Gulf Pacific, a value-added packager and processor of high-quality specialty foods and ingredients, including imported fragrant and organic rice varieties, rice flours, stabilized rice bran and ancient grains, completed a majority recapitalization with Eos Partners and its affiliates.
Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company, a green energy investment company and independent power producer, entered into a senior credit agreement of $186.2 million with KeyBank and Fifth Third Bank.
Winston & Strawn added Sanjay Thapar as a partner in the firm’s New York office and as a member of the transactions department’s finance practice. He will co-chair the global leveraged finance team working within the firm’s finance practice.
Winston & Strawn added two partners to the firm’s rapidly growing Miami office: Carl A. Fornaris, who joins the Transactions Department, and Jared R. Kessler, who joins the firm’s Litigation Department.
Rock Hill Capital and its portfolio company, Park Energy Services, completed its second acquisition in less than a year with the purchase of substantially all the assets of San Antonio-based Great Texas Compression.
Winston & Strawn added Sean F. Hilson as a partner in the firm’s Chicago office and as a member of the firm’s corporate practice. Hilson represents private equity sponsors, financial institutions and corporate borrowers in all aspects of debt financing transactions.
ION Geophysical filed for voluntary Chapter 11 relief in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. The company also secured $2.5 million in debtor-in-possession financing.
Winston & Strawn promoted 21 attorneys to partner, with 42.8 percent of the new partners women, persons of color and/or from the LGBTQ+ community.
Winston & Strawn added corporate counsel Jeffrey R. Shuman as a partner in the firm’s Chicago office and as a member of its capital markets practice. Shuman has focused his practice on meeting the needs of companies across a range of M&A and capital markets transactions.
HighBar Partners, a Menlo Park, CA-based private equity investor, acquired SilkRoad Technology, a global software and cloud-based technology platform designed to increase employee satisfaction and productivity. Debt financing for the transaction was provided by Bridge Bank.