Kimberly Chi is a corporate attorney whose practice is focused on public and private financing transactions. This includes advising borrowers and lenders on establishing credit facilities and issuers and investors with respect to a variety of debt and preferred equity instruments. In addition, Ms. Chi provides clients with ongoing advice as to compliance with debt obligations.
Ms. Chi has also assisted clients in the formation of joint ventures and private equity funds.
- Berkshire Hathaway in a $3 billion financing of the merger between Burger King and Tim Hortons, which created the world’s third largest quick service restaurant company.
- Fortress Investment Group in investment, via second lien secured loan, in Spirit Music Publishing.
- HealthCare Partners in a significant transaction for the healthcare industry. DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services, acquired Healthcare Partners, the nation’s largest operator of medical groups and physician networks, for $4.42 billion. The Daily Journal ranked it among the Top 10 California deals of 2012.
- Southern California Edison in the issuance of a series of a novel form of trust preferred securities and a $2.75 billion revolving credit facility.
- Air Lease Corp. in various offerings of senior unsecured notes, including a $1 billion offering that was upsized from $500 million due to market-demand.
- Americold Realty Trust in connection with a secured revolving credit facility.
- A real estate development company in the establishment of a secured revolving credit and term loan facility.
In addition to private practice, Ms. Chi has been a member of the legal department of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, one of the world’s largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies, where she worked closely with the treasury group in advising on a wide variety of finance, cash management and other credit related matters, including a $3 billion five-year revolving credit facility and a $2 billion 364-day revolving credit facility.
Ms. Chi began her practice in the London and Hong Kong offices of an international law firm, where she focused on equity capital markets transactions involving Chinese companies.
Ms. Chi is a graduate of Yale Law School. She holds an undergraduate degree from Kalamazoo College in physics: 3/2 engineering as well as a bachelor’s of science from the University of Michigan in electrical engineering.