Ropes & Gray Represents Trinseo in $1B+ Secured Term Loan Financing

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September 11, 2023

Ropes & Gray advised Trinseo plc, a specialty material solutions provider, in an innovative balance sheet optimization transaction addressing the Company’s near term maturities.  The financing was provided by private credit lenders Oaktree, Angelo Gordon, and Apollo and included a $1.077 billion secured term loan financing secured by an intercompany loan, the Company’s joint venture interests, and guarantees from certain foreign subsidiaries. Proceeds will be used to refinance the entirety of Trinseo’s outstanding 2024 term loan and $385 million of its existing $500 million 2025 Senior Notes. The transactions was announced in a press release on September 8.

The Ropes & Gray team was led by capital solutions & private credit partner Leonard Klingbaum, business restructuring partner Ryan Dahl, finance partner Arek Maczka, tax partner Lee Allison, capital markets partners Craig Marcus and Rachel Phillips, and litigation & enforcement partners Matt McGinnis and Rob Roberts. The team also included capital solutions & private credit associate Max Silverstein.