Shadi Enos Jahangir

Biography

Shadi Enos Jahangir focuses her practice in the areas of commercial lending and corporate finance. She represents financial institutions, leading private equity sponsors, and corporate borrowers in middle-market debt financing and investment-grade credits.

Shadi’s experience includes widely syndicated, club and single-lender representation in connection with cross-border financings, restructurings, acquisition financings, recapitalizations, traditional asset-based lending facilities, and debt financings for technology companies. She also represents clients in senior-secured, first-lien/second-lien, mezzanine, unitranche, and unsecured financing transactions.

Experience

Recent Lender Representative Matters

  • Represented an administrative agent, left lead arranger, and sole book manager for a $600M syndicated term credit facility for an engineering and construction firm.
  • Represented an administrative agent, joint lead arranger, and joint book runner in connection with a $475M syndicated facility to a winery.
  • Represented an administrative agent, co-lead arranger, and joint book runner in connection with a $200M syndicated facility to a global technology software company.
  • Represented an administrative agent, left lead arranger, joint book runner, and co-syndication agent in a $150M senior-secured revolving loan facility to a technology company in connection with an acquisition.
  • Represented an administrative agent in providing a $110M working capital credit facility to a software company.
  • Represented an administrative agent in providing a $100M rediscount facility to a Cayman Islands-based fund.
  • Represented an administrative agent in restructuring an $85M working capital credit facility to a producer of children’s television programs.
  • Represented an administrative agent in providing a $75M working capital credit facility to a consumer goods company.

Recent Borrower Representative Matters

  • Represented a full-service apparel branding company specializing in women’s, girl’s, and junior’s graphic tees, fashion tops, and active wear in its recapitalization and investment transaction.
  • Represented a consumer goods company in connection with a $250M dividend recapitalization transaction.
  • Represented a leading private equity sponsor in the strategic investment into an airport gift store chain and the acquisition of a fire protection equipment wholesaler.
  • Represented an international cosmetics company in a strategic acquisition financing transaction.
  • Represented a technology company in connection with a $50M revolving line of credit.
  • Represented a leading waste management company in a first-lien/second-lien working capital facility.

Recent Solar Financing Matters

  • Represented an administrative agent, lead arranger, and sole book manager in connection with a $160M working capital facility and a $60M term loan facility to a solar power provider.
  • Served as special tax equity counsel to an administrative agent, sole lead arranger, and sole book runner in connection with a $50M revolving facility to a residential solar power provider.
  • Represented an administrative agent in connection with a $35M working capital facility to a global solar panel manufacturer.
  • Served as special tax equity counsel to a lender in connection with a proposed revolving facility to an online marketplace for solar financing.

Recognitions

  • 2015–2016, Banking and Finance, listed in Chambers USA
  • 2015–2017, Southern California Rising Star, listed in Super Lawyers
  • 2017, "Top 40 under 40 Award," by the Commercial Finance Association

Affiliations

Professional Activities

Shadi serves on the board of The Financial Lawyers Conference and as editor of the Commercial Law Newsletter for the American Bar Association. She is also a member of the "Knowledge Central" subcommittee for the Commercial Finance Association. Additionally, Shadi serves as a member of the board of directors for The Center in Hollywood.

During law school, Shadi served as an articles editor for the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review and was a Sayre MacNeil Scholar and recipient of the Eleanor Klein Merit Award, presented by the Law Guild of Beverly Hills. She also provided legal services to the community through the Cancer Legal Resource Center and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. She previously served as a judicial extern in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Credentials

Admissions

  • California

Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles, BS, summa cum laude
  • Loyola Law School, JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif