Samuel Norris

Partner

Sam Norris
  • LPC, Nottingham Law School, 2003
  • LLB, Durham University, 2003

Qualifications

  • England and Wales, Solicitor, 2006

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Samuel Norris

Partner

Samuel Norris is a partner in Ropes & Gray’s Capital Solutions and Finance group, based in London advising financial sponsors on a wide-range of event-driven and advantageous financing transactions. He represents the private capital industry on the leveraging of their private equity investments, special situations, distressed investing and other credit opportunities.

Experience

Special Situations and Credit Opportunities

  • Represented a leading alternative investment firm in relation to its exit from Metaenergia in connection with the EUR 500 million Italian gas peaker projects
  • Represented KKR in relation to its investment and take private of Telepizza*
  • Represented Searchlight Capital Partners in relation to its investment in Secret Escapes*
  • Represented KKR in relation to its acquisition of Selecta and Pelican Rouge*
  • Represented KKR in relation to its debt investment in Chassis Brakes*
  • Represented KKR in relation to its investment in Gruppo Argenta*
  • Represented the ad hoc group of senior bondholders of HETA Asset Resolution AG (f/k/a Hypo Alpe Adria)*
  • Represented Bain Capital in relation to Edcon's debt restructuring*
  • Represented KKR in relation to its investment in Uralita*
  • Represented the First Lien Co-Ordinating Committee in relation to the debt restructuring of eircom*
  • Represented Apollo Management, TowerBrook Capital Partners and York Capital Management in relation to the lender-led restructuring of the Monier Group*

Leveraged Buyouts

  • Represented Vista Equity Partners in relation to the acquisition of Allocate Software*
  • Represented Madison Dearborn Partners on its take private of Powerflute*
  • Represented I Squared Capital in relation to the acquisition of Viridian*
  • Represented Vista Equity Partners on the take private of Advanced Computer Software Group plc*
  • Represented Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan on the acquisition of Bridon Limited*
  • Represented Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in relation to the acquisition of Burton’s Biscuits Co*
  • Represented Montagu Private Equity in relation to the acquisition of CliniSys*
  • Represented CVC Capital Partners in relation to the acquisition of Cerved Group*
  • Represented Vista Equity Partners in relation to the acquisition of Misys plc*
  • Represented Bain Capital in relation to the acquisition of IMCD*
  • Represented GTCR in relation to the acquisition of Classic Media*
  • Represented Bain Capital in relation to the acquisition of Cerved Business Information*
  • Represented Bain Capital in relation to the acquisition of Ideal Standard*
  • Represented Montagu Private Equity in relation to the acquisition of Unifeeder*

Asset Backed Financing

  • Represented Arsenal Capital Partners in relation to IGM's combined ABL and unitranche refinancing*
  • Represented Sun Capital and Coveris (formerly known as Exopack) on raising receivables and inventory facilities*
  • Represented Ideal Standard on raising pan-European asset backed and securitisation financing*
  • Represented Chemtura Corporation on raising pan-European asset backed and securitisation financing*
  • Represented Styron in relation to its securitisation of trade receivables*

Representations denoted with an asterisk were completed prior to joining Ropes & Gray

Publications

Disclaimer

Ropes & Gray International LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in Delaware, United States of America and is a recognised body regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (with registered number 521000).
  • LPC, Nottingham Law School, 2003
  • LLB, Durham University, 2003

Qualifications

  • England and Wales, Solicitor, 2006
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