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Richard A. Fenyes
Partner
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Phone: +1-212-455-2812
Fax: +1-212-455-2502
Richard Fenyes is a Partner who advises clients on debt and equity capital markets transactions as well as general corporate and securities law matters. He regularly advises the Firm’s clients, including private equity sponsors such as KKR, Blackstone and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, and their portfolio companies, in connection with acquisition financing, IPOs, refinancings, debt restructuring and other registered and private offerings of debt and equity securities.

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Work Highlights
  • Richard has represented issuers in over $50 billion of high yield offerings and bridge financings, including financings for some of the largest leveraged buyouts ever, such as KKR’s $33 billion acquisition of HCA and $29 billion acquisition of First Data Corporation
  • Richard also regularly represents issuers in investment grade debt offerings, such as Eaton Corporation’s $4.9 billion offering in connection with its $11.8 billion acquisition of Cooper Industries, as well as private placements
  • Richard will often work with clients on a variety of transactions and securities law matters, as illustrated by his relationship with Pinnacle Foods, beginning with the financing of Blackstone’s $2.2 billion acquisition of the company, continuing with the financing related to its $1.3 billion acquisition of Birds Eye Foods and, more recently, its $667 million IPO and subsequent secondary offering by Blackstone. During this time, Richard has worked with the company on ongoing SEC reporting requirements and corporate governance matters.
Education
  • Harvard Law School, 1995 J.D.
  • University of California at Berkeley, 1992 B.A.
Admissions
  • New York 1996

Richard Fenyes is a Partner who advises clients on debt and equity capital markets transactions as well as general corporate and securities law matters. He regularly advises the Firm’s clients, including private equity sponsors such as KKR, Blackstone and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, and their portfolio companies, in connection with acquisition financing, IPOs, refinancings, debt restructuring and other registered and private offerings of debt and equity securities.

Richard has represented issuers in over $50 billion of high yield offerings and bridge financings in connection with acquisitions and refinancings. Richard’s acquisition finance experience includes:

  • the acquisition of Air Medical Group Holdings by KKR
  • the $1.6 billion acquisition of PRA International and ReSearch Pharmaceutical, Inc. by KKR
  • the $3.9 billion acquisition of Gardner Denver by KKR
  • the $11.8 billion acquisition of Cooper Industries by Eaton Corporation
  • the $3.3 billion acquisition of TransUnion Corporation by Advent International and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners
  • the acquisition of a controlling interest in Academy Sports + Outdoors by KKR
  • the $2.4 billion acquisition of Capsugel by KKR
  • the $3.4 billion acquisition of Interactive Data Corporation by Silver Lake and Warburg Pincus
  • the $1.4 billion acquisition of Bird’s Eye Holdings LLC by Pinnacle Foods
  • the $629 million acquisition of GL TRADE, S.A. by SunGard Data Systems Inc.
  • the $1.6 billion acquisition of DJO Incorporated by ReAble Therapeutics, Inc.
  • the $29 billion acquisition of First Data Corporation by KKR
  • the $2.3 billion acquisition of Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. by Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, CanWest Global Communications Corp. and EdgeStone Capital Partners
  • the $1.4 billion acquisition of USI Holdings Inc. by Goldman Sachs Capital Partners
  • the $22 billion acquisition of Kinder Morgan Inc. by Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, AIG, Carlyle, Riverstone, company founder and management
  • the $2.2 billion acquisition of Pinnacle Foods Group Inc. by Blackstone
  • the $33 billion acquisition of HCA Inc. by KKR, Bain Capital Partners and Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity
  • the $870 million acquisition of Encore Medical Corp. by Blackstone
  • the $3.4 billion acquisition of EDMC by Goldman Sachs Capital Partners and Providence Equity Partners
  • the $825 million acquisition of Activant Solutions Inc. by Hellman & Friedman and Thoma Cressey Equity Partners
  • the $2.5 billion acquisition of LPL Financial Services by Hellman & Friedman and Texas Pacific Group
  • the $2.6 billion acquisition of Avago Technologies by KKR and Silver Lake
  • the $11.3 billion acquisition of SunGard Data Systems Inc. by Silver Lake, Bain, Blackstone Group, Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, KKR, Providence and Texas Pacific Group
  • the $1.2 billion acquisition of Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc. by The Cypress Group and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners
  • the $1 billion acquisition of Affinia Group Inc. by The Cypress Group
  • the $4.2 billion acquisition of Nalco Company by Blackstone, Apollo Management and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners and a subsequent discount note offering by Nalco Finance Holdings
  • the $4.7 billion acquisition of TRW Automotive by Blackstone

Richard’s representation of clients in equity offerings includes:

  • the initial public offering of TransUnion
  • the initial public offering of PRA Health Sciences, Inc. 
  • the initial public offering and a secondary offering of common stock of Pinnacle Foods Inc.
  • the initial public offering of common stock of Graham Packaging Company, Inc.
  • the initial public offering of common stock of Education Management Corporation
  • the initial public offering and secondary offerings of common stock of Nalco Holding Company
  • secondary offerings of common stock of Gartner, Inc.
  • the initial public offering of Pinnacle Airlines, Inc.
  • the initial public offering of Peabody Energy Corporation

Richard received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1995 and his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1992. Richard joined Simpson Thacher in 1995.

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