Shirley Lo’s practice focuses on corporate and financial transactions, with an emphasis on acquisition and other debt financing transactions, including leveraged loans and high yield bonds.

Her practice encompasses both investment-grade and leveraged finance.

Shirley joined the firm in 2009 and became counsel in 2018.

Notable Experience

  • TPG in the financing for its $2.25 billion acquisition of RCN and Grande Communications and, subsequently, RCN’s $2.36 billion acquisition of Wave Broadband

  • Warburg Pincus in the financing for its investments in Duravant, Gabriel Brothers, Allied Universal and various financings for these and other portfolio companies of Warburg Pincus

  • Western Digital in the $18.1 billion financing of its acquisition of SanDisk

  • Tech Data in the financing for its $2.6 billion acquisition of Avnet’s TS business

  • Alcoa in the financing of its spin-off from Arconic, and previously in its $2.85 billion acquisition of Firth Rixson

  • L’Air Liquide in the U.S. financing aspects of its $12 billion bridge financing for the acquisition of Airgas

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

  • Allergan in connection with financing matters relating to the $40.5 billion sale of its generics business to Teva and in connection with the financing for the $70.5 billion combination of Actavis and Allergan

  • American Tower in the financing of its $5.056 billion acquisition of wireless tower assets from Verizon Communications

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

  • Revolving credit facilities for investment-grade borrowers, including Allergan and Tech Data

  • CODELCO (Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile) in its $6.75 billion bridge loan from Mitsui and subsequent acquisition of an interest in Anglo American Sur

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