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Kevin Rubinstein

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Overview

Kevin Rubinstein practices in the firm’s Corporate & Finance Transactions Department and specializes in commercial lending transactions. He regularly represents investment banks, private equity funds and other financial institutions in connection with a variety of direct lending transactions, as well as investments in syndicated loans in the secondary market. He has experience representing both borrowers and lenders in a broad range of debt financings, including senior secured, first and second lien, unsecured, subordinated and acquisition financings. 

Prior to joining RK&O, Mr. Rubinstein was an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.  Mr. Rubinstein is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey. 

Experience

  • Represented global investment bank in connection with multiple credit facilities secured by solar renewable energy credits.
  • Macquarie Bank Limited in connection with a senior secured delayed draw term loan facility provided to a subsidiary of CIG Wireless Corp. in an amount up to $150 million to finance the ongoing acquisition of communications towers and related assets.
  • World-renowned resort and spa owner in connection with its debt restructuring and entry into new mortgage and mezzanine loan facilities as well as the subsequent refinancing of these facilities.
  • Centaur Gaming, an Indiana based racino, in connection with its entry into first and second lien credit facilities in an aggregate principal amount of $655 million, the proceeds of which were used to acquire substantially all the assets of a Midwest casino and horse racing track in a “363 sale.”
  • Hedge fund borrower in connection with multiple secured subscription credit facilities to finance ongoing fund investments.
  • Private equity fund and small business investment fund in connection with numerous senior secured, mezzanine and subordinated facilities to finance the acquisition and operation of multi-unit franchised businesses throughout the United States.
  • Operator of franchised restaurants, as borrower, in connection with a $42 million senior secured loan and $27 million subordinated loan, the proceeds of which were used to finance an ESOP transaction.
  • Private fund in connection with a senior secured loan used to fund a reorganization and recapitalization of a multi-unit franchise business and simultaneous exit loan to satisfy consolidated bankruptcy claims of the ultimate equity owner and an unrelated failed business.
  • Private fund in connection with the formation of a real estate joint venture and financing of ongoing debt and equity investments in distressed commercial real estate properties.
  • Deutsche Bank as agent and lender in connection with a $500 million revolving margin loan facility to a wholly owned financing subsidiary of American Capital, Ltd.
  • Major nonprofit health insurer in connection with its entry into a senior secured delayed draw term loan facility in an amount up to $75 million to finance construction of a medical clinic.
  • Private fund in connection with origination of $56 million first lien and second lien loans and concurrent sale of majority participation interest in first lien loan to major commercial bank.
  • International commercial bank in connection with two senior secured delayed draw term loan facilities provided to wireless cell tower companies.

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Education
  • New York Law School, J.D., summa cum laude, 2007
  • Cornell University, B.S., cum laude, 2004
Bar & Court Admissions
  • New York and New Jersey