Jesany Michel

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Jesany Michel is an associate in the Firm's Capital Markets group in New York. Her practice focuses on the representation of companies in connection with general corporate and securities matters. Ms. Michel has represented domestic and foreign issuers, investment banks and sponsors on Rule 144A/Reg S offerings, acquisition financings, project financings, equity offerings, consent solicitations, exchange offers, bridge financing commitments, whole-business securitizations and collateralized loan obligation issuances.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
JD
American University
MA
American University
BA (Hons)
York University
Languages
English

Experience

Panda Power
Represented Goldman Sachs Lending Partners LLC, Investec Inc., and Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd., New York Branch as Joint Lead Arrangers for the US$710 million hybrid term loan A and term loan B funding of the construction, operation and maintenance of an approximately 1,124 MW 3x1 combined cycle natural gas-fired electric generating unit to be constructed in Snyder County, Pennsylvania, one of the largest coal-to-natural gas power conversion projects in the United States. Panda Hummel was one of the first hybrid term loan A/ term loan B financings.

FLNG Liquefaction 2, LLC
Represented FLNG Liquefaction 2, LLC ("FLIQ2"), a subsidiary of Freeport LNG and IFM Investors, in the private placement of US$1.25 billion of investment grade project bonds. The proceeds of the issuance were used to refinance a portion of the US$4.025 billion senior secured loans incurred by FLIQ2 to initially finance the development and construction of the second liquefaction train of the multi-train natural gas liquefaction and LNG export facility being constructed at Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas.

HC2 Holdings, Inc.
Represented Jefferies LLC, as initial purchaser, in connection with the sale by HC2 Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded holding company with operating subsidiaries across manufacturing, marine services, insurance, telecommunications, utilities, life sciences, and other segments, of U.S. $55 million in aggregate principal amount of 11.000% Senior Secured Notes.

Taseko Mines Limited
Represented Jefferies LLC, as initial purchaser, in an offering of US$250 million in aggregate principal amount of 8.750% Senior Secured Notes due 2022 of Taseko Mines Limited, a Canadian copper company. Taseko operates the Gibraltar Mine, the second largest open pit copper-molybdenum mine in Canada. Taseko is a public company, listed on the TSX and the NYSE MKT.

Dynegy Inc.
Represented Dynegy Inc., as issuer, on the offering of US$850 million in aggregate principal amount of its 8.125% senior notes due 2026. Concurrently represented Dynegy in an offer to purchase for cash up to an aggregate principal amount of US$1.25 billion of its outstanding 6.75% senior notes due 2019.

Conuma Coal Resources Ltd.
Representation of Conuma Coal Resources Ltd., a  Canadian producer of high grade metallurgical coal used in steel production, in its debut issuance of US$200 million in aggregate principal amount of 10.00% senior secured notes due 2023.