Joe Babitz

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Joe is an associate in the Debt Finance practice of White & Case's New York office. His practice focuses primarily on the representation of major commercial banks, investment banks, private equity sponsors, funds and corporate borrowers in connection with secured and unsecured syndicated credit facilities and leveraged acquisition financings which are domestic and global in nature.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
JD
University of Virginia School of Law
BA
University of Miami
Languages
English

Experience

Representation of a consortium composed of Brookfield Infrastructure and its institutional partners and GIC on the financing of its pending US$8.4 billion acquisition of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE: GWR).

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 Hertz Holdings Netherlands B.V., as issuer, in its issuance of €500 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2023. Hertz used the proceeds from the offering to redeem all of its outstanding 4.375% senior notes due 2019. The Hertz Corporation together with certain of its U.S. and non-U.S. subsidiaries guaranteed the notes. Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, BNP Paribas, Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, Lloyds Bank plc, Natixis and RBC Europe Limited acted as initial purchasers.