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Christopher Brown
Partner
 
900 G Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001 
 
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Phone: +1-202-636-5513
Fax: +1-202-636-5502

Chris Brown concentrates his practice on banking and finance. He has represented private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, as well as public and private companies, in a wide variety of secured lending and other financing transactions. In addition, he has worked for many clients on matters involving general secured finance issues, debt restructurings and related corporate issues. Recently, Chris’s clients have included AEA Investors, Allegion, Alterra Mountain Company, Best Buy, Blackstone, Carlyle, Charterhouse Capital Partners, Cohen & Steers, Evercore Partners, EQT Partners Inc., Fieldwood Energy, Francisco Partners, Goldman Sachs, Hershey, Ingersoll Rand, J.G. Wentworth, JLL Partners, K2M, KSL Capital Partners, Microsoft, Primavera Capital Partners, Riverstone, Vestar Capital Partners, Vista Equity Partners, Vista Oil & Gas S.A.B. de C.V. and Water Street Healthcare Partners.

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Work Highlights
  • KSL Capital Partners in the financing of Mammoth Resorts and Deer Valley Resort by a joint venture formed by affiliates of KSL Capital Partners and Aspen Skiing Company
  • Riverstone and the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs in connection with the financing of the acquisition of Lucid II from Lucid Energy Group
  • Primavera Capital Group in the financings supporting its acquisition of Spring Education Group, Nobel Learning Communities and certain campuses of LePort Schools
  • JLL Partners and Water Street Healthcare Partners in the financing for its acquisition of Dohmen Life Science Services and Medplast Holdings
  • Vista Equity Partners in the financing supporting its $6.5 billion acquisition of Solera Holdings Inc. 
  • Blackstone Real Estate Partners and Invitation Homes in various financings aggregate commitments in excess of $5 billion, which have been used to capitalize the purchase of distressed single-family rental homes
  • Microsoft Corporation in its $10 billion revolving credit facilities
Education
  • University of Virginia School of Law, 2001 J.D.
  • Princeton University, 1998 A.B.
Admissions
  • District of Columbia 2005
  • New York 2002

Christopher Brown is a Partner in Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP’s Corporate Department. Chris concentrates his practice on banking and finance. He has represented private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, as well as public and private companies, in a wide variety of secured lending and other financing transactions. In addition, he has worked for many clients on matters involving general secured finance issues, debt restructurings and related corporate issues. Recently, Chris’s clients have included AEA Investors, Allegion, Alterra Mountain Company, Best Buy, Blackstone, Carlyle, Charterhouse Capital Partners, Cohen & Steers, Evercore Partners, EQT Partners Inc., Fieldwood Energy, Francisco Partners, Goldman Sachs, Hershey, Ingersoll Rand, J.G. Wentworth, JLL Partners, K2M, KSL Capital Partners, Microsoft, Primavera Capital Partners, Riverstone, Vestar Capital Partners, Vista Equity Partners, Vista Oil & Gas S.A.B. de C.V. and Water Street Healthcare Partners.

Recent representations include:

  • KSL Capital Partners in the financing of Mammoth Resorts and Deer Valley Resort by a joint venture formed by affiliates of KSL Capital Partners and Aspen Skiing Company

  • Riverstone and the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs in connection with the financing of the acquisition of Lucid II from Lucid Energy Group

  • Primavera Capital Group in the financings supporting its acquisition of Spring Education Group, Nobel Learning Communities and certain campuses of LePort Schools

  • JLL Partners and Water Street Healthcare Partners in the financing for its acquisition of Dohmen Life Science Services and Medplast Holdings

  • Vista Equity Partners in the financing supporting its $6.5 billion acquisition of Solera Holdings Inc.

  • Blackstone Real Estate Partners and Invitation Homes in various financings aggregate commitments in excess of $5 billion, which have been used to capitalize the purchase of distressed single-family rental homes

  • Microsoft Corporation in its $10 billion revolving credit facilities

Chris received his J.D. in 2001 from University of Virginia School of Law. He received his A.B. from Princeton University in 1998. Chris is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and New York.

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