Aleksandra Kopec is a counsel in King & Spalding's Global Finance practice group resident in the Charlotte office. Ms. Kopec is active in King & Spalding's leveraged finance practice.

Ms. Kopec represents financial institutions, lenders and borrowers in leveraged finance, acquisition financings, first and second lien financings, cross-border facilities, syndicated credit facilities, cash flow and asset-backed financings and other secured and unsecured lending transactions.

Select recent transactions include representing:

  • Wells Fargo Bank, as administrative agent and lead arranger, for a $450 million amended and restated revolving credit facility for Innophos Holdings, Inc., the proceeds of which were used to refinance existing debt and to finance general working capital and corporate needs. The borrower is a leading producer of specialty grade phosphate products for the food, pharmaceutical and industrial market segments.
  • A large financial institution, as administrative agent, for a $70 million revolving and term loan facility for an employee benefits technology and communications company, the proceeds of which were used to refinance existing debt, to pay dividends to its equity holders and for general corporate purposes.
  • A boat retail company, as borrower, for a $105 million revolving and term loan facility, the proceeds of which were used to pay dividends to its equity holders, make bonus payments to management and for general corporate purposes. The company was backed by a financial sponsor who was involved heavily in the negotiations.

Ms. Kopec holds a dual bachelor degree from Yale University and a J.D. from Duke University School of Law, where she was the managing editor for the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy.

Prior to joining King & Spalding in Charlotte, Ms. Kopec practiced law in New York, principally with Clifford Chance US LLP. In the winter of 2009, her article titled "Purchase-Money Security Interests" was published in the Uniform Commercial Code Law Journal.

King & Spalding brings together more than 100 finance lawyers located in offices across the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East to represent lenders, investors, funds and borrowers in the full range of secured and unsecured financings. Over the past three years, we closed approximately 600 finance transactions for our clients, amounting to $165 billion in aggregate financing.

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J.D., Duke University

B.A., Yale University

New York

North Carolina