Working with both national and local companies in the REIT, healthcare, food and petroleum refining sectors, Eric Knox routinely counsels public and private companies on a variety of corporate and securities issues.
Eric’s practice involves:
American Bar Association
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Youth About Business
Representation of Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE: RHP) in various refinancing transactions in September and October 2019, which successfully refinanced almost $2 billion in indebtedness. Refinancing transactions for Ryman included:
• The private placement of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 4.750% senior notes due 2027.
• A tack-on private placement of an additional $200 million aggregate principal amount of 4.750% senior notes due 2027.
• A tender offer for Ryman’s outstanding $350 million 5.00% senior notes due 2021 and a redemption of such notes not tendered.
• The extension of the maturity dates of Ryman’s existing $700 million revolving credit and $200 million term loan A to March 31, 2024, and March 31, 2025, respectively, the increase of the $200 million term loan A to $300 million, and the increase of the accordion feature under Ryman’s credit agreement from $500 million to $600 million.
Represented Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EGL) in its $1.3 billion debt refinancing
Represented CoreCivic in the refinancing of their bank credit facilities
Engility Holdings Merges with SAIC for $2.5 Billion
Represented Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (Nasdaq:BOBE) in its acquisition by Post Holdings, Inc.
Represented CenseoHealth in its sale to New Mountain Capital
CoreCivic acquired Time to Change, Inc.
Engaged in 2010 to serve as independent disclosure counsel to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Bank of America pursuant to a settlement order entered into by Bank of America and the SEC
Represented Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (Nasdaq: BOBE) in the sale of Bob Evans Restaurants to Golden Gate Capital for $565 million
Represented Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery in its acquisition of 15 skin and dermatology practices in 2016