Stan Mayo
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Stan Mayo

Partner
mayo.stan@dorsey.com

Overview

Stan represents institutional investment funds, SBICs, BDCs and bank subsidiaries in mezzanine finance and junior capital transactions.

Stan is a nationally regarded authority in mezzanine finance and junior capital with almost 30 years of experience closing hundreds of such transactions, including mezzanine, second lien, unitranche, preferred stock, and equity co-investments, as well as real estate mezzanine investments. His clients include institutional investment funds, SBICs, BDCs and bank subsidiaries. He also represents traditional senior lenders.

He has extensive experience in intercreditor issues, secured creditor rights, restructurings, workouts and bankruptcies. Stan has particular experience in the energy, health care, services, manufacturing and technology industries. He represents fund sponsors, advising them on formation and structuring issues, tax and regulatory matters, and acquisition and disposition of investments.

Education & Admissions

University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 1985), with honors

University of Texas at Arlington (B.A., 1980)

Admissions

  • Texas

Clerkships

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Honorable Sam D. Johnson

Experience

A sampling of transactions Stan has closed includes:

  • $60 Million Subordinated Notes and Equity Co-Invest (Industrial Equipment)
  • $35 Million Subordinated Notes and Equity Co-Invest (Healthcare – Rehabilitation)
  • $28 Million Subordinated Notes, PIK Notes and Equity Co-Invest (Online Education)
  • $50 Million Subordinated Notes Investment (Kitchen Cabinetry Manufacturer)
  • $35 Million Subordinated Notes with Warrants (Energy – Transmission Tower Manufacturer)
  • $8 Million Subordinated Notes (Real Estate Mezzanine)
  • $6 Million Subordinated Notes (Real Estate Mezzanine)
  • $20 Million Subordinated Notes with Warrants (Energy – Fracking Company)
  • $43 Million Subordinated Notes and Equity Co-Invest (Housing Fixtures Manufacturer)
  • $30 Million Second Lien Notes and Equity Co-Invest (Precision Machining)
  • $27 Million Second Lien Notes and Equity Co-Invest (Metal Stamping)
  • $12 Million Second Lien ABL Facility (Infrastructure Construction)
  • $71 Million Senior Secured Term and Revolver (Plastic Piping)
  • $60 Million Senior Secured ABL Revolver (Downstream Energy)
  • $25 Million Senior Secured ABL Term and Revolver (Retail Industry)
  • $80 Million Senior Secured Revolver (Auto Industry Supplier)
  • Represented Sponsor in formation of $250 Million mezzanine investment fund
  • Represented Sponsor in formation of $100 million mezzanine investment fund
  • Represented Sponsor in formation of two real estate investment funds

News & Resources

News & Press Mentions

Dorsey & Whitney Adds 10 More Lawyers in Dallas

Events & Speaking Engagements

"How Can LP Investors Profit from the Mezzanine Resurgence," (moderator) Mezzanine Finance Investors' Summit, New York, N.Y.
"Pitfalls and Obstacles to Overcome in Mezzanine Financing," Mezzanine Finance Investors' Summit, New York, N.Y.
"Multi-Party Subordinated Capital Structures: Adding a Tranche B Lender," Symposium on Mezzanine Finance, New York, N.Y.
"Leveraged Finance in 2005 and Beyond – Multiple Tranche Financings," Investment Funds Seminar, Dallas, Texas

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Financial Services Regulatory
  • Lending Transactions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mortgage Banking
  • Public Finance
  • Tax
Stan Mayo