Margaret M. Seurynck Senior Counsel

Margaret Seurynck brings more than 15 years of experience advising clients, including national and multinational banks and private equity firms, in complex financings.

Margaret represents lenders and borrowers in transactions such as secured and unsecured loans, asset-based and cash flow loans, and single-bank and syndicated credit facilities. She also handles structured finance arrangements, including structured note tax credit finance transactions and commercial paper programs.

Margaret has broad experience advising private equity firms and multinational corporations in financing aspects of M&A deals. She also regularly advises clients with respect to issues arising in sales of distressed commercial loans in the secondary loan market, with a concentration in real property loan transfers.

Experience

Represented a specialty finance company in the private placement of multiple series of senior structured notes, the proceeds of which were utilized to generate tax credits under various state incentive programs.

Advised a leading provider of data centers in support of business and mission-critical applications on its acquisition of a Canadian-based subsidiary for approximately $200 million.

Advised a premier global provider of executive search, leadership assessment and development, organization and team effectiveness, and culture shaping services, in connection with the amendment and restatement of its revolving credit facility.

Advised a subsidiary of an American multinational corporation in its minority equity investment in an indirect subsidiary of a China-based chemical company.

Represented a private equity firm, a surface cleaning manufacturer, and its affiliates with respect to the financing aspects of a stock-for-stock exchange with a manufacturer of coffee equipment cleaning solutions and its affiliates.

Advised a consortium on the acquisition and related financing of a leading provider of data center solutions in support of mission-critical applications.

Advised the acquisition and investment subsidiary of a multinational American corporation in connection with its equity investment of more than $2 billion in a leading provider of business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud.

Represented the New York branch of a German multinational investment bank and financial services company in connection with a $90 million secured term loan provided to a major North American ski mountain and resort.

Represented a premier floral and gifting company, and certain of its subsidiaries in connection with the $550 million amendment to its senior secured credit facility, consisting of a $350 million revolving facility and a $200 million term loan.

Represented the administrative agent and lender in connection with the $80 million unsecured term loan and revolving facility provided to a producer and supplier of cooked meat products to national restaurants and industrial food manufacturers.

  • Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, JD, cum laude; Senior Editor, Journal of International Law & Business, 2001
  • University of Notre Dame, BBA, summa cum laude, 1995

Member, American Bar Association

  • Illinois
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