Conray Tseng serves as Vice Chair of the Global Asset Based Lending Group and is a member of the Finance Department and the Banking and Private Capital Practices.

Mr. Tseng represents agents, lenders, and other financial institutions in leveraged and other secured finance transactions, in both the private credit and syndicated markets.

Mr. Tseng also has been a market leader in asset-based and cross-border financings and has significant experience in liability management transactions and other bespoke financings, including debtor-in-possession and exit facilities.

Mr. Tseng formerly served as Co-Vice Chairman and Director on the Board of the New Leadership Program of Legal Aid Society, a private, not-for-profit legal services organization, the oldest and largest in the nation, dedicated since 1876 to providing legal representation to low-income New Yorkers.

Mr. Tseng’s experience includes advising:

Leveraged Finance

  • Citibank, N.A. in multiple transactions including:
    • Its term loan and revolving credit facility, concurrent with a US$2.5 billion bond offering, in connection with Synnex Corporation, an American multinational corporation that provides B2B IT services
    • US$1.5 billion term loan B and revolving credit facility for Mariposa Capital, LLC's SPAC’s acquisition of APi Group, Inc., a provider of construction equipment and services
    • Acquisition financing to support Apollo’s acquisition of LifePoint Health in the form of a US$800 million asset-based revolving facility; US$3.4 billion term loan facility and US$1.5 million unsecured bond offering
    • US$500 MM asset-based revolving facility and US$1,700 MM term loan B facility for Petco Health and Wellness Company, Inc., to refinance existing debt
  • Golub Capital in arranging a syndicated US$810 million term loan B and revolving credit facility for TSG Consumer Partners' acquisition of Rough Country Acquisition Co., an auto parts manufacturer, to refinance existing debt
  • Bank of America and other Lead Arrangers in multiple transactions including:
    • US$175 million term loan A and revolving credit facility for FWR Holding Corporation, an American restaurant chain, to refinance existing debt
    • US$350 million term loan and revolving credit facility for Definitive Healthcare Holdings, a company that designs and develops software solutions
    • US$600 million term loan B facility for CPG International LLC (dba The AZEK Company LLC), a manufacturer of building products, to refinance existing debt
  • KKR Capital Markets and the other Lead Arrangers in connection with arranging a US$800 MM term loan B facility Polyconcept, the largest distributor of customized and personalized hard goods and apparel
  • UBS Securities and the other Lead Arrangers in connection with US$380 million term loan facilities for Michael Baker International, LLC, to refinance existing debt

Private Capital

  • Golub Capital in multiple transactions including:
    • In connection with term loans and a revolving credit facility, totaling more than US$3.7 billion for TA Associates Management, L.P.'s acquisition of MRI Software, a provider of real estate and investment management software to real estate owners, investors, and operators
    • In connection with an annual recurring revenue financing and preferred equity financing for Permira and Hellman & Friedman LLC’s US$10.2 billion acquisition of Zendesk
    • In connection with term loans and a revolving credit facility for GI Partners' acquisition of Aras Corporation, an American developer and publisher of product development software
    • In connection with Catterton Management Company, LLC's acquisition of FYidoctors, an optometrist-controlled eye care company
  • Atlantic Park Capital Partners, L.P. in connection with a US$250 million term loan facility for Team, Inc., to refinance existing debt
  • Credit Suisse Private Credit Opportunities in connection with US$100 million second lien for Milk Specialties Company, a human and animal nutrition company, to refinance existing debt
  • Neuberger Berman in connection with the financing for Pipedrive, a portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners

Asset-Based Facilities

  • Citibank in multiple transactions including:
    • Its US$4.8 billion of committed financing to support Apollo’s acquisition of Tech Data in the form of a cross-border US$2.8 billion asset-based revolving, US$1.7 billion asset-based term loan facility and US$370 million first-in, last-out term loan facility
    • Arranging a US$300 million cross-border asset-based revolving facility for Xerox Corporation
    • In connection with a US$100 million cross-border asset-based financing for Coronado Finance Pty Ltd., a provider of mining services
  • Wells Fargo in multiple transactions including: 
    • In connection with a US$210 million asset-based lending revolving credit facility for Vallourec, a stainless steel tubing manufacturer
    • US$600 million cross-border asset-based facility for Par Pacific
    • US$700 million cross-border asset-based facility in connection with Blackstone’s acquisition of Copeland, formerly known as the HVAC business of Emerson Climate Technologies, an industrial product manufacturer
  • RBC in multiple transactions, including a US$200 million cross-border asset-based revolving facility for Bombardier Aircraft, a Canadian multinational manufacturer of business jets

Specialty Finance

  • HPS Investment Partners and Blue Torch Capital in providing a US$115 million term loan exit financing facility for Boart Longyear Group Ltd., a provider of drilling services, drilling equipment, and performance tools for mining and mineral drilling companies, to refinance existing debt
  • Citigroup in arranging a US$135 million revolving exit credit facility for Syncreon Group B.V., a provider of logistics services
  • HPS Investment Partners in providing an asset based US$1 billion bridge term loan facility for Bombardier, a Canadian multinational manufacturer of business jets
  • Nomura in arranging and providing a US$600 million an asset-based term loan and revolving credit facility for BR Advisory & Investments, an investment advisory firm

RSS/ Liability Management

  • Citibank N.A. in multiple transactions including:
    • Various credit facilities for Revlon Holdings B.V. and Revlon Finance LLC, the holding companies for Revlon, Inc., a marketer and distributer of cosmetic products
    • The 2020 AMC liability management transactions and in the out-of-court work-out of the AMC cash flow revolver
    • Arranging the Revlon European asset-based term loan facility
  • Ad hoc group of revolving lenders in the 2020 Exela liability management transactions
  • UBS Securities LLC in multiple transactions including:
    • The US$2.6 billion 1L and 2L term loans and revolving credit facility for Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC, a manufacturer of mattresses
    • The Serta chapter 11 cases
  • An ad hoc group of senior secured first lien lenders in multiple transactions including:
    • The 2021 CARD liability management transactions 
    • The CARD chapter 11 cases
  • An ad hoc group of noteholders in multiple transactions including:
    • GTT’s liability management transactions
    • GTT’s debtor-in-possession financing
    • GTT’s exiting financing
  • Virgin Orbit in obtaining a debtor-in-possession facility
  • Steak n Shake, Inc., an American casual chain in connection with its out-of-court restructuring
  • Blackhawk Mining LLC in multiple transactions including:
    • Financing the acquisition of Patriot Coal out of Patriot Coal’s chapter 11 cases
    • Its various liability management transactions

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Tseng advised various distressed clients, including Lehman Brothers, General Motors, and MF Global, and also provided regulatory advice to major financial institutions in the preparation of their resolution plans under the Dodd-Frank Act.

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • J.D., Cornell Law School, 2006
  • BA, Columbia College, Columbia University, 2003