Jeffrey Nagle 

Partner – Charlotte
T.+1 704 348 5267
jeffrey.nagle@cwt.com
227 West Trade Street
Charlotte , NC 28202 V-CARD

Jeff Nagle represents clients in a wide variety of financing transactions. His principal practice focuses on leveraged finance and other syndicated bank loan transactions, the financing of financial assets, distressed debt trading, asset-based lending, commodities financings, energy project financings and rescue financing, workouts, debtor-in-possession financings and exit financings. Jeff’s clients include many of the world’s leading domestic and foreign commercial banks, investment banks and other financial institutions, including hedge funds. 

Jeff is also focused on innovation and emerging technologies impacting financing transactions, including blockchain technology.

Jeff has been recognized as a “Rising Star” in bank lending by IFLR 1000 and an "Up and Coming" banking and finance lawyer by Chambers USA.

He received his J.D. from the New York University School of Law, and he is a summa cum laude graduate of the State University of New York at Albany, where he also received an M.A. in Russian Language, Literature and Culture. Jeff is fluent in Russian and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. 

Recent representative transactions in which Jeff had a leading role include:

  • Representing The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., as administrative agent, in the amendment and restatement of a $2 billion borrowing base credit facility for the U.S. subsidiaries of an international Fortune Global 500 commodities marketer, processor, financer and transporter.
  • Representing BNP Paribas as global coordinator and administrative agent, in a $3.25 billion committed senior secured working capital facility (with an additional $1 billion accordion feature), and Citibank, as administrative agent, in a $350 million committed unsecured revolving credit facility, both for Castleton Commodities International LLC, a global commodities merchant.
  • Representing The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., as lead arranger, administrative agent, collateral agent and swing line lender, in the amendment and restatement of a $3 billion credit facility for a multinational commodities trading company.
  • Representing The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., as administrative agent, in the refinancing of a $1 billion syndicated secured credit facility for a global merchant commodities firm.
  • Representing ABN AMRO Capital USA LLC, as lender, in a $60 million secured bilateral credit facility for a Canadian midstream company.
  • Representing a consumer finance investment company as lender in an up to $100 million warehouse facility secured by student loans for an originator of private label, customizable private education loans.
  • Representing BNP Paribas, as administrative agent and collateral agent, in the amendment and restatement of a $3 billion committed senior secured working capital credit facility and in the amendment and restatement of a $300 million committed unsecured revolving credit facility, both for a global commodities merchant.
  • Representing The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., as administrative agent, in connection with a $2 billion borrowing base credit facility to the U.S. subsidiaries of an international Fortune Global 500 commodities marketer, processor, financer and transporter.
  • Representing BNP Paribas, as administrative agent, in the amendment and extension of a $575 million syndicated secured working capital commodity finance credit facility for a provider of wholesale energy and midstream services.
  • Representing ABN AMRO Capital USA LLC, as agent for a syndicate of first-lien bank lenders, in connection with the comprehensive balance sheet recapitalization of Eagle Bulk Shipping, Inc. that provided Eagle Bulk with approximately $105 million in incremental liquidity, which includes a new second-lien facility comprised of $60 million in new capital from existing shareholders, as well as new capital providers.
  • Representing BNP Paribas, as global coordinator, sole underwriter and administrative agent, in connection with a $3.5 billion committed senior secured working capital credit facility and a $250 million committed unsecured revolving credit facility to Castleton Commodities International LLC, a global commodities merchant, in connection with Castleton’s acquisition of Morgan Stanley’s Global Oil Merchanting business.
  • Representing The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., as arranger and administrative agent, in connection with an up to $1.25 billion uncommitted revolving asset-based credit facility to the U.S. subsidiaries of an international Fortune Global 500 commodities marketer, processor, financer and transporter.
  • Representing ABN AMRO Capital USA LLC, as a U.S. trade finance fronting bank and security agent, and BNP Paribas, as a U.S. trade finance fronting bank and security agent and the U.S. borrowing base agent, in the global restructuring of a British steel trading company.
  • Representing East West Bank as lender in the amendment and restatement of a $50 million credit facility for affiliates of an investment management fund.
  • Representing BNP Paribas, as administrative agent and collateral agent, in the amendment and restatement of a $250 million syndicated secured working capital commodity finance credit facility for a petroleum storage, distribution and wholesale company.
  • Representing a consumer finance investment firm, as lender, in connection with an insurance premium finance facility.
  • Representing BNP Paribas, as administrative agent, in the amendment and extension of a $500 million syndicated secured working capital commodity finance credit facility for a provider of wholesale energy and midstream services, and in the subsequent amendment and increase of a $105 million syndicated secured midstream finance credit facility for a subsidiary in connection with the acquisition of a crude oil gathering system pipeline in the Eagle Ford shale region.
  • Representing Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. in connection with its $15.6 billion acquisition by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
  • Representing BNP Paribas, as arranger and administrative agent, in connection with a $62 million delayed draw term loan to a global commodities trader, markets and distributer, secured primarily by ammonia terminals.
  • Representing The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., as arranger and administrative agent, in connection with a $700 million committed revolving asset-based credit facility to a global merchant commodities firm spun-out from a fortune 100 company.
  • Representing JPMorgan, as administrative agent and lender, in connection with the lending facilities to Revel AC, Inc. and various affiliates, including prepetition, debtor-in-possession and exit financings, in connection with Revel’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and the related sale of the Revel Atlantic City casino.
  • Representing Citigroup, as lender, in a term loan financing for a special purpose entity to co-invest in a slate of films produced by Sony Pictures Entertainment.
  • Representing BNP Paribas, as arranger and administrative agent, in connection with a $425 million term loan and committed revolving asset-based credit facilities to a wholesale energy and midstream services company.
  • Representing BNP Paribas, as arranger and administrative agent, in connection with a $1.6 billion committed revolving asset-based credit facility to a leading international merchant energy company.
  • Representing BNP Paribas, as arranger and administrative agent, in connection with acquisition financing for a bidder for a major international financial institution’s physical energy and commodities business.
  • Representing BNP Paribas, as lender, in connection with a $150 million uncommitted revolving asset-based credit facility to a commodities focused hedge fund manager.
  • Representing a consumer finance investment firm, as lender, in connection with an insurance premium finance facility.
  • Representing Forbes Media LLC in connection with financing related to its sale of a majority equity interest to a group of international investors led by Integrated Asset Management (Asia) Limited.
  • Representing the finance provider in connection with a healthcare royalty finance transaction.
  • Representing The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., as arranger and administrative agent, in connection with a $450 million uncommitted revolving asset-based credit facility to an international commercial supplier and wholesale distributor of refined petroleum products.
  • Representing Bank of America Merrill Lynch, as arranger, in connection with a proposed $285 million first lien/second lien credit facility secured primarily by a natural gas-fired combined-cycle power generation facility.

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Jeffrey Nagle 

Admissions

  • North Carolina

Education

  • New York University School of Law
    J.D., 2004
  • State University of New York at Albany
    M.A., 1998
  • State University of New York at Albany
    B.A., 1997

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