Tess Peterson

Associate

Dallas
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Overview

Tess Peterson focuses her practice on debt financing, representing financial institutions and corporate borrowers in the telecomm, healthcare, oil and gas, financial services, renewable energy and manufacturing industries.

Tess brings a global perspective to her practice, having represented clients in domestic and cross-border acquisition financings, as well as being twice seconded to a British multinational bank, headquartered in London, England. Tess has considerable experience representing investment banks, direct lenders, private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers in a broad range of financing transactions, including first and second lien credit facilities, bridge loan facilities, debtor-in-possession financings, restructurings and workouts. 

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  • Represented a leading national rating agency as borrower under a bridge facility financing of a $2 billion acquisition.
  • Represented a U.S.-based financial services company as lead arranger, administrative agent and collateral agent in a $700 million senior credit facility for a large national hospital operator with over 35 properties in its portfolio.
  • Represented a leading global, Canadian-based bank as the arranger, administrative and collateral agent in several senior, secured, syndicated credit facilities, ranging in size from $100 million to $1 billion.
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Experience

  • Represented a leading national rating agency as borrower under a bridge facility financing of a $2 billion acquisition.
  • Represented a U.S.-based financial services company as lead arranger, administrative agent and collateral agent in a $700 million senior credit facility for a large national hospital operator with over 35 properties in its portfolio.
  • Represented a leading global, Canadian-based bank as the arranger, administrative and collateral agent in several senior, secured, syndicated credit facilities, ranging in size from $100 million to $1 billion.

Recognitions and Memberships

Services

Prior Positions

  • Barclays Bank: Secondment (2018 to 2019 and 2021)
  • The Honorable Timothy J. Corrigan, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida: Summer Law Clerk (2014)

Admissions

  • Georgia
  • [New York Bar admission pending]

Education

  • J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School, 2016, cum laude
  • B.Comm., International Management, McGill University (Montreal, Quebec, Canada), 2012, honorable distinction