Soufi Mirfakhraei is an associate in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's New York office.
Her practice focuses on financings and other investment transactions, with an emphasis on leveraged financings, including acquisition financings, syndicated loan financings, and secured and unsecured high-yield notes offerings. In addition, Ms. Mirfakhraei regularly represents financial institutions in connection with both in-court and out-of-court restructurings.
Ms. Mirfakhraei received her J.D. from the George Washington University Law School (with honors) in 2014 where she was an executive editor of The George Washington International Law Review and her M. Ed. from the University of Oulu in Finland (magna cum laude ) in 2008. She is a member of the bar of the State of New York.
George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2014
University of Oulu, M. Ed., 2008
Represented Barclays Bank PLC as lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with a $1,000,000,000 senior secured credit facility for HealthSouth Corporation, consisting of a $700,000,000 revolving credit facility and a $300,000,000 term loan facility. HealthSouth Corporation is one of the nation's largest providers of post-acute healthcare services and an industry leader in home-based patient care.
Represented TD Securities (USA) LLC, RBC Capital Markets, CIT Bank, N.A., SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Citizens Bank, N.A., ING Capital LLC, and Regions Capital Markets, as lead arrangers and bookrunners, and Toronto Dominion (Texas) LLC, as administrative agent, in connection with $900,000,000 in senior secured credit facilities financing Digital Bridge Holdings LLC's acquisition of Vantage Data Centers, LLC. Vantage Data Centers is a leading provider of data center solutions in support of mission-critical applications.
Represented Barclays Bank PLC, RBC Capital Markets, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., and Jefferies Finance LLC, as lead arrangers and bookrunners, and Barclay Bank PLC, as administrative agent, in connection with $575,000,000 in senior secured credit facilities financing GTCR's strategic investment in Vivid Seats LLC. Vivid Seats is a leading independent marketplace for tickets to live sports, concert, and theater events.
Represented RBC Capital Markets, BNP Paribas Securities Corp., and ING Capital LLC, as lead arrangers and bookrunners, and Royal Bank of Canada, as administrative agent, in connection with $311,000,000 in senior secured credit facilities in favor of Q Holding Company, a portfolio company of 3i Group plc. Q Holdings is a leading global manufacturer of precision engineered elastomeric critical components and devices used in medical and pharmaceutical, electrical connector and other applications.
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.