Jennifer Ezring is a partner in the New York office of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP specializing in leveraged finance transactions.
Jenn’s practice focuses primarily on advising commercial and investment banks in leveraged finance and asset-based lending transactions, including acquisition financings, leveraged buyouts, going-private transactions, recapitalizations, project financings, bridge lending and loan commitments, out-of-court debt restructurings, and other secured lending transactions.
Jenn has practiced in a variety of industries, including communications, gaming, retail, energy, manufacturing, media, publishing and internet technology. She has a broad range of financing experience in both US and international transactions.
Jenn is a member of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP's Executive Committee and serves on Cahill's Women’s Initiatives Committee. She is a member of the Board of Directors of LiveGirl, Inc. and the Board of Governors of the Jefferson Awards Foundation and has served on the Leadership Advisory Committee of the National Womens Law Center.
Jenn is a member of the State Bar of New York, the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association and has been recommended as a leading finance lawyer by Chambers USA, IFLR1000 and The Legal 500. She was named to Crain’s 2019 list of Notable Women in Law and was recognized as one of The Secured Lender’s 50 Women in Commercial Finance in 2017.
- Represented JPMorgan Chase, Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, PNC, ING Capital, Deutsche Bank, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, as arrangers in a $400 million cross-border asset-based credit facility in connection with the acquisition of ASCO Power by Platinum Equity.
- Represented Bank of America, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, PNC and Wells Fargo as lead arrangers in connection with an $800,000,000 asset-based revolving credit facility for R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company.
- Represented Jefferies Finance, Macquarie Capital and KKR Capital Markets as lead arrangers in connection with $1.08 billion in Term B, revolving, and delayed draw credit facilities for Mitchell International, Inc.
- Represented Citibank as administrative agent, and the lead arrangers, in connection with the $500,000,000 asset-based credit facility for HD Supply Waterworks, Ltd, established as part of the acquisition of HD Supply’s Waterworks Division, the largest distributor of waterworks products in the U.S., by Clayton Dubilier & Rice.
- Represented JPMorgan Chase, as administrative agent, and the lead arrangers in connection with a $600,000,000 revolving credit facility for E*TRADE Securities LLC
- Represented Barclays in the $2.3 billion and €400 million credit facilities to finance the acquisition of DuPont Performance Coatings by The Carlyle Group.
- Represented JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank and KKR Capital Markets, as lead arrangers in connection with $2 billion in term and revolving financing for Ancestry.com, the world's largest online history resource.