Gregory Owens | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Gregory Owens
Gregory Owens

Gregory Owens

Partner, New York

T +1 212 819 7832

T +1 212 819 8200

E gregory.owens@whitecase.com

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Overview

Greg Owens is a partner in the Banking Group. Mr. Owens has over 30 years of corporate finance/banking transactional experience representing investment and commercial banks, as arrangers, agents and lenders, and borrowers, with respect to among others secured and unsecured debt financing, senior and subordinated debt financing, borrowing base finance and letters of credit. The transactions have included acquisition financing, term B Facilities, lease financing and project finance as well as restructurings and work-outs, debtor-in-possession financing and bankruptcy remote structuring.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar

Education

  • JD, Vanderbilt University Law School
  • BA, Denison University

Languages

  • English

Experience

Zimmer

Representation of Zimmer Holdings, Inc. in its 2015 US$13.35 billion acquisition of Biomet, Inc. and represented it in its 2003 US$3.4 billion unsolicited acquisition of Centerpulse AG and InCentive Capital AG.

LifePoint Health

Representation of LifePoint Health, Inc. since its founding in 1999 (by way of spin-off from Hospital Corporation of America), including representation of LifePoint with respect to its $1.3 billion senior secured credit facility closed June 2016.

Omnicare

Representation of Omnicare, Inc. through its acquisition by CVS in 2015, including, in its $725 million senior unsecured credit facility closed September 2012, in its 2012 unsolicited tender offer for PharMerica, in its US$1.8 billion unsolicited acquisition of NeighborCare Inc. in 2004, and in its US$460 million unsolicited acquisition of NCS HealthCare, Inc. in 2003.

Joerns Healthcare

Representation of Joerns Healthcare (a private equity portfolio company), including representation of Joerns with respect to its $294 million senior secured credit facility closed May 2014.

King Pharmaceuticals

Representation of King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in its 2008 US$1.6 billion unsolicited acquisition of Alpharma Inc.

Regal-Beloit

Representation of Regal-Beloit Corporation, a leading manufacturer of electric motors and products that convert power into motion, in its 2015 US$1.44 billion acquisition of the Power Transmission Solutions business from Emerson Electric Co.

Revel AC

Representation of Revel AC, Inc., an Atlantic City casino company, in connection with its 2014 debtor-in-possession credit facility.

Speaking Engagements

"The World of High Yield" conference, March 27, 2008: Rainbow Room, Rockefeller Plaza,
New York