Dennis Lamont advises private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies on debt financing for leveraged buyouts, tuck-in acquisitions, and recapitalizations.

Drawing on nearly 30 years of experience, Mr. Lamont helps clients structure and manage a variety of capital structures in large cap, middle-market, and lower-middle-market investments, with a focus on:

  • Direct lender and clubbed credit facilities 
  • Syndicated first- and second-lien credit facilities
  • Asset-based revolving facilities
  • Mezzanine financings
  • Holdco debt

He builds trust through long-term relationships with his private equity clients, some of whom he has guided for decades. Mr. Lamont leverages his cutting-edge market knowledge and commercial acumen to succinctly distill complex information that helps sponsors make strategic business decisions in fast-paced transactions.

Mr. Lamont also advises his clients in connection with exit, liability management, and a variety of workout transactions.

Mr. Lamont has lived in Brazil, the Netherlands, Russia, and the US, and he has spent significant time working for clients in the UK.

Mr. Lamont’s recent experience includes advising:

  • Leonard Green & Partners on its investments in Epiphany Dermatology, FineLine Technologies, Mariner Wealth Advisors, OMNIA Partners, Pace Analytical, Press Ganey, Pye Barker Fire & Safety, Service Logic, Stella Environmental, Sun Auto Tire & Service, Veritext, Visual Comfort & Co., The Wrench Group, and other companies
  • Odyssey Investment Partners on its investments in 4Wall Lighting & Entertainment, AllClear, Aramsco, Barcodes, CPI International, NSi, Painters Supply & Equipment Co., and other companies

Bar Qualification

  • New York

Education

  • JD, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 1995
  • BA, Princeton University, 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Practices