Brian Kirkup | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Brian Kirkup
Brian Kirkup

Brian Kirkup

Associate, New York

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Overview

Brian is an associate in the Firm's Bank Finance group of White & Case's New York Office. His experience includes advising agents, lead arrangers, investors, private equity sponsors and other corporate borrowers in a wide range of credit facilities, including secured and unsecured syndicated financings, leveraged acquisitions, cross-border acquisition financings, ABL facilities, debtor-in-possession and exit financings, and general bank lending.

Prior to joining White & Case, Brian practiced banking law in Australia, focusing on corporate lending for general corporate, real property and construction financing for a range of local and international banking clients, as well as distressed asset management for a variety of banks, financial institutions and insolvency firms.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia

Education

  • JD, University of Queensland, Law School (Law and Business Management), TC Beirne School of Law

Languages

  • English

Experience

Representation of HgCapital and Mitratech Holdings, Inc., in connection with an acquisition financing, consisting of a senior secured term loan, committed acquisition and revolving credit facility with Golub Capital Markets LLC, as administrative agent and a lender, the proceeds of which were used to pay acquisition consideration and related costs and to refinance Mitratech's existing credit facility.

Representation of Macquarie Capital Funding LLC, as administrative agent and arranger on a US$425 million senior secured credit facility to finance the acquisition of certain membership interests in Paradigm Energy Partners, LLC, by EIF Van Hook Equity Holdings, LLC.

Representation of Macquarie Capital Funding LLC, as administrative agent and arranger on a US$285 million senior secured credit facility to finance the acquisition of Vistage International, Inc., by Providence Equity Partners LLC.

Representation of Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch, as administrative agent and collateral agent, on a US$175 million senior secured term facility and US$30 million senior secured revolving credit facility to finance the acquisition of Screenvision, LLC, a portfolio company of ABRY Partners II, LLC.

Representation of each of JBS USA Lux S.A., JBS USA Food Company, JBS Australia Pty Limited and JBS Food Canada ULC, as borrowers, under a US$900 million ABL Revolving Credit Facility.  The credit facility replaces the borrowers' existing credit facilities.