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Tzvi Werzberger
Tzvi Werzberger
Partner — Finance
Partner — Finance

Tzvi Werzberger

Tzvi Werzberger
New York

The Grace Building
1114 Avenue of the Americas
32nd Floor
New York, NY 10036

Tzvi Werzberger

Tzvi represents a broad array of corporate borrowers, private equity sponsors and portfolio companies, high-net-worth individuals, financing providers, hedge funds, and other alternative lenders in many types of complex and highly structured debt facilities. He has experience in Term Loan B financings, other syndicated term and revolving loans, unitranche loans, restructurings and debtor-in-possession facilities, acquisition financings, project financings, reserve-based loans, and other asset-based loans, including commodity trading facilities. Tzvi also has experience with financings across a wide range of industries, including shipping, oilfield services, upstream and midstream oil and gas, restaurant franchises, airlines, commodity trading, nuclear materials, power generation, and professional sports franchises.

Experience Highlights

  • Southwest Airlines Co. in a $3.2 billion loan under the Payroll Support Program of the CARES Act, including 2.6 million warrants issued to the Department of Treasury

  • Pacific Drilling S.A. in a combined $2 billion financing, including a super-priority revolving facility and pari passu Term Loan B and 144A secured notes

  • Represented numerous companies, including upstream and midstream oil and gas companies, in negotiating and documenting commodity swaps and interest rate swaps with major commercial banks and other swap dealers

  • An oilfield services company, as borrower, in a $375 term loan B facility in connection with a dividend recapitalization

  • An international private equity fund in the formation of a loan origination venture with a bank holding company

  • A fast casual restaurant franchising company, as borrower, in out-of-court restructuring of first lien and second lien credit facilities aggregating approximately $900 million

  • An oilfield services company, as borrower, in a $65 million receivables borrowing base facility

  • Pacific Drilling S.A. in a $1 billion senior secured credit facility agreement to finance the construction and operation of two ultra-deepwater drillships

  • Pacific Drilling S.A. in a $500 million secured revolving credit facility financing the construction and operation of an ultra-deepwater drillship

  • A midstream oil and gas company in unsecured revolving credit facilities aggregating $550 million

  • GE Energy Financial Services, Inc. in a construction financing of two micro LNG facilities

  • An offshore oilfield services company in a $100 million delayed-draw term loan

  • A hedge fund in a $95 million term loan to an NHL hockey team

  • A private equity firm in connection with the acquisition financing of a distressed E&P entity with production assets in Mississippi and Alabama

  • A high net worth individual in a series of financings secured by hedge fund interests, luxury homes, and fine art, aggregating $200 million

  • A private equity portfolio oilfield services company in $325 million of combined revolving and Term Loan B facilities in connection with a dividend recapitalization

  • A private equity portfolio company in $155 million of combined revolving and Term Loan B facilities in connection with a dividend recapitalization

  • An international private equity fund, as last-out lender, in a $236 million unitranche loan

  • A private equity firm in the financing of a refinery and ancillary facilities in the state of Washington

  • A private equity portfolio midstream oil and gas company in a $125 million revolving credit facility

  • An oil refining and marketing company in an $800 million inventory and receivables borrowing base facility

  • A private equity portfolio E&P company in a $250 million oil and gas borrowing base facility

  • An oil and gas commodity trading company in a $50 million uncommitted borrowing base facility

  • A coffee trading company in an uncommitted borrowing base facility

  • A lender in the acquisition financing of an NHL hockey team in a Section 363 sale

  • The debtors in series of in-court and out-of-court cross-border shipping credit facilities involving fourteen foreign jurisdictions (including DIP and interim liquidity facilities) aggregating $150 million

  • A uranium enrichment company in a $50 million debtor-in-possession financing

Credentials

  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2006
  • CUNY–Queens College, B.A., 2003
  • New York