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Rajani Gupta

Partner

New York

Gupta Rajani
Rajani Gupta

Partner

New York

Rajani represents banks and other financial institutions as lenders and strategic investors, as well as private equity funds and corporations as borrowers in domestic and international financings, including financings of mergers and acquisitions, debtor-in-possession and exit financings, first and second lien financings and working capital and asset-based financings.

Rajani was recently ranked Band 4 by Chambers USA, who noted that she is a "go-to finance attorney" due to her "quality of expertise and level of work." Clients state that she is "very commercial, always available and gives solid judgement and advice" and that "she is really up to speed on the market.” They also note that "she's great at representing you, she's good at fighting for things you need but never leaves people on the other side of the table feeling disrespected." In addition, Rajani was recently recognized as one of New York Law Journal's Rising Stars of 2017 and in the annual list of “Top 40 under 40” lawyers in the Daily Journal.

Recent experience includes advising:

  • The lead arrangers on a USD3.7bn debt financing package for Brookfield Business Partners’ acquisition of Westinghouse Electric Company, a leading global provider of infrastructure services to the power generation industry.
  • The lead arrangers and bookrunners in connection with their underwriting and arranging senior syndicated credit facilities totaling USD1.65bn to Parthenon Capital Partners and Bain Capital Private Equity in connection with the financing of the merger of Zelis Healthcare and RedCard Systems.
  • The lead arrangers on a USD1.295bn acquisition financing and the initial purchasers on a Rule 144A/Reg. S offering of USD350m aggregate principal amount of 8.500% senior notes due 2026 to finance the acquisition of Hearthside Food Solutions by Partners Group (USA) Inc. and Charlesbank Capital Partners.
  • The joint physical bookrunners and lead arrangers on a EUR515m cross-border first-lien financing for TPG Capital-backed Beaver-Visitec International Holdings, Inc.’s acquisition of PhysIOL Group SA and intercreditor arrangements relating to a USD75m second lien financing.
  • The lead arrangers and administrative agent on a USD200m term loan B and USD35m revolving credit facility to refinance, in part, the acquisition of Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants by Ares Management affiliates.
  • The joint lead arrangers and bookrunners on the USD310m refinancing of existing debt of CoolSys, Inc., a portfolio company of Ares Management Corporation.

News & insights

Allen & Overy advised the financiers to NBN Co Limited on AUD6.1 billion of bilateral credit facilities

News: 29 MAY 2020

Allen & Overy advised the financiers to NBN Co Limited on AUD6.1 billion of bilateral credit facilities

Allen & Overy has advised the financiers to NBN Co Limited (NBN Co), Australia’s largest fixed line broadband infrastructure company and primary wholesale high-speed broadband provider, on AUD6.1…

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Publications: 29 MAY 2020

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Publications: 28 NOVEMBER 2019

Allen & Overy Hosts third Annual Leveraged Finance Training Camp in New York for 30 Major Financial Institutions

The one-day accelerator convened junior and mid-level bankers to provide an in-depth look at the legal underpinnings of leveraged finance transactions

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Publications: 20 AUGUST 2018

Allen & Overy advises KeyBank on the $135 million senior secured credit facilities of UniTek Acquisition, Inc.

NEW YORK – Allen & Overy represented KeyBank as Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent for the $135 million of senior secured credit facilities, the proceeds of which were used to fund acquisitions…

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Office

New York

Allen & Overy LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted: Bar of the State of California

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York

Admitted: Bar of the State of Massachusetts 

Academic

J.D., UCLA, 2002

B.A., UC Irvine, 1999