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George Komnenos represents financial institutions, alternative lenders as well as private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers in a wide range of corporate financing transactions, including leveraged buyouts, acquisition financings, investment-grade financings, unitranche facilities, and asset-based financings.

George is a member of the Finance and Restructuring group in New York.  Prior to joining King & Spalding, George was an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

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Credentials

B.A. Government and History, Georgetown University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

New York

American Bar Association, Business Law Section

American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

English

Greek

Matters

Represented a leading commercial bank, as a lender and joint lead arranger, in connection with the financing of part of the $7 billion acquisition of Focus Financial by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.

Represented Barclays, as administrative agent and a lender, and the other lenders in connection with a $2.575 billion senior secured term loan facility for Inspire Brands, a Roark Capital portfolio company and franchisor of Dunkin’, Arby’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, Sonic, Jimmy John’s and Baskin-Robbins.

Represented a leading commercial bank, as a lender, in connection with a $120 million incremental revolving credit facility for a preeminent global consumer intelligence company, in addition to an existing $950 million term loan facility, €545 million term loan facility, C$128 million term loan facility and approx. $508 million revolving credit facility.

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Represented a leading commercial bank, as a lender and joint lead arranger, in connection with the financing of part of the $7 billion acquisition of Focus Financial by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.

Represented Barclays, as administrative agent and a lender, and the other lenders in connection with a $2.575 billion senior secured term loan facility for Inspire Brands, a Roark Capital portfolio company and franchisor of Dunkin’, Arby’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, Sonic, Jimmy John’s and Baskin-Robbins.

Represented a leading commercial bank, as a lender, in connection with a $120 million incremental revolving credit facility for a preeminent global consumer intelligence company, in addition to an existing $950 million term loan facility, €545 million term loan facility, C$128 million term loan facility and approx. $508 million revolving credit facility.

Represented a leading commercial bank, as a lender, in connection with a $1.535 billion delayed draw term loan facility for a UK-based international investment fund.

Represented a leading commercial bank, as a lender, in connection with a $1.31 billion senior secured credit facility for SharkNinja Appliances.

Represented a leading commercial bank, as a lender, in connection with a $1 billion senior secured credit facility for the acquisition of Cvent Holding Corp. by Blackstone.

Represented a leading investment bank, as administrative and collateral agent, together with other investment and commercial banks, as lead arrangers, in connection with a $60 million senior secured credit facility for a leading international consulting firm backed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

Represent JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent, lender and joint lead arranger, and the other lenders and lead arrangers in connection with a $800 million senior secured credit facility for Driven Brands, the largest automotive services company in North America.

Represented a leading private credit provider and asset manager, as administrative and collateral agent, together with other leading commercial banks and private credit providers, as lead arrangers, in connection with a $665 million senior secured credit facility (including a $90 million first-out revolving credit facility) to support the acquisition of a food company serving major foodservice, retail, grocery and restaurant brands by a leading family investor.

Represented a leading commercial bank, as a lender, in connection with a $432.5 million senior secured credit facility for a major national sales and marketing agency.

Represented a leading commercial bank, as a lender and documentation agent, in connection with a $525 million senior secured credit facility for global digital transformation and product development services firm.

Represented a leading commercial bank, as administrative and collateral agent, together with other leading banks, as lead arrangers, in connection with a $262.5 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of a premium Kentucky Bourbon distiller, producer and bottler by a leading family investor.

Represented a leading commercial bank, as administrative and collateral agent and sole lead arranger, in connection with a senior secured credit facility for a leading private equity sponsor and its portfolio company, a national communications firm, to support the acquisition of another communications and campaign management firm.

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Matters

Represented a leading commercial bank, as a lender and joint lead arranger, in connection with the financing of part of the $7 billion acquisition of Focus Financial by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.

Represented Barclays, as administrative agent and a lender, and the other lenders in connection with a $2.575 billion senior secured term loan facility for Inspire Brands, a Roark Capital portfolio company and franchisor of Dunkin’, Arby’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, Sonic, Jimmy John’s and Baskin-Robbins.

Represented a leading commercial bank, as a lender, in connection with a $120 million incremental revolving credit facility for a preeminent global consumer intelligence company, in addition to an existing $950 million term loan facility, €545 million term loan facility, C$128 million term loan facility and approx. $508 million revolving credit facility.

See more

Close

Matters

Represented a leading commercial bank, as a lender and joint lead arranger, in connection with the financing of part of the $7 billion acquisition of Focus Financial by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.

Represented Barclays, as administrative agent and a lender, and the other lenders in connection with a $2.575 billion senior secured term loan facility for Inspire Brands, a Roark Capital portfolio company and franchisor of Dunkin’, Arby’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, Sonic, Jimmy John’s and Baskin-Robbins.

Represented a leading commercial bank, as a lender, in connection with a $120 million incremental revolving credit facility for a preeminent global consumer intelligence company, in addition to an existing $950 million term loan facility, €545 million term loan facility, C$128 million term loan facility and approx. $508 million revolving credit facility.

Represented a leading commercial bank, as a lender, in connection with a $1.535 billion delayed draw term loan facility for a UK-based international investment fund.

Represented a leading commercial bank, as a lender, in connection with a $1.31 billion senior secured credit facility for SharkNinja Appliances.

Represented a leading commercial bank, as a lender, in connection with a $1 billion senior secured credit facility for the acquisition of Cvent Holding Corp. by Blackstone.

Represented a leading investment bank, as administrative and collateral agent, together with other investment and commercial banks, as lead arrangers, in connection with a $60 million senior secured credit facility for a leading international consulting firm backed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

Represent JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent, lender and joint lead arranger, and the other lenders and lead arrangers in connection with a $800 million senior secured credit facility for Driven Brands, the largest automotive services company in North America.

Represented a leading private credit provider and asset manager, as administrative and collateral agent, together with other leading commercial banks and private credit providers, as lead arrangers, in connection with a $665 million senior secured credit facility (including a $90 million first-out revolving credit facility) to support the acquisition of a food company serving major foodservice, retail, grocery and restaurant brands by a leading family investor.

Represented a leading commercial bank, as a lender, in connection with a $432.5 million senior secured credit facility for a major national sales and marketing agency.

Represented a leading commercial bank, as a lender and documentation agent, in connection with a $525 million senior secured credit facility for global digital transformation and product development services firm.

Represented a leading commercial bank, as administrative and collateral agent, together with other leading banks, as lead arrangers, in connection with a $262.5 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of a premium Kentucky Bourbon distiller, producer and bottler by a leading family investor.

Represented a leading commercial bank, as administrative and collateral agent and sole lead arranger, in connection with a senior secured credit facility for a leading private equity sponsor and its portfolio company, a national communications firm, to support the acquisition of another communications and campaign management firm.

Insights

Article · Source: ABA Business Law Today

September 13, 2023
CFPB’s New Small Business Data Collection Rule: Considerations for Lenders

View all

Credentials

B.A. Government and History, Georgetown University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

New York

American Bar Association, Business Law Section

American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

English

Greek