Rajani Gupta

Partner, New York

Biography

“She is very attentive and understands the market.” “She is always around and available to work through the issues.”
Chambers, 2022

Overview

Rajani Gupta is a partner in White & Case's Debt Finance practice, based in New York. She represents banks and other financial institutions as lenders and strategic investors, as well as private equity funds and corporations as borrowers in domestic and international financings. Rajani is recognized as a Leading Individual and is ranked Band 4 by Chambers USA, Banking & Finance (2022), who noted that she is a "go-to finance attorney" due to her "quality of expertise and level of work." Clients state that she is "knowledgeable, commercial, quick and efficient" and that she's "a solid lawyer who's smart and thoughtful."  Clients also note that, "she's great at representing you, she's good at fighting for things you need but never leaves people on the other side of the table feeling disrespected." In addition, Rajani was recognized as one of New York Law Journal's Rising Stars of 2017 and in the annual list of "Top 40 under 40" lawyers in the Daily Journal.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
California State Bar
Education
JD
University of California

Los Angeles

BA
University of California, Irvine
Languages
English

Experience

Representation of lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with US$955 million first term loans, US$165 million revolving credit facility, US$200 million delayed draw commitments, a US$280 million second lien term loans for the refinancing of existing debt and other general corporate purpose by DG Investment Intermediate Holdings 2, Inc.

Representation of the joint lead arrangers and bookrunners on a US$750 million first lien facilities refinancing for Midwest Physician Administrative Services, LLC, the largest independent, multi-specialty physician group in Illinois, and a portfolio company of Ares Management's Private Equity Group.

Representation of the administrative agent, joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners for a US$1.3 billion first lien term loan (US$1.06 billion closing date first lien term loan and US$240 million first lien delayed draw term loan) for the acquisition of TricorBraun Holdings, Inc., North America's largest primary packaging distributor, by AOT Packaging Products AcquisitionCo LLC, a portfolio company of Ares Management Corporation's Private Equity Group and Ontario Teacher's Pension Plan Board.

Representation of the lead arrangers and the administrative agent on the US$1.04 billion syndicated financing for the acquisition by Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. and Novo Holdings A/S of WCG Clinical, the only specialty clinical services organization.

Representation of the lead arrangers on a US$3.7 billion debt financing package for Brookfield Business Partners' acquisition of Westinghouse Electric Company, a leading global provider of infrastructure services to the power generation industry.

Representation of the lead arrangers and bookrunners in connection with their underwriting and arranging senior syndicated credit facilities totalling US$1.65 billion to Parthenon Capital Partners and Bain Capital Private Equity in connection with the financing of the merger of Zelis Healthcare and RedCard Systems.

Representation of the lead arrangers on a US$1.29 billion acquisition financing and the initial purchasers on a Rule 144A/Reg. S offering of US$350 million aggregate principal amount of 8.500% senior notes due 2026 to finance the acquisition of Hearthside Food Solutions by Partners Group (USA) Inc. and Charlesbank Capital Partners.

Representation of the joint physical bookrunners and lead arrangers on a EUR 515 million cross-border first-lien financing for TPG Capital-backed Beaver-Visitec International Holdings, Inc.'s acquisition of PhysIOL Group SA and intercreditor arrangements relating to a US$75 million second lien financing.

Awards and Recognition

Band 4, Chambers Banking & Finance - New York, 2022