Tom de la Bastide is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the firm’s Financing Practice. He specializes in financings for leveraged buyouts, alternative lending transactions for hedge funds, mezzanine funds, banks and other lenders, corporate debt issuances for Fortune 500 companies and complex debt restructurings.
Working with clients across a broad spectrum of financing transactions, Tom represents major corporations, financial institutions, hedge funds and private equity sponsors in their acquisition financings, secured and unsecured bank financings, mezzanine financings, second-lien financings, asset-based loans, restructurings and DIP and exit facilities. Recently, he has represented:
- Time Warner Cable in its $4 billion revolving credit facility and its $9 billion bridge facilities as a result of its spin-off from Time Warner.
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in its $7.2 billion restructuring, including an investment of $650 million of new equity capital.
- The Broadlane Group, a portfolio company of TowerBrook Capital Partners, in its $850 million acquisition by MedAssets, Inc.; and in the closing of a $180 million senior secured term loan and a $15 million revolving loan through an amendment and restatement of its existing credit agreement.
- Global Brass and Copper, Inc., a portfolio company of KPS Capital Partners, LP, in its successful recapitalization, which included raising $465 million of new financing.
Additional clients include ING Capital LLC, Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C., Dana Corporation, Harvest Partners, Silver Point Capital L.P., Angelo, Gordon & Co, Kate Spade & Company, TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P., Citigroup, Inc., Advanstar Communications, KPS Capital Partners, Michael Kors Holdings Limited and Taylor Morrison Home Corporation.
Tom's practice also focuses on structuring and advising clients in domestic and international lending transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, structured financings, restructurings and derivative products. He also has significant experience in junior capital lending transactions, intercreditor issues and secured creditor and bankruptcy rights. Tom represents borrowers, financial institutions, investment funds, sponsors and distressed debt investors in a variety of financing transactions across a variety of industries, including consumer products, manufacturing, media and entertainment, investment funds, apparel, food and beverage, publishing, oil and gas automotive and technology.
- J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 1996
- B.A., New York University, 1992
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Nov 05, 2015 | News
Walter Energy Enters APA in its Restructuring
Sep 30, 2015 | News
Crestview Partners Makes Equity Investment in Arxis Capital
Aug 20, 2015 | News
Matthews International Closes Acquisition of Aurora Casket
Jun 08, 2015 | News
Kohlberg Acquires Majority Stake in Sunspire Health
May 26, 2015 | News
Charter Communications to Merge With Time Warner Cable
Apr 23, 2015 | News
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to Acquire Scholastic’s Educational Technology and Services Business for $575 Million
Apr 16, 2015 | News
Taylor Morrison Closes Senior Notes Offering
Mar 31, 2015 | News
TowerBrook to Acquire J.Jill
Mar 27, 2015 | News
Kohlberg Acquires AM Conservation Group
Feb 27, 2015 | News
Kohlberg Portfolio Company Sabre Acquires FWT from Satori Capital
Mar 02, 2015 | News
KPS Portfolio Company IES Acquires Kodiak
Jan 16, 2015 | News
Grupo Salinas Completes $2.5 Billion Sale of Mexican Wireless Provider
Dec 16, 2014 | News
Taylor Morrison Announces Agreement to Sell Canadian Business to Mattamy Homes
Nov 24, 2014 | News
Nellson Nutraceutical to Acquire Le Groupe Multibar
Nov 04, 2014 | News
Kohlberg Completes Acquisition of PPC Industries
Nov 07, 2014 | News
AT&T to Acquire Mexican Wireless Provider Iusacell for $2.5 billion
Sep 18, 2014 | News
GI Partners to Acquire Kellermeyer Bergensons Services From Funds Affiliated With Kohlberg & Co.
Oct 01, 2014 | News
UBM to Acquire Advanstar for $972 Million
Aug 25, 2014 | News
PulteGroup Buys Real Estate Assets of Dominion Homes
Aug 15, 2014 | News
Nielsen & Bainbridge Acquires The Home Décor Companies
Jun 30, 2014 | News
Kohlberg Completes Acquisition of Troon Golf
Apr 15, 2014 | News
Bauer Performance Sports Acquires BRG Sports for $330 Million
Feb 13, 2014 | News
Bauer Performance Sports to Acquire Easton Baseball/Softball for $330 Million
Feb 13, 2014 | News
Time Warner Cable to Merge with Comcast in $45 Billion Deal
Feb 04, 2014 | News
Fifth & Pacific Completes Sale of Lucky Brand to Leonard Green & Partners
Jan 22, 2014 | Publications
January 2014 Private Equity Digest
Dec 10, 2013 | News
Fifth & Pacific Announces Sale of Lucky Brand to Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
Aug 26, 2013 | News
Kohlberg & Company Acquires Nellson
Apr 12, 2013 | News
Taylor Morrison Completes IPO and Two Other Transactions
Jan 28, 2013 | News
Time Warner Cable To Be SportsNet LA’s Charter Distributor
May 03, 2013
KPS Capital Wins Two Buyouts Awards
for Second Consecutive Year