Nicholas Schwartz

Partner at Sidley Austin LLP

Nicholas Schwartz

Nicholas Schwartz

Partner at Sidley Austin LLP

Biography

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Nicholas Schwartz - Associate

Professional Profile

Nicholas Schwartz is a corporate associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses primarily on debt financing. Nicholas has experience in complex financings representing borrowers and lenders in both the acquisition and non-acquisition contexts.

Representative Matters

Represented Apax Partners in the financing for its acquisition of Paradigm Geophysical Ltd.

Represented a consortium of investors including Apax Partners in the financing for their acquisition of Kinetic Concepts, Inc. and subsequent repricing amendment.

Represented Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. in the financing for its acquisition of certain over-the-counter brands of GlaxoSmithKline.

Represented Apax Partners in the financing for its acquisitions of Epicor Software Corporation and Activant Solutions, Inc.

Representing Clear Channel Communications, Inc. in its ongoing financing activities.

Represented 3G Capital in connection with the financing for its acquisition of Burger King Corporation and Burger King Corporation in its subsequent refinancing.

Represented Madison Dearborn Partners in connection with the financing for their acquisition of Things Remembered, Inc.

Represented Bain Capital in connection with the financing for its acquisition of Air Medical Group Holdings.

Represented Bankrate, Inc. in connection with the financing for its acquisitions of NetQuote, Inc. and CreditCards.com, Inc.

Represented HiT Entertainment, Inc. in connection with its out-of-court amend and extend transaction.

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Prior Experience

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Associate 2008-2010




Corporate
Debt Finance

2009, New York

Harvard Law School, J.D., 2008 magna cum laude

Board of Student Advisors
Dartmouth College, B.A., Government, 2005 summa cum laude

Phi Beta Kappa

Rufus Choate Scholar

News
7/13/2011
The Am Law Daily | Press Mentions
Five Firms Advise on $6.3 Billion Apax-Led KCI Buy
Jay Ptashek, Josh Korff and Nick Schwartz advised Apax Partners in its purchase of Kinetic Concepts.
7/13/2011
Bloomberg News | Press Mentions
Kinetic Concepts to Be Acquired for $4.98B
Jay Ptashek, Josh Korff and Nick Schwartz represent Apax Partners in its purchase of Kinetic Concepts Inc. for $4.98 billion - the biggest leveraged buyout since the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.

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Career History
Attorney
Prior

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP provides legal services. Established in 1884, the firm provides coordinated legal advice on corporate transactions and litigation matters in industries which include financial services, insurance, power and natural resources, consumer products, services, technology, telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the firm's practice.

Partner
Current

Kirkland & Ellis LLP provides legal services. The company counsels clients in complex litigation, corporate and tax, intellectual property and restructuring matters. The company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Partner
Current

Sidley Austin LLP is an American multi-national private company located in New York, NY, that provides legal services.

Transactions
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Clearlake Capital Group LP purchases Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.

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Foley Trasimene Acquisition Corp. purchases Alight, Inc. (United States) from Blackstone Corporate Private Equity, New Mountain Capital LLC, GIC Special Investments Pte Ltd., Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (Private Equity) resulting in a new company Alight, Inc.

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MSD Partners LP purchases Woolpert, Inc.

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