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Jason Larkin is an associate in the firm’s Financial Services Client Service Group. Mr. Larkin’s practice focuses on corporate transactions with an emphasis on secured and unsecured commercial loan and credit transactions, including cross border financings, acquisition finance, leveraged buy-out transactions, asset-based finance, structured finance and project finance. Mr. Larkin also has significant cross-border transactional experience in Latin America (including capital market, bank finance and project bond transactions). In addition, Mr. Larkin has experience in the renewable energy and public-private partnership infrastructure (toll road and bridge project) sectors.

Representative Experience

  • Represented Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A., BNP Paribas Securities Corp., Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Santander Investment Securities Inc. and SG Americas Securities, LLC, in connection with the financing of two wind energy projects in Mexico through two issuances of project bonds (this transaction was awarded the prestigious “Latin American Project Bond Deal of the Year” award by Project Finance Magazine for pioneering this particular use of project bonds);
  • Represented Denver-based healthcare-focused private equity fund in the senior financing of its middle-market LBO equity control acquisition in a provider of medical claims management services;
  • Represented Denver-based private equity fund in the mezzanine and senior financing of its joint acquisition of affiliated companies providing engineering construction and project management services for transportation infrastructure projects, and flagging and other services to railroads and utility companies that cross railroad right-of-ways
  • Represented New York-based private equity fund in the financing of its minority-recapitalization investment in an international commodities conglomerate;
  • Represented Symphony Technology Group, the California-based private equity firm with over $2 billion under management that focuses on investing in the software and technology-enabled services sectors, in the financing of its acquisition of Fishbowl, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand email marketing software, promotions management, and loyalty analytics and related services to the restaurant industry, for a combination of cash and equity rollover
  • Represented Citigroup Global Markets Inc. as lead arranger and bookrunner in connection with a bank finance transaction involving Puma Energy Centam Holdings I LLC, a Central American oil and gas consortium;
  • Represented Red de Carreteras de Occidente, S.A.B. de C.V., as issuer, in connection with the project bond financing of a network of toll roads in Mexico;
  • Represented Deutsche Bank AG as lender in connection with a bank finance transaction in which the loan was secured by portfolios of four tax equity investments in ten wind projects throughout the United States;
  • Represented Deutsche Bank AG as lender in connection with a bank finance transaction in which the loan was secured by seven underlying loans, each made to finance the sponsor’s interest in a tax-equity financed pool of residential solar projects;
  • Represented Deutsche Bank AG as lender in connection with a bank finance transaction involving a Colombian oil and gas company;
  • Represented Deutsche Bank AG as lender in connection with a bank finance transaction involving a consortium of wind farms;
  • Represented Deutsche Bank AG as lender in connection with a bank finance transaction involving Crédito Real, S.A.B. de C.V., a Mexican financial institution;
  • Represented the lender in connection with a syndicated loan to a diversified consumer products company dedicated to the food industry
  • Represented the lender in connection with a loan to a company that operates medication infusion centers in Colorado and Texas
  • Represented Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., as lead underwriter, in connection with the project bond financing of a network of toll roads in Puerto Rico;
  • Represented Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets in connection with its bid to become the developer of the Goethals Bridge Replacement Project (and the financing related thereto);
  • Represented Cintra Developments, LLC in connection with its bid to become the developer of the Indiana Highway in Illinois and Indiana (and the financing related thereto);
  • Represented Cintra Developments, LLC in connection with its bid to become the developer of the I-77 Managed Lanes Project in North Carolina (and the financing related thereto);
  • Represented Cintra Developments, LLC in connection with its bid to become the developer of the Portsmouth Bridge Replacement Project in Ohio (and the financing related thereto);
  • Represented BHE Renewables, LLC (Berkshire Hathaway Energy) in connection with wind energy project investments;
  • Represented Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A., one of Argentina’s largest full-service banks, in connection with its US$300 million 144A/Reg S bond financing;
  • Represented Tarjeta Naranja S.A., one of the largest credit card issuers in Argentina, in connection with its US$200 million 144A/Reg S bond issuance;
  • Represented Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A., a registered issuer, in connection with its SEC filings and other corporate matters;
  • Represented the underwriters in connection with the project bond financing of a port facility in the Dominican Republic;
  • Represented Cintra Concesiones de Infraestructuras de Transporte de Chile Limitada in connection with various matters related to its purchase of Sociedad Concesionaria Autopista del Bosque S.A., a Chilean toll road operator, including the restructuring of its outstanding debt obligations;
  • Represented the underwriters, including J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and RBS Securities Inc., in connection with the US$2 billion bond financing of FMG Resources (August 2006) Pty Ltd; and
  • Represented the underwriter, Jefferies & Company, Inc., in connection with the US$215 million debt and equity financing of Stratus Technologies Bermuda Ltd., Stratus Technologies, Inc. and Stratus Technologies Bermuda Holdings Ltd.