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Debt Finance

OVERVIEW

Our debt finance practice provides a full range of services to both borrowers and lenders in commercial loan transactions and debt offerings. We have extensive experience in all aspects of secured and unsecured debt financings, including:

  • Syndicated senior bank credit facilities
  • First and second lien financings
  • Mezzanine and other subordinated debt financings
  • Public and Rule 144A debt offerings
  • Public and private convertible debt transactions
  • Corporate and debt restructurings
  • Commercial Real Estate financings
  • Debtor-in-possession financings
  • Leveraged equipment lease transactions

Our debt finance group represents public and private borrowers, as well as banks, institutional lenders, investment funds, non-profit lenders and other lenders. We frequently handle debt financings in connection with mergers, acquisitions and leveraged recapitalizations, including leveraged buyouts and private equity transactions. Our practice extends too many industries, and members of our group have experience with clients in a diverse array of areas, including life sciences, biotech, high tech, retail, manufacturing, solar, wind and other clean energy, financial and consulting services, non-profit, venture capital and emerging companies.

Our debt finance group is supported by members of other subgroups within the Business Department, including mergers and acquisitions (for all sizes of transactions, for public and private clients, and on both the buyer and seller sides), investment management (for clients with investment management divisions and matters), small business investment companies (for clients looking to form SBICs, obtain SBIC funding, or conduct portfolio financing transactions), securities (for public clients, particularly with respect to public and Rule 144A debt offerings), tax (including for cross-border transactions), ERISA/employee benefits and international (for clients with international operations and assets), as well as other practice groups within the Firm, including Clean-tech & Renewables, Patent, Trademark, Copyright & Unfair. Competition practices and the Labour and Employment practice.