December 10, 2018

Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli is proud to congratulate its client, Advocate Aurora Health, whose recent financing transaction was recognized by The Bond Buyer as Health Care Deal of the Year at the 17th Deal of the Year Awards Ceremony in New York City on Dec. 6.


The Bond Buyer announced eight regional winners in various categories; the Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authority’s $1.2 billion transaction on behalf of Advocate Aurora Health was recognized in the Health Care category. Polsinelli represented Advocate Aurora Health in the transaction. Shareholders and members of Polsinelli’s Capital Markets and Commercial Lending Practice Janet E. Zeigler and Jessica Jacob Zaiger managed the transaction and were at the awards ceremony in New York City accompanying their client.


“We are proud of the excellent work by Janet and Jessica on behalf of Advocate Aurora Health, and are proud to congratulate our client and the entire deal team for this deserved recognition,” said Real Estate & Financial Services Department Chair Kraig Kohring. “As we strive for successful outcomes on behalf of our clients, advising and assisting Advocate Aurora Health in this significant transaction is a prime example of the strong partnerships that can be formed and quality work that comes as a result.”


Editors of The Bond Buyer have selected outstanding municipal bond transactions for special recognition for 17 years. According to The Bond Buyer Editor in Chief Michael Scarchilli, “finalists are chosen for innovation, the ability to pull complex transactions together under challenging circumstances, the ability to serve as a model for other financings and the public purpose for which a deal’s proceeds were used.”


The $1.2 billion transaction on behalf of Advocate Aurora Health by the Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authority included the refinancing  of Aurora Health Care debt after its merger with Advocate Health to create a unified capital structure.


Polsinelli’s Nonprofit Finance Practice is comprised of leaders in the representation of health care and other nonprofit borrowers, lenders and underwriters in sophisticated taxable and tax-exempt financing transactions nationwide.


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