Manu Gayatrinath

  • Partner
  • Emanu.gayatrinath@lw.com
  • 885 Third Avenue
  • New York, NY 10022-4834
  • USA
  • T +1.212.906.1200
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  • 555 Eleventh Street, NW
  • Suite 1000
  • Washington, D.C. 20004-1304
  • USA
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Profile

Manu Gayatrinath, Global Chair of the firm’s Private Equity Finance Practice, advises private equity sponsors and borrowers on a full range of financing transactions. Ms. Gayatrinath was previously the Global Chair of the firm’s Recruiting Committee.

Ms. Gayatrinath advises private equity sponsors and private and public company borrowers in secured lending and complex cross-border financings, including:

  • Acquisition and carve-out financings
  • Term loan A and B financings
  • Cash-flow and asset-based loans
  • Mezzanine and subordinated debt facilities
  • Private equity bridge loan facilities
  • Secured notes offerings
  • Debt restructurings

Experience

Ms. Gayatrinath’s representative matters include advising:

  • Avista Capital, Ardian, Great Hill Partners, GTCR, HIG Capital, Nordic Capital, TPG Growth, and TA Associates in various financings
  • The Carlyle Group in connection with numerous acquisition financings, including:
    • Accudyne
    • Acosta
    • Arctic Glacier
    • Atotech
    • Axalta Coatings Systems
    • Dynamic Precision Group
    • Hilb
    • Ithaca
    • Landmark Aviation
    • NBTY
    • NEP Group
    • Nouryon
    • Philosophy
    • Sequa
    • Syniverse
    • TAMKO
    • Vigor/MHI
    • Wesco Aircraft
    • ZeroChaos
  • Cinven in connection with the following acquisition financings:
    • Jaggaer
    • LGC
    • Medpace
    • National Seating & Mobility
  • EQT in connection with the following financings:
    • Acumatica
    • Auris
    • Lima
    • RIMES Technology
    • Sitecore
  • Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. in connection with the following acquisition financings:
    • Alliant Holdings
    • Capital Safety
    • Sedgwick Claims Management
  • MacAndrews & Forbes in connection with numerous financing transactions for:
    • Flavors Holdings
    • Scientific Games
  • Various private and public company borrowers including:
    • Allison Transmission
    • Broadcom Corporation
    • Camping World
    • Corning
    • Funko
    • IMAX
    • Jabil
    • John Maneely Company
    • Libbey Glass
  • Growth capital funds and search funds in connection with their financings, including:
    • AltaLink Capital
    • Bregal Sagemount
    • TVV Capital
  • Numerous private equity funds in connection with their bridge capital call credit facilities

Thought Leadership

  • Designing Subscription Facilities to Account for Limited Partner Preferences  -  April 27, 2018
  • PE Views: The Liquidity Crunch Spurs Creative PE Deal Financing in the US -  April 15, 2016
Named as one of D.C.’s Rising StarsThe National Law Journal September 2015
Bar Qualification
  • District of Columbia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
Education
  • JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2004
  • BA, Barnard College, 2000
Practices
  • Banking
  • Private Equity Finance