Ulezalka, Jason

Jason Ulezalka

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Jason Ulezalka is a debt finance lawyer based in the Firm's New York office.

Jason advises leading commercial and investment banks, direct lenders, alternative capital providers, private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers in a variety of lending transactions, including leveraged buyouts, working capital facilities, asset-based loans and recapitalizations and restructurings.

He regularly structures and negotiates transactions across the capital structure on behalf of lender and borrower clients, including in connection with first lien, second lien, subordinated and mezzanine financings.

Jason is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Drawing on his deep understanding of accounting and financial analysis, he regularly helps clients navigate the complexities involved in structuring and negotiating finance transactions.

Jason Ulezalka is a debt finance lawyer based in the Firm's New York office.

Jason advises leading commercial and investment banks, direct lenders, alternative capital providers, private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers in a variety of lending transactions, including leveraged buyouts, working capital facilities, asset-based loans and recapitalizations and restructurings.

He regularly structures and negotiates transactions across the capital structure on behalf of lender and borrower clients, including in connection with first lien, second lien, subordinated and mezzanine financings.

Jason is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Drawing on his deep understanding of accounting and financial analysis, he regularly helps clients navigate the complexities involved in structuring and negotiating finance transactions.

Jason's experience includes the representation of:

  • Phoenix Tower International, a wireless communications infrastructure provider, in the closing of a $200 million senior secured credit facility with Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group to fund continued growth in the United States
  • Lamar Advertising Company on a $400 million high yield bond transaction and an amendment to its $175 million accounts receivable securitization program
  • IA Financial Group in its acquisition by merger of Innovative Aftermarket Systems, a vehicle service contract and aftermarket products business, for a total enterprise value of $720 million
  • Mandarinfish Holding, a private capital vehicle backed by a group of family office sponsors, in the acquisition of Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) from Providence Equity Partners
  • Palladium Equity Partners in its sale of DolEx Dollar Express, a leading provider of electronic funds transfer services, to a group of investors for an undisclosed sum
  • Deutsche Bank in a $25 million cross-border term loan facility in favor of RapidMiner, Inc., secured by collateral in the United States, Hungary, Germany and the United Kingdom
  • Main Street Capital Corporation in a $33 million equity and debt investment to facilitate the recapitalization of Colonial Electric Company
  • Administrative agents and arrangers of syndicated credit facilities, including a $290 million senior secured loan in favor of a luxury clothing retailer; and a $480 million senior secured loan in favor of an international wine and spirits importer
  • Private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in acquisition and/or recapitalization transactions, including a $150 million credit facility used to finance the acquisition of a leading provider of property restoration and disaster loss recovery services, and $370 million of first lien and second lien credit facilities used to finance the recapitalization of a provider of touch-screen point-of-sale systems and payment processing services

     

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Education
  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law
  • B.S., University of Maryland, College Park
    Robert H. Smith School of Business
Bar Admissions
  • New York, 2008
  • New Jersey, 2007
Professional Affiliations
    • Member, CFA Institute