"Catherine Ozdogan has very good judgment and very good market knowledge. She knows to press on and what not to press on."

Chambers USA 2016

M. Catherine Ozdogan

Houston
  • 811 Main Street
  • Suite 3700
  • Houston, TX 77002
  • USA
 
 

Catherine Ozdogan, a partner in the Houston office of Latham & Watkins, has a substantial practice focusing on representing financial institutions and corporate borrowers in connection with a wide variety of commercial lending transactions in the oil and gas exploration and production, midstream and service-related sectors. 

Ms. Ozdogan has particular knowledge in:

  • Structuring, negotiating and documenting of all types of syndicated lending transactions
  • Reserve-based lending transactions
  • Leveraged finance, acquisition, bridge and working capital facilities
  • Term b loans
  • Various hedging arrangements
  • Bond credit enhancement facilities

Ms. Ozdogan has been recognized:

  • As one of the leading Banking and Finance lawyers in Texas in Chambers USA Guide America's Leading Business Lawyers 2008-2016
  • For her work in Banking & Finance in Best Lawyers in America 2012-2015
  • For her work in Finance & Bank Lending by The Legal 500 US 2009-2013
  • For her work in Project Finance in The Legal 500 US 2010 and 2011

Representative Finance transactions include:

  • Superior Energy Services, Inc. in a US$470 million senior secured revolving credit facility agented by JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
  • Benchmark Electronics, Inc. in a US$430 million senior secured underwritten revolving credit and term loan facilities in connection with its acquisition of SCS Secure Holdings LLC
  • Royal Bank of Canada, as lead arranger and administrative agent, in a US$200 million senior secured first lien revolving credit facility for international offshore drilling company Vantage Drilling Company in connection with a prepackaged plan of reorganization
  • Southwestern Energy Company in a US$750 million senior unsecured term loan facility agented by Bank of America, N.A.
  • Joint lead arrangers and Citibank, N.A., as administrative agent, in a US$4.5 billion senior unsecured revolving credit facility for Halliburton Company in connection with its acquisition of Baker Hughes Incorporated
  • NRP Operating LLC in a US$300 million senior secured revolving credit facility secured by coal reserves and coal infrastructure-related assets
  • Sunoco LP, as borrower, in a US$1.5 billion senior unsecured revolving credit facility agented by Bank of America, N.A.
  • Royal Bank of Canada in a US$725 million senior secured multicurrency revolving credit and term loan credit facilities for Civeo Corporation in connection with its redomicile to Canada
  • Royal Bank of Canada in a US$575 million senior secured term loan facility, a C$75 million senior secured revolving credit facility and a C$1.275 million senior secured delayed draw term loan facility for Veresen Midstream Limited Partnership
  • Southwestern Energy Company in a US$4.5 billion underwritten senior unsecured bridge financing agented by Bank of America, N.A. in connection with its acquisition of Utica shale oil and gas properties from Chesapeake
  • Susser Petroleum Partners LP in a $1.25 billion senior secured revolving credit facility in connection with its acquisition by Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.
  • A major bank as lead arranger and administrative agent, respectively, in a $800 million senior secured revolving credit and term loan facilities for CST Brands, Inc. in connection with its spinoff from Valero Energy Corporation

     

 
 
 
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