Daily News: July 24, 2013

Simpson Represents J.P. Morgan in Lions Gate Term Loan


Simpson Thacher said it represented J.P. Morgan Securities, as lead arranger, in connection with a $225 million second lien term loan facility for Lions Gate Entertainment. In connection with the financing, Lions Gate also issued $225 million of senior secured second priority notes.

Lions Gate is a global entertainment company with a strong and diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales.

The Simpson Thacher team included: William Sheehan, Ismael Duran, Daniel Brown and Taylor Smith (Banking and Credit), Daniel Webb, Sara Terheggen, Ryan Coombs, Brian Osimiri and Dena Acevedo (Capital Markets and Securities), Katharine Moir, Jonathan Cantor and Daniel Foster (Tax) and Joshua Walker and Michael Hasper (Intellectual Property).