Edward J. Newlands


Edward J. Newlands


New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States of America 10036-6797
+1 212 698 3675 | +1 212 698 3599

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Edward J. Newlands focuses his practice on leveraged finance transactions for private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, public and private borrowers, business development companies, institutional lenders and other providers of senior and subordinated debt financing. Mr. Newlands advises clients on a broad range of financing transactions including senior credit facilities, first lien/second lien financings, subordinated/mezzanine debt, asset-based and cash flow lending facilities, acquisition financings, intercreditor arrangements, recapitalizations and restructurings.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Newlands served as an associate at a national law firm where he focused primarily on leveraged and structured finance transactions.

  • Represented domestic subsidiaries of a global chemical manufacturer in establishing combined term loan and asset-based financing facilities totaling US$1 billion.
  • Represented a global auto parts manufacturer in establishing and refinancing over US$700 million in debt facilities including a high-yield bond offering, domestic and foreign asset-based and cash flow financing facilities and a letter of credit facility.
  • Represented a business development company as lender to a veterinary hospital network in first lien/second lien financing facilities totaling over US$300 million.
  • Represented a fund creditor of a pharmaceutical company in restructuring transactions including debtor-in-possession financings and a US$100 million exit financing arrangement.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

  • University of Maryland, B.A., 2006
  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 2009, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, San Diego Law Review
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • California