Banking & Finance
Ermelinda Villagomez is an associate in the Banking & Finance group in Mayer Brown’s Chicago office. She focuses her practice on representing institutional and private credit lenders, all manners of borrowers and private equity funds in a wide variety of financing transactions. Ermelinda is experienced in handling commercial term loans and revolving credit facilities, including syndicated and single-lender, secured and unsecured, first and second lien, asset based and acquisition financings.
Prior to joining Mayer Brown LLP, Ermelinda was an associate in the finance practice at another national firm in Chicago. At her prior firm, Ermelinda represented financial institutions, institutional investors, corporations, and other entities in a variety of financing matters, including private placements, acquisition financings, mezzanine financings, and senior secured and unsecured financings.
- Represented a global financial institution (i) as administrative agent, joint bookrunner and joint lead arranger, in providing a senior secured credit facility, consisting of a $100 million revolving credit facility and $350 million term loan facility, and (ii) as administrative agent, sole bookrunner and sole lead arranger, in its provision of a unsecured $90 million senior subordinated term loan facility to The Gorman-Rupp Company to finance the Borrower's acquisition of a fuel transfer business from Tuthill Corporation.
- Represented JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent and joint lead arranger, and other lenders in connection with a multicurrency, five-year $150 million revolving credit facility with Beyond Meat, Inc., a plant-based meat producer. The revolving credit facility includes an accordion feature for up to an additional $200 million.
- Columbia University School of Law, JD
- Pomona College, BA