Cravath represented Credit Suisse AG in connection with approximately $470 million of first lien and second lien credit facilities made available to American Bath Group, LLC, a premier manufacturer of bathing products. The facilities consisted of a $325 million first lien term loan facility, a $50 million revolving credit facility and a $95 million second lien term loan facility to be used to finance the acquisition by an affiliate of Lone Star Capital of American Bath Group, LLC, to repay existing debt and for working capital. The transaction closed on September 30, 2016.
The Cravath team included partners Craig F. Arcella and Stephen M. Kessing and associates Isaac C. Beerman, Matthew G. Jones, Joshua Ayal, Zara Bari, Peter H. Webb and Bryan G. Jones on banking matters; partner J. Leonard Teti II and associates Kara L. Mungovan, Dmitry Zelik, Lingfeng Li, Ashley May and Arvind Ravichandran on tax matters; and associate Peretz Riesenberg on executive compensation and benefits matters. DongHwa Kim also worked on banking matters.