Cindy Caillavet Sinclair is a partner in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Caillavet Sinclair represents borrowers, private equity firms, and commercial and investment banks in leveraged finance transactions, including: 

  • Acquisition financings 
  • Large cap and middle market cash flow and asset-based lending facilities 
  • Reserve-based lending facilities 
  • Debtor-in-possession facilities and exit facilities 

Ms. Caillavet Sinclair is a former member of the firm’s Women Enriching Business Committee.

Ms. Caillavet Sinclair’s experience includes advising:

Borrowers and Private Equity Sponsors

  • Arch Resources in connection with its credit facilities
  • Bass Pro Group in connection with its credit facilities, including its ABL and term loan financing of its acquisition of Cabela’s
  • BDT Capital in a variety of financing matters
  • Hyatt Hotels in connection with its corporate credit facility
  • InvenTrust Properties in connection with its corporate credit facilities
  • Lulu’s Fashion Lounge in connection with its credit facilities
  • MEG Energy in connection with its credit facilities 
  • The Cooper Companies in connection with its credit facilities
  • UL in connection with its credit facilities
  • Xenia Hotels & Resorts in connection with its corporate credit facilities

Lenders

  • Barclays Bank PLC and DNB Bank ASA in connection with the credit facilities for Petroleum Geo-Services ASA 
  • Goldman Sachs in its exit financing of Peabody Energy
  • Deutsche Bank in its cross-border financing of GCP Applied Technologies 
  • Goldman Sachs Bank USA and Deutsche Bank Securities in connection with the exit financing for W.R. Grace & Co. 
  • Goldman Sachs in its cross-border financing of W.R. Grace & Co. 
  • Goldman Sachs in its term loan and ABL financing of Murray Energy 
  • A major bank in connection with financing the merger of Inergy Midstream, L.P. and Crestwood Midstream Partners, LP 
  • A major bank in connection with financing the spin-off of CST Brands from Valero Energy

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois
  • New York

Education

  • JD, Northwestern University School of Law, 2005
  • BA, Northwestern University, 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English