Ram Burshtine is a partner in King & Spalding’s Finance Practice Group in the New York office. Mr. Burshtine has broad experience in representing lenders, investors, corporate borrowers and private equity sponsors in a wide variety of domestic and cross-border financing transactions, including acquisition finance, investment grade financing, leveraged cash-flow and asset-based syndicated credit facilities (including first and second lien secured and senior and mezzanine transactions) and healthcare financings, as well as workouts, debtor-in-possession facilities and exit financing, project financings, aircraft financings and letter of credit facilities.
Since joining King & Spalding in 2011, Mr. Burshtine represented General Electric Capital Corporation, as lead arranger and administrative agent, in connection with multiple syndicated and “club” acquisition financing transactions for an aggregate lending in excess of $800 million and The Senior Secured Loan Program, which is jointly managed by Ares Capital Corporation and an affiliate of GE Capital, in new acquisition and dividend recapitalization “unitranche” financing transactions in an aggregate amount in excess of $1.0 billion. Mr. Burshtine has also represented Roark Capital Group and its portfolio companies in connection with obtaining financing for new acquisitions and dividend recapitalization in an aggregate amount in excess of $350 million and Irving Place Capital in connection with a $220.0 million senior secured financing of its acquisition of National Specialty Hospitals. Prior to joining King& Spalding, Mr. Burshtine represented General Motors in its multiple senior secured, debtor-in-possession and exit financings from commercial banks, the United States Department of the Treasury and Export Development Canada.
Mr. Burshtine joined King & Spalding in 2011, having previously been counsel at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. Mr. Burshtine received an LL.B from the College of Management Law (Israel) in 1997.
Mr. Burshtine is admitted to the New York State Bar and the Israeli Bar.