Mark P. Ramsey
Mark Ramsey focuses primarily on the representation of financial institutions, borrowers and private equity sponsors in a variety of industry sectors.

Bio

Mr. Ramsey has worked in fields including health care, media, manufacturing, energy and technology, in connection with the structuring, negotiation and documentation of syndicated acquisition, working capital and recapitalization credit facilities, ranging from middle-market to large-cap transactions, including U.S., cross-border, multicurrency, senior, second-lien and debtor-in-possession financings and in-court and out-of-court restructurings.

His experience also includes the representation of lenders and developers in connection with the structuring, negotiation and documentation of financing transactions for the development of complex energy generation and transmission, transportation and other infrastructure projects as well as the representation of financial institutions in connection with transactions involving the securitization of various types of financial assets.

Notable representations include:

  • E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. in connection with $2.5 billion senior secured recapitalization financing related to the spin-off of its titanium dioxide business;
  • Rite Aid Corporation in connection with various matters, including:

    • amendment and restatement of its $3.7 billion senior secured revolving credit facility and negotiation; and
    • documentation of commitment for $1.8 billion senior unsecured bridge facility for proposed acquisition of EnvisionRx;
  • Goldman Sachs in connection with a $100 million senior secured credit facility provided to a holding company subsidiary of a top-tier equity sponsor, the proceeds of which were used to fund the acquisition of wind and solar energy projects in the United States;
  • Argo Infrastructure Partners in connection with the senior secured financing for its acquisition of the Cross-Sound Cable transmission system that provides interconnection between the New England and Long Island power grids via a 24-mile submarine cable spanning Long Island Sound; and
  • Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. in connection with various matters, including:

    • a $2.775 billion senior unsecured revolving and term loan credit facility for a major industrial real estate REIT; and
    • a $1 billion senior unsecured bridge loan facility supporting the merger of Essex Property Trust, Inc. and BRE Properties, Inc.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 1998 (cum laude; Member, Editorial Staff, Indiana Law Journal)
  • M.S., Georgetown University, 1995
  • B.A., Indiana University-Bloomington, 1993 (high distinction; Phi Beta Kappa)

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • New York

Languages

  • Near native Spanish speaker
  • Fluent in Catalan and Portuguese

Mark P. Ramsey