We represent US and international lenders and borrowers in structuring, negotiating, and documenting all types of secured and unsecured financing transactions, including public and private offerings of debt securities, commercial lending transactions, leasing transactions, and restructuring transactions. We advise major insurance companies, banks, private equity funds, and other institutional lenders, as well as US and international companies in a variety of industries, including computers, communications, construction, financial services, real estate, airlines, energy, mining, healthcare, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, resorts, printing, newspapers, and consumer products.
Our team prepares and negotiates commercial loan documentation on behalf of lenders and borrowers in connection with all types of commercial lending structures, including participated and syndicated facilities, single- and multiple-borrower facilities, domestic and cross-border loans, debtor-in-possession financings, and asset-based lending transactions. Our commercial lending work covers senior, mezzanine, and subordinated facilities, and we routinely advise borrowers and lenders on inter-creditor arrangements, guarantees, letters of credit, and liens on all types of collateral, including intellectual property, aircraft, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, certificated and uncertificated securities and investment property, insurance policies, and government contracts. Our commercial lending practice also extends to specialized lending arrangements, including conduit loan programs, warehouse lines of credit, and factoring loans. We work closely with attorneys in our private equity and venture capital practice to develop financing solutions for leveraged buyouts and other acquisition transactions on behalf of private equity and other investment fund clients, as well as their portfolio companies.
We advise our corporate clients with respect to lease financing transactions of equipment and other capital assets. Our work in the lease financing area covers true leases, finance leases, synthetic leasing arrangements, and leveraged leases. In addition, our project finance attorneys offer significant experience with project finance transactions, both US and international. Our project finance experience includes representation of private developers, commercial lenders, export credit agencies, multilateral development banks, and contractors, as well as transactions conducted with foreign government representatives and other participants in a variety of industries.