and dealer managers on $720 million refinancing of Helios Towers’ existing debt facilities and concurrent cash tender offer.
  • Represented the ad hoc committee of senior secured noteholders of Digicel in relation to a debt restructuring deal.
  • Represented the ad hoc committee in relation to the new money PIK bond financing and related approximately €400 million consensual bond restructuring and private exchange offer of VIC Properties S.A., a leading Portuguese real estate developer.
  • Represented Quotient in relation to its Chapter 11 emergence and exit financing.
  • Represented Carlyle in the debt financing of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice’s acquisition of the OCS Group International Limited and various subsidiaries of La Financiere Atalian.
  • Represented the initial purchasers in relation to a $1,580 million equivalent financing package in relation to private equity firm Nordic Capital’s acquisition of ADVANZ PHARMA Corp. Limited by means of a scheme of arrangement under Article 125 of the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 (as amended).
  • Represented the senior arrangers and funds in relation to the financing for Advent International’s £2.67 billion, public-to-private acquisition of Ultra plc.
  • Represented Isabel Marant in connection with an issuance of €265 million aggregate principal amount of 8.000% Senior Secured Notes due 2028.
  • Represented BofA Securities, BMO Capital Markets, CIBC Capital Markets, and TD Securities in connection with the offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 10.50% senior notes due 2030 by Jones DesLauriers Insurance Management/Navacord, a company controlled by private equity sponsor Madison Dearborn Partners and one of Canada’s fastest growing multi-line insurance brokers.
  • Represented J.P. Morgan, BNP PARIBAS, Barclays, Bank of America, Citigroup, Crédit Agricole CIB, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets, Scotiabank, TD Securities, and Wells Fargo in connection with the issuance of $1.5 billion 4.500% Senior Guaranteed Notes due 2031 and $500 million 5.000% Senior Notes due 2031 by CSC Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of Altice USA, one of the largest broadband communications and video service providers in the United States, listed on the New York Stock Exchange;
  • Advised J.P. Morgan, Itau BBA, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Santander in connection with the $500,000,000 senior notes issuance by Hidrovias International Finance S.à r.l., one of the largest independent integrated logistics providers focused on waterway logistics services in Latin America, and in connection with the tender and consent solicitation process of Hidrovias’ outstanding bonds.
  • Advised Barclays as sole book runner and sole lead arranger in connection with two senior notes offerings by Kronos Acquisition Holdings Inc. (KIK) totaling $1 billion and a new $900 million senior secured term loan. KIK is one of America’s largest independent manufacturers of consumer products in the household, pool, and auto categories.
  • Advised Boparan Holdings Limited and its group, in connection with the refinancing of their existing senior notes and existing term and revolving loans by way of the issuance of £475 million of senior notes.
  • Advised Abry Partners II, LLC, the tech, media and communications focused private equity firm and Link Mobility Group, leading mobile communications provider, in connection with Link Mobility’s initial public offering of up to 146,855,000 shares. The offering consisted of private placement to qualified institutional buyers in the United States and listing of shares on the Oslo Stock Exchange.
  • Advised Bank of America Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan, and Standard Bank as joint global coordinators in connection with the U.S.$750,000,000 senior guaranteed notes issuance by HTA Group, Ltd, telecommunications tower infrastructure company and U.S.$225,000,000 tap issuance of such senior guaranteed bonds.
  • Advised Global Cloud Xchange, global data communications service providers, in its Chapter 11 emergence and exit financing including the New York law first lien credit facility and second lien notes.
  • Advised the ad-hoc committee of bondholders of McLaren’s senior secured notes due 2022 to call off McLaren’s attempt to raise debt by using an unrestricted subsidiary structure to raise debt against its head office and collection of heritage cars.
  • Advised Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Goldman Sachs as global coordinators for the high-yield notes issuance of an aggregate of €1.475 billion Senior Secured Notes and Senior Notes by Summer (BC) Holdco B S.à r.l. and Summer (BC) Holdco A S.à r.l. as part of the $3.0 billion financing package for the proposed Bain Capital’s acquisition of a majority stake in Kantar, a London-headquartered market research business with more than 30,000 employees in 100 countries.
  • Advised Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs as global coordinators for the $325 million debut high-yield notes issuance of ADES International Holding PLC, a leading oil & gas drilling and production services provider in the Middle East and North Africa.
  • Advised Citigroup, Barclays, BNP PARIBAS, Crédit Agricole CIB, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets, Scotiabank, TD Securities, and Wells Fargo Securities in connection with the $1.0 billion senior bond issued by CSC Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of Altice USA.
  • Advised Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, Barclays, BNP PARIBAS, Citigroup, Credit Agricole CIB, Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets, Scotiabank, and TD Securities in connection with the $1.5 billion senior guaranteed bond issuance issued by CSC Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of Altice USA and the $250 million tap of such senior guaranteed bonds.
  • Advised Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs as joint dealer managers and solicitation agents in connection with the exchange offer of $5.5 billion notes by Altice US Finance I Corporation, Cequel Communications Holdings I, LLC, and Cequel Capital Corporation.
  • Advised Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs as joint lead arrangers and bookrunners in connection with the $1.275 billion incremental term loan of CSC Holdings.

Practice Areas

Leveraged & Syndicated Lending

Global Finance


Languages

English


Admissions

New York Bar


Education

Harvard Law School, LL.M. 2018

Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, M.Jur. 2016


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