Eric M. O'Meara specializes in private equity in both domestic and emerging markets, mergers and acquisitions and lending transactions. He also represents hedge funds, investment advisers and investment banks in connection with establishing special purpose vehicles and other entities, and with structured finance transactions, including advice on the formation and operation of collateralized debt obligation vehicles (CDOs). Mr. O'Meara provides advice not only on a client's initial investment but also on the ongoing management and development of such investment. more +
Mr. O’Meara has worked on a number of complex matters including: representing Route One Investment Company in the equity financing of the spin out and public listing of Aldebaran Resources Inc., and the related joint venture between Aldebaran and Sibayne Gold Ltd., under which Aldebaran has the option to acquire up to an 80% interest in the Altar Copper-Gold Mining Project in San Juan Province, Argentina; representing CarVal in the sale of thirteen “Capesize” bulk vessels to GoodBulk Ltd.; and representing Farallon Capital in the “going-public” transaction of Playa Hotels & Resorts.
Mr. O'Meara has also practiced in the firm's Restructuring and Distressed Debt Trading Departments where he represented a number of clients in the restructuring, purchase and sale of distressed loans to troubled companies.