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Carolyn Alford focuses on leveraged finance, representing financial institutions, funds, sponsors and issuers. Her experience spans syndicated acquisition financings, asset-based lending, private placements and mezzanine/second lien structures. Carolyn leads our Finance practice and also serves on our managing Policy Committee.

With specific industry experience in healthcare, pharma, energy, telecom and media, Carolyn represents a wide range of financial services clients. She counsels lenders, investors, borrowers and issuers in leveraged finance, asset-based lending, private placements, unitranche, first lien/second lien and mezzanine financings, and both leveraged and investment-grade lending transactions.

Carolyn is a fellow of the American College of Investment Counsel, where she currently serves as President, and the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers, where she currently serves on the Nominating Committee. She recently served as a director and Executive Committee member of ClearPoint Financial, a national not-for-profit organization that provides consumer credit counseling and financial education.

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Credentials

J.D., Harvard University, cum laude

B.A., Duke University, magna cum laude

Georgia

State Bar of Georgia

Recognized in Banking & Finance in Georgia and Nationwide


Chambers USA, 2017

Notable Practitioner in Banking and Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitization


IFLR 1000 US, 2018

Matters

Advised SunTrust as lead arranger and administrative agent in a US$1,108,975,000 senior credit facilities consisting of a US$600 million revolving credit facility and a US$508,975,000 bond purchase facility for ITT Holdings LLC, IMTT-Quebec Inc. and IMTT-NTL, Ltd, portfolio companies of Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation.

Advised Wells Fargo Capital Finance in a US$50 million senior secured asset-based credit facility to a leading provider of emergency medical services treating patients in 60 locations across the U.S.

Advised U.S. investors in a privately placed purchase of £135 million of Senior Guaranteed Notes issued by ERAC UK Finance Limited and €125 million of Senior Guaranteed Notes issued by EHI International Finance S.à r.l, all guaranteed by Enterprise Holdings, Inc., one of the world’s largest rental car companies.

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Advised SunTrust as lead arranger and administrative agent in a US$1,108,975,000 senior credit facilities consisting of a US$600 million revolving credit facility and a US$508,975,000 bond purchase facility for ITT Holdings LLC, IMTT-Quebec Inc. and IMTT-NTL, Ltd, portfolio companies of Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation.

Advised Wells Fargo Capital Finance in a US$50 million senior secured asset-based credit facility to a leading provider of emergency medical services treating patients in 60 locations across the U.S.

Advised U.S. investors in a privately placed purchase of £135 million of Senior Guaranteed Notes issued by ERAC UK Finance Limited and €125 million of Senior Guaranteed Notes issued by EHI International Finance S.à r.l, all guaranteed by Enterprise Holdings, Inc., one of the world’s largest rental car companies.

Advised Prudential Capital Group and certain of its affiliates in connection with providing US$55 million of senior and mezzanine financing, with warrants, to finance a carveout acquisition in the technology services industry by a private equity sponsor.

Matters

Advised SunTrust as lead arranger and administrative agent in a US$1,108,975,000 senior credit facilities consisting of a US$600 million revolving credit facility and a US$508,975,000 bond purchase facility for ITT Holdings LLC, IMTT-Quebec Inc. and IMTT-NTL, Ltd, portfolio companies of Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation.

Advised Wells Fargo Capital Finance in a US$50 million senior secured asset-based credit facility to a leading provider of emergency medical services treating patients in 60 locations across the U.S.

Advised U.S. investors in a privately placed purchase of £135 million of Senior Guaranteed Notes issued by ERAC UK Finance Limited and €125 million of Senior Guaranteed Notes issued by EHI International Finance S.à r.l, all guaranteed by Enterprise Holdings, Inc., one of the world’s largest rental car companies.

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Matters

Advised SunTrust as lead arranger and administrative agent in a US$1,108,975,000 senior credit facilities consisting of a US$600 million revolving credit facility and a US$508,975,000 bond purchase facility for ITT Holdings LLC, IMTT-Quebec Inc. and IMTT-NTL, Ltd, portfolio companies of Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation.

Advised Wells Fargo Capital Finance in a US$50 million senior secured asset-based credit facility to a leading provider of emergency medical services treating patients in 60 locations across the U.S.

Advised U.S. investors in a privately placed purchase of £135 million of Senior Guaranteed Notes issued by ERAC UK Finance Limited and €125 million of Senior Guaranteed Notes issued by EHI International Finance S.à r.l, all guaranteed by Enterprise Holdings, Inc., one of the world’s largest rental car companies.

Advised Prudential Capital Group and certain of its affiliates in connection with providing US$55 million of senior and mezzanine financing, with warrants, to finance a carveout acquisition in the technology services industry by a private equity sponsor.

Credentials

J.D., Harvard University, cum laude

B.A., Duke University, magna cum laude

Georgia

State Bar of Georgia

Recognized in Banking & Finance in Georgia and Nationwide


Chambers USA, 2017

Notable Practitioner in Banking and Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitization


IFLR 1000 US, 2018