Amy R. Shapiro’s practice focuses on corporate and financial transactions, with a particular emphasis on representation of private equity firms and their portfolio companies in financing matters, clients on the financing of major M&A transactions and financial sponsors in fund and management company financings.

She also has significant experience in Latin American matters.

In 2014, Law360 named Amy a “Rising Star” in recognition of her work in the “financing for some of the highest-profile private equity and leveraged finance transactions in recent history.”

Amy joined the firm in 2003 and became a partner in 2012.

Notable Experience

  • Alcoa in the financing of its spinoff from Arconic.

  • Arconic in the financing of its acquisition of Firth Rixson.

  • América Móvil in the financing of its proposed acquisition of KPN.

  • The ad hoc creditors committee of Aracruz Celulose S.A. in connection with its restructuring.

  • Asahi Kasei in its acquisition of Polypore International.

  • Family Dollar Stores in the financing aspects of its acquisition by Dollar Tree.

  • Google in the financing aspects of its sale of Motorola Mobility’s mobile devices business to Lenovo.

  • Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua in its restructuring and subsequent refinancing transactions.

  • Harland Clarke in the financing of its acquisition of RetailMeNot and its pending acquisition of MaxPoint Interactive.

  • Lafarge in the financing aspects of the divestiture of its cement operation in Ecuador to Union Andina de Cementos.

  • Neiman Marcus in its various refinancing transactions.

  • OpenText in the financing of its acquisitions of the enterprise consent division of Dell-EMC and of GXS Group.

  • Owl Rock Capital Corporation in various financing transactions.

  • TPG Capital and ACON in the financing of their acquisition of the downstream assets comprising Northern Tier Energy from Marathon Oil.

  • TPG Specialty Lending in various financing and refinancing transactions.

  • Vitro in the financing aspects of its sale of its glass container division to Owens-Illinois.

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