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Alexandra Kaplan
Partner
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Phone: +1-212-455-2774
Fax: +1-212-455-2502
Alexandra Kaplan’s practice centers on syndicated financings, with an emphasis on leveraged financing. She has significant experience representing investment banks and financial institutions in connection with leveraged and investment grade senior credit facilities, subordinated bridge loans and asset-based credit facilities. Alexandra has also represented financial institutions in restructurings of existing credit facilities and other related financings, including DIP and exit financings. Her clients have included JPMorgan, Bank of America, Barclays, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, RBC and UBS.

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Work Highlights
  • Representation of the Lead Arrangers with respect to approximately $16 billion of financing for Avago Technologies’ acquisition of Broadcom Corporation.
  • Representation of the Lead Arrangers with respect to bank financing for a portion of the $7.4 billion acquisition by an investor group led by The Carlyle Group and GIC of the information management business of Symantec Corporation.    
  • Representation of Barclays, J.P. Morgan and the other Lead Arrangers in connection with a $2 billion senior secured credit facility for Delta Air Lines Inc.
  • Representation of J.P. Morgan and the other Lead Arrangers with respect to $12.5 billion of senior credit facilities for General Motors
Education
  • Columbia Law School, 2002 J.D.
  • University of Pennsylvania, 1997 B.A.
Admissions
  • New York 2003

Alexandra Kaplan is a Partner in the Corporate Department at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and serves on the Firm’s Finance Committee and Personnel Committee.  Alexandra focuses her practice on syndicated financings, with an emphasis on leveraged financing.  She has significant experience representing investment banks and financial institutions in connection with leveraged and investment grade senior credit facilities, subordinated bridge loans and asset-based credit facilities.  She has also represented financial institutions in connection with the restructuring of existing credit facilities and other related financings, including DIP and exit financings.  Her clients have included JPMorgan, Bank of America, Barclays, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, RBC and UBS.

Key matters on which Alexandra has worked include:

  • Representation of the Lead Arrangers with respect to approximately $16 billion of financing for Avago Technologies’ acquisition of Broadcom Corporation.
  • Representation of the Lead Arrangers with respect to bank financing for a portion of the $7.4 billion acquisition by an investor group led by The Carlyle Group and GIC of the information management business of Symantec Corporation.    
  • Representation of Barclays, J.P. Morgan and the other Lead Arrangers in connection with a $2 billion senior secured credit facility for Delta Air Lines Inc.
  • Representation of J.P. Morgan and the other Lead Arrangers with respect to $12.5 billion of senior credit facilities for General Motors

Alexandra advises on both domestic and international financings and has practiced in a variety of industries including media, healthcare, retail, airline, automotive, agriculture, telecommunications, insurance, financial products, energy and entertainment.

Alexandra received her J.D. in 2002 from Columbia Law School and her B.A. in 1997 from the University of Pennsylvania.  She is a member of the American Bar Association and the Bar of the City of New York. 

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