Louis E. Wahl IV

Senior Counsel

Overview

Louis Wahl is a senior counsel and business lawyer with Foley & Larder LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Finance & Financial Institutions Practice.

Louis represents corporate borrowers in a variety of domestic and international finance transactions, including syndicated and bilateral financings, secured and unsecured financings, second lien financings, asset-based facilities, working capital facilities, and recapitalizations. Louis also represents issuers in public and private offerings of debt securities.

Representative Transactions 

Louis’s recent representative transactions include:

  • Credit Facilities:

    • Representing a motor and generator manufacturer with respect to its $3.5 billion revolving credit facilities
    • Representing a fashion company with respect to its $150 million asset-based revolving credit facility
    • Representing a motor vehicle parts manufacturer with respect to its $2.25 billion revolving credit and term loan facilities
    • Representing a mobile and modular home manufacturer with respect to its $200 million revolving credit facility
    • Representing a dental equipment and supplies manufacturer with respect to its $400 million term loan facility
    • Representing a small engine manufacturer with respect to its $677.5 million debtor-in-possession financing
    • Representing a financial services technology company with respect to its $2 billion revolving credit facility
    • Representing a building products and systems manufacturer with respect to its $3.3 billion revolving credit facilities
    • Representing a motorcycle manufacturer with respect to its $1.75 billion revolving credit facilities
    • Representing an NFL franchise with respect to its $50 million revolving credit facility
    • Representing an MLB franchise with respect to its $125 million revolving credit and term loan facilities
  • Securities Offerings:

    • Representing an electrical connection and protection products manufacturer with respect to its offering of $300 million of senior notes
    • Representing a motor vehicle parts manufacturer with respect to its offering of €1 billion of senior notes
    • Representing a hospitality and entertainment company with respect to its offering of $100 million of convertible senior notes
    • Representing a dental equipment and supplies manufacturer with respect to its offering of $747.5 million of convertible senior notes
    • Representing a pharmaceutical company with respect to its offering of $192 million of senior secured notes
    • Representing an investment management firm with respect to its offering of $35 million of senior notes

Education 

  • JD, University of Minnesota Law School, magna cum laude (2012)
    • Elected to the Order of the Coif
    • Managing Editor, Minnesota Journal of International Law
  • BS, University of Minnesota (2009)

Admissions 

  • Wisconsin
  • US District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin

 

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