Jared Kelly

Associate, Chicago

Biography

Overview

Jared is a corporate associate in the Chicago office. His practice focuses on securities offerings and debt finance transactions as well as liability management and corporate finance and securities restructuring matters. He also counsels clients on a range of general corporate and securities law matters, including Exchange Act periodic reporting and disclosure issues, corporate governance best practices, Section 16 reporting and stock exchange listing requirements.

Bars and Courts
District of Columbia Bar
Illinois State Bar
New York State Bar
Education
Master of Law
Georgetown University Law Center
Juris Doctor
Georgetown University Law Center
Bachelor of Science
Florida State University
Languages
English

Experience

Capital Markets
 

Represented various clients in the energy, technology, media, gaming and manufacturing industries in high yield bond offerings, initial public offerings, secondary equity offerings and liability management transactions such as tender offers, exchange offers and rights offerings:

  • Represented clean energy company in connection with its $675 million initial public offering listed on Nasdaq *
  • Represented private equity sponsor in connection with its $240 million initial public offering for a portfolio company in the technology industry listed on NYSE *
  • Represented fortune 200 energy company and international media company in multiple 144A and Regulation S bond offerings *

Leveraged Acquisitions
 

Represented various private equity sponsors and companies in leveraged finance acquisitions, spin-offs and carve-outs:

  • Represented private equity sponsor in its $3.2 billion carve-out of business sector *
  • Represented global industrial technology company in its $1.1 billion acquisition *

Debt Finance
 

Represented borrowers and private equity sponsors and lenders in connection with various debt financings and commitment papers:

  • Represented private equity lender in connection with its $250 million senior revolving credit facility *
  • Represented healthcare company in connection with its $80 million credit facility that included term loans, secured notes and warrants components *
  • Represented manufacturer in the aircraft and transportation industry in connection with its $50 million credit facility *

Restructuring
 

Represented various energy, media, entertainment and manufacturing clients in multiple restructuring transactions including Section 1145 offerings, private exchange offerings, rights offerings, liquidations and other corporate finance restructurings:

  • Represented international media company in its $15 billion proposed out of court restructuring with respect to certain securities and bank debt *
  • Represented large energy company in its $5 billion in court restructuring with respect to certain securities and bank debt *

* Matters prior to joining White & Case