Amelia Montgomery Petitto Associate

Amelia focuses her practice on representing financial institutions in the structuring, documentation and negotiation of a broad range of secured and unsecured syndicated and bilateral senior credit facilities, including acquisition financings, asset-based lending, multicurrency and cross-border financings, and working capital facilities.

She has assisted with financing transactions in a wide range of industries including agriculture, business services, consumer and retail, defense and aerospace, energy, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, media and telecommunications, technology and transportation and has worked on deals ranging in size from several million dollars to over a billion dollars. She has experience representing commercial banks, direct lenders, Farm Credit System banks and has also represented corporations in obtaining financing.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Amelia was an associate in the finance group of a large southeastern law firm. During law school, she worked as an intern with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Experience

Representation of left lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with $110 million in senior credit facilities for a closely-held global company specializing in recovery and movement enhancement technology, the proceeds of which were used, in part, to finance an acquisition.

Representation of left lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with $450 million in senior credit facilities for a designer, marketer and distributor of products for outdoor and recreation markets.

Representation of left lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with a $100 million revolving credit facility for a multinational investment bank and financial services company.

Representation of left lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with a $500 million investment grade term loan facility for an engineering software developer, the proceeds of which were used, in part, to finance an acquisition.

Representation of left lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with a $650 million revolving credit facility for a multinational management consulting firm.

Representation of left lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with $300 million in senior credit facilities for an American defense contractor specializing in unmanned aerial vehicles, the proceeds of which were used, in part, to finance an acquisition.

Representation of left lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with $1.5 billion in senior credit facilities for a business services company specializing in customer engagement and business performance, the proceeds of which were used, in part, to finance the spin-off of the borrower from its public parent corporation.

Representation of left lead arranger and administrative agent on a cross-border financing consisting of $427.5 in multicurrency senior credit facilities for a publicly traded global commercial flooring company, the proceeds of which were used, in part, to finance an acquisition.

Representation of left lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with a $1 billion investment grade revolving credit facility for a publicly traded medical device company.

Representation of direct lender in connection with an investment in a pharmaceutical company and CDMO comprised of $100 million in term loan facilities and related issuance of warrants for the purchase of common stock.

Representation of Farm Credit System bank as left lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with senior credit facilities involving both commercial and Farm Credit System lenders for a grower-owned global supplier of hops.

Representation of Farm Credit System bank as left lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with senior credit facilities to finance the acquisition of a producer of baby leaves and leafy greens.

Representation of Farm Credit System bank as lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with a $300 million term loan facility for a publicly held producer and processor of frozen potato products. The transaction involved both Farm Credit System lenders and commercial banks.

  • Vanderbilt University Law School, JD, Law & Business Certificate, Managing Editor, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, Dean’s Scholar, Dean’s List, 2017
  • Davidson College, BA, English, Interdisciplinary Concentration in Environmental Studies, 2012

Member, Junior League of Charlotte

  • North Carolina
  • Spanish
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