Grace Sur

Associate

  • Grace Sur
  • Phone: +1 212 692 1037

    Import to Address Book

  • Duane Morris LLP
    1540 Broadway
    New York, NY 10036-4086
    USA

Grace Sur practices in the area of corporate law with a focus on M&A and finance transactions. Ms. Sur has experience with structured finance, mergers and acquisitions, and domestic and cross-border leveraged finance transactions.  Before practicing at Duane Morris, Ms. Sur practiced in Tax Transactions in the New York office of another global law firm.

Ms. Sur received a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and a Certificate in Business and Public Policy at the Wharton School.  She served as Senior Writer for RegBlog, Senior Editor for the Journal of International Law and Executive Editor for East Asia Law Review. Ms. Sur is a magna cum laude graduate of Brown University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

At Duane Morris, Ms. Sur is a member of the Firm’s Associates Committee and the Asian Employee Resource Group.  She is proficient in Korean and conversational in French.  Ms. Sur also serves as Ambassador to Pembroke College at the University of Oxford, one of her alma maters.

 

Admissions

  • New York
  • Connecticut

Education

  • Columbia Law School, LL.M., 2012
    - Associate Editor, Journal of Tax Law
  • University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, J.D., 2011
    - Senior Writer, RegBlog
    - Senior Editor, Journal of International Law
    - Executive Editor, East Asia Law Review
  • Brown University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2006
    - Phi Beta Kappa

Experience

  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate, 2022-present
  • Mayer Brown LLP
    - Associate, 2016-2021
  • Credit Suisse AG, Zurich, Switzerland
    - Global Client Tax Policy Counsel, 2015-2016
  • Paul Hastings LLP
    - Associate, 2013-2015
  • Withers Bergman LLP
    - Associate, 2012-2013

Representative Matters

  • Represented Roth Capital Partners as lead bookrunner and representative of the underwriters for a public offering by Dragonfly Energy Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: DFLI), an industry leader in energy storage and producer of deep cycle lithium-ion storage batteries. The public offering was of 10 million shares of common stock and investor warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 10 million shares of common stock. Dragonfly simultaneously closed on the sale of an additional 1.4 million shares of common stock and investor warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 1.4 million shares of common stock, which were sold pursuant to the partial exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option.

  • Represented an SBIC fund in its $40 million term loan facility to a leader in solar panel installation, consisting of a $27 million term loan and a $13 million delayed draw term loan, secured by all assets of the borrowers.

  • Represented top 15 U.S. bank as lead arranger and administrative agent in a $90 million senior secured credit facility, consisting of a term loan and a revolver, with two top five money center banks as co-syndication agents and another top 25 bank as participant lender.

  • Represented Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE: AWI), an international designer and manufacturer of commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions, in obtaining $950 million in credit facilities ($500 million revolver and $450 million term loan).

  • Represented Metropolitan Commercial Bank in an acquisition mortgage and revolving financing in support of the purchase of the real estate and operational assets consisting of a 126-bed licensed skilled nursing facility, a 120-bed licensed skilled nursing facility, and a 56-bed licensed skilled nursing facility, all located in Florida, consisting of a term loan of up to $32.3 million, a revolving loan of $6 million, and a mezzanine loan of $3.2 million.

  • Represented Bankwell Bank in a term loan of $10.2 million, a capital expenditures loan of $2.6 million, and a $1.3 million revolving line of credit loan to the purchaser of a skilled nursing facility and assisted living facilities in Alabama.

  • Represented StoneMor Inc. (NYSE: STON), a leading owner and operator of cemeteries and funeral homes across the United States and Puerto Rico in obtaining a $45 million senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility from Signature Bank. 

  • Advised on the purchase and eventual sale of a specialty chemical supplier by a middle market private equity firm.

  • Advised on the sale of a provider of technical services and solutions to the maritime industry by a middle market private equity firm.

  • Advised on purchase of a logistics management company and a coating additives manufacturer by a middle market private equity firm.

  • Supported the deal team in connection with the initial public offering of Altice USA.