Jason J. Woolmer

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Jason is an associate in the Debt Finance practice of White & Case's New York office. He has experience representing agents, lead arrangers, investors, private equity sponsors and other corporate borrowers in a wide range of credit facilities, including secured and unsecured syndicated financings, cross-border acquisition financings, ABL facilities, restructurings, debtor-in-possession and exit financings, and general bank lending.

Prior to joining White & Case, Jason practiced corporate law, focusing on public and private mergers and acquisitions and securities law at a major Canadian law firm.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Ontario Bar
Education
JD
Western University
Faculty of Law
MBA
Western University
Richard Ivey School of Business
BA
University of Toronto
Languages
English

Experience

Representation of Consolidated Energy Finance S.A., a financing subsidiary of Switzerland-based leading international methanol and fertilizer manufacturer Consolidated Energy Limited AG in connection with a US$600 million term loan B and a US$225 million revolving credit facility as well as the issuance of US$400 million 6.50% fixed rate notes due 2026 and US$125 million floating rate notes due 2022.

Representation of Sempra Energy, a Fortune 500 energy-services holding company, in connection with its US$4.0 billion bridge loan commitment provided by a group of lenders, including Morgan Stanley and RBC Capital Markets. The bridge loan commitment was entered into in connection with Sempra's US$9.45 billion acquisition of Energy Future Holdings, the indirect owner of a majority of Oncor Electric. The transaction, which created the largest utility holding company in the US, valued Oncor at US$18.8 billion. This transaction was named the 2018 "M&A Deal of the Year" by The Deal.

Representation of the ad-hoc group of secured creditors to Concordia International Corp., a global life sciences company, in connection with its US$3.7 billion restructuring.

Representation of the lead arrangers in connection with the extension and repricing of US$2.0 billion in term loan facilities and a US$610 million revolving credit facility extended to Univision Communications Inc., the owner of a Spanish language media business.

Representation of Kansas City Southern in connection with its new US$800 million revolving credit facility, which refinanced and replaced in full the existing revolving credit facilities of KCS and its wholly-owned subsidiary Kansas City Southern de Mexico, respectively.

Representation of WCA Waste Systems, Inc., as Borrower, in connection with the Second Amendment to Credit Agreement whereby the Borrower amended its Existing Credit Agreement to incur a US$295 million of Replacement Term Loans and a US$100 million of Intermental Term Loans, in order to make voluntary prepayments of Revolving Term Loans and to provide additional working capital for financing certain acquisitions.

Representation of Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch, as administrative agent and security agent, and Bank of America N.A., as co-collateral agents, and the other lenders party thereto, including Goldman Sachs International Bank, Citibank NA, JP Morgan Europe Ltd., and HSBC Bank PLC, in connection with the structuring and negotiating a £138 million NY law governed European/Australian asset-based revolving credit facility for Toys "R" Us with credit support from entities organized in England, France, Germany, Spain, Australia, Delaware and the British Virgin Islands.