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Christopher Butler

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Christopher concentrates his practice in financing transactions with an emphasis on acquisitions and highly leveraged financings. He represents borrowers and lenders in structuring secured and unsecured lending transactions, LBO and acquisition financings, first and second lien financings, subordinated debt transactions, mezzanine and other private issuances, DIP financings and hedging arrangements. Clients include financial sponsors Bain Capital, Centerbridge Partners, GTCR, Golden Gate Capital, Parthenon Capital, Summit Partners, Vestar Capital and Welsh Carson, and portfolio companies and major corporations, including Molson Coors, Micro Focus, Infor, Cision and Simply Good Foods.

Personal

Fordham University, J.D., 1988; University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1984.