Eliza McDougall | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Eliza McDougall
Eliza McDougall

Eliza McDougall

Partner, New York

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A banking lawyer with considerable experience representing lenders and corporates in complex domestic and international transactions.

Overview

Eliza McDougall is a Partner in the Bank Finance Practice of White & Case LLP. Eliza represents leading investment and commercial banks and corporate borrowers on a wide range of financing matters, including leveraged and investment-grade acquisition financings, asset-based financings, project and structured financings and general corporate lending transactions.

Eliza has a proven ability to manage complex, multijurisdictional transactions and work alongside teams of the Firm's lawyers from around the world. Clients to have benefited from her knowledge of the banking sector include Deutsche Bank, UBS, Jefferies Finance, Bank of America and Stone Point Capital.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar

Education

  • JD/MBA, University of Toronto
  • BA, McGill University

Languages

  • English

Experience

Representation of Stone Point Capital in connection with the financing for its acquisition of Focus Financial Partners, LLC consisting of a US$1.045 billion first lien credit facility with Royal Bank of Canada, as term loan administrative agent and Bank of America, N.A., as revolving administrative agents and a US$207 million second lien credit facility with Royal Bank of Canada, as second lien administrative agent.

Representation of JBS SA, the world's largest beef, pork, poultry and lamb processing company, in connection with a US$2.8 billion term loan facility.

Representation of Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch in connection with the US$1.2 billion financing for Wilsonart LLC, a world-leading manufacturer and distributor of engineered surface options for use in furniture, office and retail spaces.

Representation of Jefferies Finance LLC, as Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent, in connection with a US$310 million loan facility to finance the acquisition of RevSpring Holding, Inc., by GTCR LLC.

Representation of Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch, as Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent, and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Barclays Bank plc, Citibank, Credit Suisse, Royal Bank of Canada, UBS Securities and Natixis, as joint lead arrangers, in connection with the US$4.25 billion senior secured super-priority debtor-in-possession credit facilities for Texas Competitive Electric Holdings Company LLC and the US$4.25 billion senior secured exit credit facilities for Tex Energy LLC incurred to refinance and replace the New DIP Facilities upon the emergence of TCEH from bankruptcy.

Representation of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, as Joint Left Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent, in connection with various financing transactions for Sabre GLBL Inc.'s.

Representation of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation as Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent, in connection with an US$4.5 billion term loan facility for Dow Corning Corporation for purposes of financing a restructuring of its ownership.

Representation of Jefferies Finance LLC, as Administrative Agent, in connection with US$250 million term loan facility for Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a global biopharmaceutical company, to acquire R-Tech Ueno, a Japanese pharmaceutical company through public tender offer

Representation of Deutsche Bank AG New York, as Administrative Agent, in connection with a US$150 million ABL facility for Red Lobster Management LLC.

Representation of Hess Midstream Partners LP in connection with its US$350 million revolving credit agreement. JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA, acted as Administrative Agent and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Bank of America, N.A., Citibank, NA, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, Goldman Sachs Bank USA and Morgan Stanley Bank, NA, as Issuing Banks and the Lenders. The revolving facility has a US$250 million accordion feature.

Awards & Recognition

Recognised Practitioner, Banking & Finance, Chambers USA 2017