Daniel Nam | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Daniel Nam
Daniel Nam

Daniel Nam

Partner, New York

T +1 212 819 8542

T +1 212 819 8200

E dnam@whitecase.com

‘Meticulous professional’ Daniel Nam is a favourite of the banks on high yield and liability management transactions. He has ‘great pedigree’, ‘amazing attention to detail’ and ‘great, conciliatory, negotiation and team work skills’

The Legal 500 2015

Overview

Daniel Nam is a partner in the New York office of White & Case LLP, and a member of the Firm's Banking and Capital Markets practice groups. Daniel's practice focuses on corporate finance transactions and general securities and corporate matters.

Daniel offers the benefit of considerable experience representing investment banks, issuers and financial sponsors in both public and private financing transactions, including high-yield debt, equity and equity-linked securities offerings, in a wide range of business sectors. He also has extensive experience representing clients in connection with bridge financing commitments, debt tender offers, exchange offers and consent solicitations. In addition, he counsels clients on general securities and corporate matters, such as ongoing disclosure obligations and corporate governance issues.

In addition to his domestic practice, Daniel regularly represents the Firm's international clients in connection with financing transactions, particularly clients with substantial operations in Latin America.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar

Education

  • JD/LLM, International and Comparative Law, Cornell University Law School
  • BA, University of California, Berkeley

Languages

  • English
  • Korean

Experience

Fortis, 2016

Representation of Fortis Inc., a leader in the North American electric and gas utility business, in connection with (i) an approximately US$2 billion bridge loan commitment provided by Goldman Sachs Bank USA and (ii) an approximately US$1.7 billion bridge loan commitment provided by The Bank of Nova Scotia. The bridge loan commitments were entered into in connection with Fortis Inc.'s pending acquisition of ITC Holdings, the largest independent electric transmission company in the US.

Anthem, 2015

Representation of Anthem, one of the nation's largest health benefits companies, in connection with a $26.5 billion bridge loan commitment provided by a group of lenders, including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse and UBS. The bridge loan commitment was entered into in connection with Anthem's pending acquisition of Cigna Corporation.

JBS USA, 2015

Representation of JBS USA, one of the world's largest beef, pork and lamb processing companies, in connection with a $1.2 billion commitment for term loans provided by Credit Suisse, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Rabo. The commitment was entered into in connection with JBS USA's pending acquisition of Cargill Pork.

SS&C Technologies, 2015

Representation of Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and Bank of America Merrill Lynch, as joint book running managers, in connection with an offering of $600 million of 5.875% senior notes due 2023 by SS&C Technologies, a leading provider of mission-critical products and services to the global financial services industry. The proceeds of the offering were used to finance a portion of the purchase price of SS&C Technologies' acquisition of Advent Software. Also represented the banks in connection with the related bridge commitments for a $500 million debt bridge facility and a $400 million equity bridge facility.

Owens-Illinois, 2015

Representation of Deutsche Bank in connection with a $1.0 billion bridge loan commitment to Owens-Illinois, the largest manufacturer of glass containers in the world, to fund its acquisition of certain assets of Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V.

JBS USA, 2015

Representation of JBS USA, one of the world's largest beef, pork and lamb processing companies, in connection with its offering of $900 million of 5.750% senior notes due 2025.

Votorantim Cimentos, 2015

Representation of Votorantim Cimentos, a global vertically-integrated heavy building materials company with operations in North and South America, Europe, Africa and Asia , in connection with its offering of €500 million of 3.500% euro-denominated notes due 2022.

Ball Corporation, 2015

Representation of Deutsche Bank in connection with a £3.3 billion bridge loan commitment to Ball Corporation, one of the world's leading suppliers of metal packaging to the beverage, food, personal care and household products industries, to fund its acquisition of Rexam PLC, a public limited company registered in England and Wales.

Awards & Recognition

Recommended Lawyer, The Legal 500, 2015

Capital Markets – Latin America