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Overview

Ann leads finance transactions in all sizes, types and structures, with a particular focus on sponsor-backed acquisition financings. Ann has significant experience in senior and subordinated debt facilities, asset-based financings, syndicated loan transactions, acquisition financing and cross-border and multi-currency transactions. During her years of practice, Ann has represented clients in financing transactions totaling over $3 billion across an array of industries.

Ann is licensed in both Ohio and Florida and is a member of the ACG Women in Transactions (“WiT”) committee.

She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Toledo College of Law, where she served as the Note & Comment Editor of the University of Toledo Law Review.

Before joining Calfee as a Partner in 2019, Ann was an Associate at a global law firm.

Honors & Recognitions

Ohio Super Lawyers, Ohio Rising Stars, Banking, 2018

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, University of Toledo, 2010

B.A., magna cum laude, The Ohio State University, 2006

Experience

Experience

  • Representation of private credit fund in connection with a cash flow facility extended to a gaming operator.
  • Representation of private credit fund in connection with a sponsor’s acquisition of a large premium indoor cycling franchisor.
  • Representation of private credit fund in connection with a sponsor’s acquisition of a provider of motor coach services.
  • Representation of private credit fund in connection with a senior secured second lien credit facility provided to finance the acquisition of a payment processing company.
  • Representation of private credit fund in connection with sponsor’s leveraged buyout of a master distributor of pipes, valves and fittings used in a variety of end markets.
  • Representation of business development corporation in connection with sponsor’s acquisition of a digital communications platform providing the underlying infrastructure for companies to transmit transactional and marketing emails.
  • Representation of business development corporation in connection with sponsor’s acquisition of a global IT management platform.
  • Representation of business development corporation in connection with sponsor’s acquisition of a post-production content editing and finishing service provider for feature films.
  • Representation of global bank in connection with a cash flow credit facility extended to a data visualization technology company and its wholly owned Danish subsidiary.
  • Representation of global bank in connection with an asset based facility extended to a publicly traded manufacturer.
  • Representation of sponsor in connection with its investment and related financing of a technology company.
  • Representation of publicly traded steel corporation in the amendment and restatement of its $300 million asset-based revolving credit facility.
  • Representation of publicly traded global supplier of technology-based performance materials in its $1.025 billion senior secured term loan and revolving credit facilities.
  • Representation of publicly traded specialized products and services provider in a strategic acquisition with a total enterprise value of approximately $2.2 billion.
  • Representation of sponsor in acquisition and related financing of an o-ring supplier.

Professional & Community

Professional & Community

Association for Corporate Growth, WiT Committee member

Florida Bar Association, member

Cleveland Young Professionals of the American Cancer Society, past committee member

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Licensed In

  • Ohio
  • Florida
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