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Jason Kyrwood

Jason Kyrwood

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

New York, NY, USA


Mr. Kyrwood is a partner in Davis Polk’s banking and finance group. He regularly advises financial institutions and borrowers on a wide range of complex financing transactions, focusing on LBOs and other leveraged and investment-grade acquisition financings, including cross-border financings.

Mr. Kyrwood has represented lenders in connection with some of the largest and most complex investment grade acquisition financings over the last few years, from Verizon’s $63 billion financing for Verizon Wireless, to Abbot’s $17 billion financing for its acquisition of St Jude and Qualcomm’s $13.66 billion financing for its acquisition of NXP.

He also represents financial institutions in LBO financings across from some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated financial sponsors. Recent transaction include the $1.8 billion financing for Blackstone and ArcLight’s acquisition of generation assets from AEP and the $1.3 billion financing for Apollo’s acquisition of the Lumiled business from Philips.

Mr. Kyrwood is recognized in Chamber Global and Chambers USA as a leading lawyer, and has received numerous honors, including being named “Transatlantic Dealmaker of the Year” (2016) and "Dealmaker of the Year" (2014) by American Lawyer, a "Rising Star" by New York Law Journal (2015) and Law360 (2011) and one of The M&A Advisor’s “40 Under 40” (2012).

Mr. Kyrwood is a frequent author, lecturer and panelist on a broad range of topics relating to corporate finance and regularly represents the LSTA, including in connection with the 2014 model credit agreement provisions, the industry standard in the United States.

Jason Kyrwood is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Financing an Acquisition - Leveraged Financing 2017, Thursday, May 04, 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Dealing with Existing Debt in Leveraged Transactions (February 2017) - Leveraged Financing 2017, Thursday, May 04, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Financing an Acquisition - Financing an Acquisition, Thursday, May 04, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Financing an Acquisition - Financing an Acquisition, Thursday, May 04, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Financing an Acquisition - Financing an Acquisition, Thursday, May 04, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Leveraged Financing 2017, Friday, May 12, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Boston, MA
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Cleveland, OH
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