Nicole Milani assists clients with commercial finance and real estate transactions. Her practice primarily involves:
Nicole also collaborates with the firm’s Corporate & Securities Practice Group on corporate transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, for public and private companies, which involve financing and real estate issues.
Nicole earned her law degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and a B.A. in history from Rhodes College. During law school, Nicole served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Bernice B. Donald of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Representation of LFM Capital, a private equity firm focused on lower middle market manufacturing and industrial services businesses, in its acquisition of Novex, Inc., a seasoned manufacturer and distributor of polyurethane belting and sheet product used in high-abrasion applications across a wide variety of industries. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of NN, Inc. (NASDAQ: NNBR) in a new financing with J.P. Morgan, funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., and investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Tactical Value providing a $50 million asset-based credit line (ABL), a 5.5-year $150 million term loan, and a $65 million preferred stock issuance, respectively. Proceeds from the transaction will be used to repay the current principal balance of $70 million on its term loans due in 2022, to redeem its current $100 million outstanding preferred stock, prior to the increase in redemption premium at March 31, 2021, and pay off its fixed interest rate swap of $14 million. The transaction enables the company to strengthen its balance sheet by extending its capital structure’s maturity at an attractive blended cost of capital, allowing the company financial flexibility to continue its current business transformation efforts.
The University of Memphis Law Review — Managing Editor (Volume 50)
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Writing Center — Writing Fellow
Dean’s Pro Bono Award (Silver)
Dean’s Award for Excellence — Best Memorandum; Best Brief
CALI Excellence for the Future Award — Environmental Law; Negotiation and Mediation; Sales; Contracts II; Legal Methods I; Legal Methods II