NICHOLAS SCHWARTZ has experience across a wide range of leveraged finance transactions, representing both corporate and private equity borrowers in acquisition and non-acquisition contexts. Nick has advised on financing transactions ranging in size from US$20 million to over US$15 billion, including syndicated and privately placed financings, recurring revenue-based facilities, financings marketed in the United States for the acquisition of European and Asian targets, concurrent acquisitions and combination of multiple unaffiliated companies, spin-offs and carve-outs, as well as the implementation and subsequent sale of multiple portfolio companies using “portable” capital structures. He also has significant experience in the financing and strategic elements of in-court and out-of-court restructurings, including complex liability management and other capital structure transactions.
Nick has been recognized by several industry publications, including for Banking & Finance by Chambers Global (2023) and Chambers USA (2022–2023), by IFLR1000 as a “Rising Star Partner” (2022) and “Notable Practitioner” (2019–2021), and by The Legal 500 US as a “Next Generation Lawyer” in commercial lending (2017–2018). In the 2023 edition of Chambers USA, clients described Nick as a lawyer who has “a ton of experience” and who “knows the market from top to bottom and does a great job with his clients.”