Chapman served as lead counsel to a US investment bank, as agent and senior lender, in connection with a $100+ million warehouse financing for an originator of consumer loans in Canada.
Chapman represented the underwriters in the $638 million refinancing of three outstanding debt obligations issued in 2019, 2017, and 2012 by the Virginia Small Business Financing Authority to finance the construction of the Fredericksburg Extension of I-95 in Stafford County, Virginia, as well as HOV/HOT Lanes (Express Lanes) along I-95 and I-395 in northern Virginia pursuant to a long-term concession between the Virginia DOT and an entity owned by affiliates of Transurban.
Chapman represented a financial services company in the Pay for Success financing of a new social impact project that aims to address the underlying causes of asthma by providing in-home asthma care and environmental interventions to low-income New Yorkers. The project is the first of its kind to use private sector investment to fund preventative asthma care services.
Chapman served as placement agent’s counsel in an issuance of tax-exempt sustainability bonds on behalf of a non-profit community development financial institution which financed the equity contribution to a limited partnership to finance a 296-unit senior-designated multifamily rental housing project in Long Beach, California. The project is designed to further the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by providing secure and affordable housing for families and individuals of modest means.
Chapman represented private equity firm ASGARD Partners & Co. and its portfolio company, Angstrom Technology, in connection with the financing of Angstrom's acquisition of two UK-based cleanroom design and production companies, Connect 2 Cleanrooms Limited and Specific Environments Limited. The acquisitions bolster strategic investments in life sciences, cell and gene therapy, biotech, and pharmaceutical end markets.
- Chapman Served as US Counsel to an Israel-Based Trustee in Connection with the $506 Million Sale of New York Residential Apartment Buildings
Chapman served as US counsel to Mishmeret Trust Company Ltd., an Israel-based trustee, in connection with the restructuring of $250 million of bonds issued by All Year Holdings Ltd. and secured by one of two residential apartment buildings that comprise The Denizen, a 911-unit complex located on the site of the former Rheingold Brewery in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.
Chapman served as lead counsel to Clairvest Group Inc., Clairvest Equity Partners VI, and Rubico Gaming LLC in the acquisition and financing of the Delaware Park casino and racetrack in Wilmington, Delaware.
Chapman served as US counsel to Reznik Paz Nevo Trusts Ltd. in connection with the issuance by Bank Hapoalim of US$1 billion of green CoCo bonds, the first international issuance of green contingent convertible (CoCo) notes by an Israeli bank in accordance with the Green Bond Principles published by the International Capital Market Association.
- Chapman Serves as US Legal Counsel to PSPDFKit in Initial Growth Investment of More Than €100 Million
Chapman served as US legal counsel to Austrian technology company PSPDFKit in the company’s first growth investment. PSPDFKit is a Vienna-based technology company that provides software employed by thousands of companies, organizations, governments, and developers to power document processing and productivity tools, serving nearly one billion end-users in over 150 countries.
Chapman served as US counsel to the indenture trustee in the first international issuance of contingent convertible (CoCo) notes by an Israeli bank. The transaction involved a US$750 million (NIS 2.6 billion) issue of CoCo deferred notes, the proceeds of which will be used to refinance existing deferred debt and manage exposure to foreign currency.
Chapman represented Turnspire Capital Partners LLC, a special situations-focused private investment firm, in its acquisition of Daniel Measurement and Control, a global leader in providing measurement technologies and services for the energy industry, from Emerson Electric Co.
Chapman served as bankruptcy co-counsel to Avadim Health, Inc., a health care and wellness company, in the sale of substantially all of its assets to a European-based private credit alternative asset management firm in a section 363 sale process accomplished through a chapter 11 plan of reorganization. Prior to entering bankruptcy, Chapman also represented the Restructuring Committee of Avadim Health’s Board of Directors.