Soo-ah Nah is a partner in Dechert’s global finance practice with a focus on leveraged finance. Ms. Nah represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, as well as other public and private companies across industries and institutional lenders, on acquisition financings and various other types of financing transactions. She also provides general corporate and financial advice to her clients.

Ms. Nah was recently included in Kayo Conference Series' Top 22 in 22 women leaders in leveraged finance. She is also recognized for her work in commercial lending by The Legal 500 (US).

    • Cerberus Capital Management in connection with the senior secured credit facilities for the acquisition of Lighthouse Autism Center. 
    • CVC Capital Partners in connection with the senior secured credit facilities for the proposed acquisition and combination of Worldwide Express, LLC and GlobalTranz Enterprises, LLC.
    • Conair Corporation in connection with its sale to American Securities LLC.
    • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in connection with the acquisition of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company.
    • Ares Management LLC, as lender, in connection with the senior secured first lien and second lien credit facilities for a commercial truck leasing company.
    • Ares Management LLC, as lender, in connection with the senior secured first lien term loan facility for Bombardier Inc.
    • Sagewind Capital LLC in connection with the senior secured first lien credit facilities for the acquisition of Sigma Defense Systems LLC.
    • Sagewind Capital LLC in connection with the refinancing of the existing credit facilities for its portfolio companies to fund various add-on acquisitions.
    • Hornblower Group, Inc. in connection with the unrestricted subsidiary term loan facility and the super-priority term loan facility and related amendments to its existing credit facilities.
    • Kohlberg & Company in connection with the senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility and the senior secured first lien and second lien term loan facilities for the acquisition of Parts Authority.
    • Elanco Animal Health Incorporated in connection with the senior secured first lien credit facilities for the acquisition of Bayer Animal Health GmbH.
    • Apollo Global Management, LLC in connection with the margin loan facility for its portfolio company.
    • KPS Capital Partners, LP in connection with the senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility and the senior secured first lien term loan facility for the acquisition of AIS Global.
    • Oak Hill Capital Partners, L.P. in connection with the senior secured first lien and second lien credit facilities for the acquisition of a vehicle safety solutions company.
    • Apollo Global Management, LLC in connection with the senior secured first lien credit facilities for the acquisition of Phoenix Services International LLC.
    • Apollo Global Management, LLC in connection with the senior unsecured notes for the acquisition of West Corporation.
    • CI Capital Partners LLC in connection with the refinancing of the existing credit facilities for its portfolio company for various add-on acquisitions.
    • Michael Kors (USA), Inc. in connection with the unsecured bridge credit facility for the acquisition of Jimmy Choo PLC.
    • Apollo Special Situations Fund., L.P., as lender, in connection with the senior secured first lien term loan facility for Cadiz Inc.
    • Apollo Global Management, LLC in connection with the senior secured first lien and second lien credit facilities to refinance the existing credit facilities of its portfolio company.
    • Apollo Global Management, LLC in connection with the letter of credit and related reimbursement facility for the acquisition of Apollo Education Group, Inc., the parent of University of Phoenix, Inc.
    • Apollo Global Management, LLC in connection with the senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility for the acquisition of Maxim Crane Works, L.P. and AmQuip Crane Rental, LLC. 

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