Jason C. Ewart

  • Partner
  • Ejason.ewart@lw.com
  • 1271 Avenue of the Americas
  • New York, NY 10020
  • USA
  • T +1.212.906.4692
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Profile

Jason Ewart regularly advises clients on private debt and alternative capital financings as well as traditional capital markets transactions.

Mr. Ewart represents a variety of direct lenders, mezzanine funds, private debt and structured equity providers, and other financial institutions in complex financing transactions, including:

  • Preferred equity and holding company PIK financings
  • Unitranche solutions
  • Private second lien financings
  • Privately placed high yield notes
  • Special situations
  • Equity co-investments

In addition, Mr. Ewart represents both issuers and financial institutions in traditional public and private capital markets transactions, including:

  • Secured and unsecured high yield debt offerings
  • Bridge lending
  • Debt exchange offers and tender offers
  • Restructurings

He draws on extensive knowledge of all levels of the capital structure to negotiate and structure creative financing transactions and investments.
Mr. Ewart is a member of the New York City Bar Association Securities Regulation Committee and he has served on Latham’s Recruiting Committee.

Experience

Mr. Ewart's representative clients include:

Direct Lending and Alternative Finance
  • Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
  • Brightwood Capital Advisors
  • Crescent Capital
  • Golub Capital
  • HPS Investment Partners
  • Knighthead Capital Management
High Yield Bond Offerings and Liability Management
  • Calfrac Well Services
  • Dole Food Company
  • Global Eagle Entertainment
  • NFR Energy
  • Penninsula Pacific Entertainment
  • Skillz Inc
  • United Rentals
  • Vanguard Natural Resources
  • Wynn Resorts

Thought Leadership

  • Financial Services Trade Organizations Publish Principles for Regulatory Sustainability Transition -  March 09, 2021
Bar Qualification
  • New York
Education
  • JD, University of Chicago Law School, 2007
  • BA, Dartmouth College, 2004
Languages
  • English
Practices
  • Capital Markets
  • Banking