Recommended as a Next Generation Lawyer for Commercial Lending.The Legal 500 US 2017-2019

Alfred Y. Xue

New York
  • 885 Third Avenue
  • New York, NY 10022-4834
  • USA
 
 

Alfred Xue is a partner in the Finance Department of the New York office of Latham & Watkins. He represents lead arrangers, direct lenders, and other financial institutions in leveraged finance transactions, with a particular focus on cross-border transactions and acquisition financings.

Mr. Xue's representative clients include various investment banks, direct lenders, leading domestic banks, and leading European financial institutions, including:

  • Barclays Bank
  • Citibank
  • Golub Capital Markets
  • HPS Investment Partners
  • Jefferies Finance
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Royal Bank of Canada

He is also member of Latham’s Finance Department’s Opinions and Confirmations Committee. Mr. Xue has been recommended as a Next Generation Lawyer for Commercial Lending by The Legal 500 US since 2017 and in 2019 was named a Rising Star by the New York Law Journal.

Recent leveraged finance representations include:

  • JP Morgan, Credit Suisse, Barclays and Citi in the US$10 billion financing package in connection with the acquisition of the Power Solutions business of Johnson Controls
  • Credit Suisse in a term loan and revolving credit facility, concurrent with a US$1.2 billion equity offering, in connection with SS&C Technologies, Inc.'s acquisition of DST Systems, Inc.
  • Morgan Stanley in a US$970 million term loan and revolving credit facility for 24 Hour Fitness Worldwide, Inc.
  • Barclays Bank in a US$525 million term loan and revolving credit facility in connection with EnCap Investments L.P.'s acquisition of Oxy Ingleside Energy Center
  • Citibank, N.A. in a US$125 million ABL revolving credit facility in connection with Loews Corporation’s acquisition of Consolidated Container Company LLC
  • Jefferies Finance in a US$1.35 billion term loan and revolving credit facility in connection with Blackstone Capital Partners' acquisition of EagleClaw Midstream Ventures LLC
  • North American Bancard, LLC in a term loan and revolving credit facility in connection with its acquisition of Total Merchant Services, Inc.
  • Royal Bank of Canada in a US$150 million revolving credit facility in connection with RegionalCare Hospital Partners' acquisition of Capella Healthcare
  • Credit Suisse AG in a US$1.7 billion term loan and revolving credit facility in connection with Francisco Partners and Elliot Management's acquisition of Dell Software Group
  • Citibank in the US$3 billion term loans and revolving credit facility in connection with CVC Capital Partners Limited and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board's acquisition of PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc.
  • Barclays Bank PLC in a term loan and revolving credit facility for The Hertz Corporation
  • Citibank in a US$1.75 billion asset based loan for Herc Rentals Inc.
  • Citibank in the US$1.4 billion term loans and revolving credit facility in connection with PQ Corporation's acquisition of Eco Services Operations LLC
  • Citibank, N.A. in a US$2.2 billion term loan and revolving credit facility, concurrent with a US$450 million senior bond offering, in connection with Revlon's acquisition of Elizabeth Arden
  • Various mezzanine funds in special situations lending transactions

Recent direct lending representations include:

  • Golub Capital in numerous leveraged financing transactions since 2014
  • HPS Investment Partners in numerous leveraged financing transactions since 2015
Publications

“Expert Q&A on Direct Lending” Thomson Reuters Practical Law, 2017

 
 
 
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