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Matthew T Bartlett

Associate, Corporate Department
Los Angeles
515 South Flower Street
Twenty-Fifth Floor
Los Angeles, CA
90071
United States

Fax: 1(213) 996-3314

Overview

Matthew Bartlett is an associate in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's New York office.

His practice focuses on the representation of U.S. and foreign financial institutions and corporations in leveraged finance transactions and other investment transactions, including acquisition financings, syndicated loan financings, and secured and unsecured high-yield notes offerings.

Mr. Bartlett earned his J.D. from the New York University School of Law in 2014 and his Bachelor's degree in Economics and Philosophy from Boston College (cum laude ) in 2009.

Mr. Bartlett is admitted to practice in California and New York.

 

Education

  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2014

  • Boston College, B.A., 2009 (cum laude )

Involvement

  • Admitted to practice in New York

  • Member of the American Bar Association

Recent Representations

  • Represented Dole Food Company, Inc., in connection with its $300 million 7.25% senior secured notes offering and related redemption of existing notes. Dole Food Company is one of the world's largest producers and marketers of fresh fruit and vegetables. Morgan Stanley and Co. LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Scotia Capital (USA) Inc. acted as initial purchasers for the offering.

  • Represented Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Barclays Capital Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, RBC Capital Markets, LLC, and UBS Securities LLC, as representatives of the initial purchasers, in connection with the offering of $5,100,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of notes issued in the form of units by certain subsidiaries of Dynegy Inc., a producer and distributer of electric energy, capacity and ancillary services in the United States.

  • Represented Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, as representative for the initial purchasers, in connection with the private offering of $850,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of 8.125% senior notes due 2026 by Dynegy Inc.

  • Represented Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, as representative for the initial purchasers, in connection with the private offering of $750,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of 8.000% senior notes due 2025 by Dynegy Inc.

  • Represented BMO Capital Markets, RBC Capital Markets, and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, as lead arrangers and bookrunners, and Bank of Montreal and Royal Bank of Canada, as administrative agents, in connection with $380,000,000 in term loan and asset-based revolving credit facilities, financing the acquisition of Rockpoint Gas Storage by Brookfield Asset Management. Rockpoint Gas Storage is the largest independent owner and operator of natural gas storage in North America.

  • Represented SG Americas Securities, LLC and BNP Securities Corp., as lead arrangers and bookrunners, and Société Générale and BNP Paribas, as administrative agents, in connection with approximately $542,500,000 in first lien and second lien credit facilities, financing Creadev and Groupe Acticall, S.A.'s acquisition of Sitel Worldwide Corporation. Sitel Worldwide is one of the world's leading outsourcing providers of customer experience management.

  • Represented Barclays, Mizuho Securities, RBC Capital Markets, and Wells Fargo Securities in connection with the issuance of $1.0 billion of senior notes by AerCap Ireland Capital Limited.

  • Represented Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc., Barclays Bank PLC, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as lead arrangers and bookrunners, and Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc., as administrative agent, in connection with $1,150,000,000 in senior secured credit facilities associated with ArcLight's portfolio companies Gulf Oil Limited Partnership, Penn Products Holdings, LLC and Chelsea Petroleum Productive Holdings, LLC.

  • Represented Barclays Bank PLC, BMO Capital Markets, Nomura Securities International, Inc., and Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc., as joint lead arrangers and bookrunners, and Barclays Bank PLC, as administrative agent, in connection with a $850,000,000 senior secured term loan and a $225,000,000 senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility in favor of KIK Custom Products and certain of its affiliates.

  • Represented Barclays Capital Inc., BMO Capital Markets Corp, Nomura Securities International, Inc., and Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc., as initial purchasers, in connection with the offering of $390,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of 9.000% senior notes due 2023 by Kronos Acquisition Holdings Inc., which was merged with and into KIK Custom Products at closing.

  • Represented UBS Securities LLC and Barclays Bank PLC, as lead arrangers and bookrunners, and UBS AG, Stamford Branch, as administrative agent, in connection with a $220,000,000 senior secured term loan and a $100,000,000 asset-based revolving credit facility, financing the acquisition by Berkshire Partners LLC of SRS Holding Corporation, the parent company of roofing supply distributor SRS Distribution Inc. SRS Distribution is a national distributor of residential roofing materials and supplies in the United States.

  • Represented Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch, and HSBC Bank USA, N.A., as lead arrangers and bookrunners, and Barclays Bank PLC, as administrative agent, in connection with an $830,000,000 in term loan and asset-based revolving credit facilities in favor of MKS Instruments Inc.

  • Represented Barclays Bank PLC, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., and Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc., as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners, and Barclays Bank PLC, as administrative agent, in connection with $600,000,000 in senior secured credit facilities, financing Siris Capital Group, LLC's acquisition of Premiere Global Services, Inc. Premier Global is one of the world's largest dedicated providers of collaboration software and services.

  • Represented RBC Capital Markets, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Fifth Third Bank, and BMO Capital Markets, as lead arrangers and bookrunners, and Royal Bank of Canada, as administrative agent, in connection with $600,000,000 of senior secured credit facilities in favor of Impax Laboratories, Inc. Impax Laboratories is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and marketing generic and branded products.

  • Represented J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners, and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A, as administrative agent, in connection with a $165,000,000 asset based revolving credit facility in favor of Alvogen Pharma US, Inc., a pharmaceutical company.

  • Represented RBC Capital Markets, BMO Capital Markets, and Goldman Sachs Bank USA, as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners, and Royal Bank of Canada, as administrative agent, in connection with $360,000,000 in senior secured credit facilities in favor of Western Dental Services, a portfolio company of New Mountain Capital. Western Dental Services is one of the largest dental services organizations in the United States, operating primarily in California, Arizona, Nevada and Texas.

  • Represented BMO Capital Markets, Barclays Bank PLC, Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc., and KKR Capital Markets LLC, as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners, and Bank of Montreal, as administrative agent, in connection with $1,075,000,000 of senior secured credit facilities in favor of Heartland Dental, a portfolio company of Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. Heartland Dental is the largest dental support organization in the United States.

  • Represented Antares Capital LP, as lead arranger and administrative agent, in connection with $165,000,000 in senior secured credit facilities for Service Logic's acquisition of Thornton Service. Service Logic is a portfolio company of Sterling Investment Partners and is a leading provider of energy services, HVAC services and customer services.

  • Represented SG Americas Securities, LLC, as lead arranger and bookrunner, and Société Générale, as administrative agent, in connection with $339,000,000 in first lien and second lien credit facilities in favor of Playpower, Inc., a portfolio company of Littlejohn & Co. Playpower is a leading playground equipment and recreational equipment manufacturer.

Practice Areas

Corporate
Alternative Lender and Private Credit
Leveraged Finance

Languages

English

Admissions

California Bar
New York Bar

Education

New York University School of Law, J.D. 2014
Boston College, B.A. 2009

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