Katherine G. Putnam

Washington, D.C.
  • 555 Eleventh Street, NW
  • Suite 1000
  • Washington, D.C. 20004-1304
  • USA
 
 

Katherine Putnam, a partner in the Private Equity Finance Practice, represents borrowers and lenders in secured lending and other financing transactions.

Ms. Putnam advises clients in connection with acquisition financings, cash-flow and asset-based loans, and subordinated debt facilities.

She also counsels clients across a variety of industries on matters involving secured finance issues and general corporate matters.

She is a member of the firm’s Ethics Committee and previously served on the firm’s Training & Career Enhancement Committee, where she focused on developing and overseeing in-house training and mentoring programs for associates.

Ms. Putnam’s experience includes representing:

  • The Carlyle Group in connection with numerous acquisition financings and refinancings, including for Acosta, Axalta, The Nature’s Bounty Co., Nouryon, Sequa Corporation, and Syniverse
  • Cinven in connection with the acquisition financing for National Seating & Mobility
  • DC Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition financings for Digital Force Technologies, Hill Technologies, and Revenue Solutions
  • EQT in connection with numerous financings, including for Acumatica , Anticimex, Lima, RIMES Technologies, and SUSE
  • Onex Corporation in connection with the acquisition financings for Clarivate Analytics and the Parkdean Group
  • Platinum Equity in connection with the acquisition financings for TruckPro, American Commercial Lines, and BWAY Corporation
  • SK Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition financings for GEON Performance Solutions, SI Group, and Addivant
  • Ardian in connection with the financing of its ownership stake in Angus Chemical Company
  • Bridgepoint in connection with its acquisition of Kyriba
  • Broadcom Corporation in connection with its acquisition of LSI Corporation
  • Scientific Games in connection with its senior secured credit facilities, including in connection with its acquisition of Bally Technologies and WMS Industries
  • ZMC Partners in connection with its acquisition of CommentSold
  • Various private and public company borrowers, including 2U, CoStar Group, GFL Environmental, Funko, IMAX, Jabil, Liberty Tire, NORDAM, Spirit Realty Capital, and Rockpoint Gas Storage
  • SK Capital Partners in its acquisition of SI Group, a developer and manufacturer of phenolic and alkyl-phenolic resins, alkylated phenols, and other chemical intermediates
  • The Carlyle Group in connection with numerous acquisition financings and refinancings, including for Nouryon (formerly Akzo Nobel Speciality Chemicals), Axalta Coatings Systems, The Nature’s Bounty Co., and Syniverse and in connection with investments in Beats Electronics and Vogue International
  • Onex Corporation in connection with the acquisition financings for Clarivate Analytics and the Parkdean Group
  • Platinum Equity in connection with numerous acquisition financings, including in connection with the acquisitions of American Commercial Lines, BWAY Corporation, and Blueline Rental
  • Broadcom Corporation in connection with its acquisition of LSI Corporation
  • Scientific Games in connection with its senior secured credit facilities, including in connection with its acquisition of Bally Technologies and WMS Industries
  • Rockpoint Gas Storage in connection with its senior secured credit facilities
  • GFL Environmental in connection with cross-border refinancing transactions
  • SK Capital in connection with the financing for the acquisition of Addivant
  • Nordic Capital and its portfolio company, Britax Child Safety
  • The Carlyle Group and Hellman & Friedman in connection with the financing for the acquisition of Pharmaceutical Product Development
  • Onex Corporation and CPP Investment Board in connection with the financing for the acquisition of Tomkins plc
  • Various private and public company borrowers, including Zekelman Industries, Sequa Corporation, and Liberty Tire
 
  • Bar Qualification
    • District of Columbia
    • Virginia
    Education
    • JD, William & Mary Law School, 2009
    • BA, Mount Holyoke College, 2004
      summa cum laude
  • Practices
 
 
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