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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, Jefferies and Morgan Stanley.

Alexandra is Co-Chair of Simpson Thacher’s Finance Committee and has served on the Firm’s Personnel and Recruiting Committees. She has been a Contributing Editor of “Getting the Deal Through: Acquisition Finance” since its 2013 inaugural edition.

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Work Highlights
  • Representation of the Lead Arrangers in connection with $3.2 billion of senior secured credit facilities for Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC’s merger with Impax Laboratories, Inc.
  • Representation of the Lead Arrangers in connection with a $4.95 billion committed bridge financing for AltaGas’ acquisition of WGL Holdings
  • 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 the Lead Arrangers in connection with a $2.226 billion financing for Michael’s Stores, Inc.
  • Representation of the Lead Arrangers in connection with committed bridge financing for SJW Group’s proposed $1.1 billion acquisition of Connecticut Water Service Inc.
  • Representation of the Lead Arrangers with respect to $16.5 billion of senior credit facilities for General Motors
  • Representation of the Lead Arrangers in connection with $415 million of senior secured credit facilities for Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Quantum Global Technologies, LLC
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, Citibank, Credit Suisse, Barclays, Goldman Sachs, Jefferies and Morgan Stanley.

Alexandra is Co-Chair of Simpson Thacher’s Finance Committee and has served on the Firm’s Personnel and Recruiting Committees. She has been a Contributing Editor of “Getting the Deal Through: Acquisition Finance” since its 2013 inaugural edition.

Key matters on which Alexandra has worked include:

  • Representation of the Lead Arrangers in connection with $3.2 billion of senior secured credit facilities for Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC’s merger with Impax Laboratories, Inc.
  • Representation of the Lead Arrangers in connection with a $4.95 billion committed bridge financing for AltaGas’ acquisition of WGL Holdings
  • 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 the Lead Arrangers in connection with a $2.226 billion financing for Michael’s Stores, Inc.
  • Representation of the Lead Arrangers in connection with committed bridge financing for SJW Group’s proposed $1.1 billion acquisition of Connecticut Water Service Inc.
  • Representation of the Lead arrangers with respect to $16.5 billion of senior credit facilities for General Motors 
  • Representation of the Lead Arrangers in connection with $415 million of senior secured credit facilities for Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Quantum Global Technologies, LLC

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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