Commercial Finance

We have experience representing both lenders and borrowers in areas including:

  • Capital markets and securitized loans
  • Syndicated loans
  • Portfolio loans
  • Asset-based lending
  • Commercial lending
  • Acquisition lending
  • Senior lending
  • Subordinate and mezzanine lending and intercreditor issues
  • Term loans
  • Bridge loans
  • Revolving and equipment loans
  • Unsecured and uncommitted loans
  • Project finance, letters of credit and credit enhancement
  • Specialty finance, including aviation, healthcare, not-for-profit and cross-border transactions
  • Loan purchases and sales
  • Loan modifications, workouts and restructurings

We have handled transactions such as:

  • Representing an institutional lender in connection with revolving credit facilities to a manufacturer of licensed sports memorabilia, secured by assets and receivables in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Representing an institutional lender in extending to a multi-state provider of skilled nursing and hospice services revolving credit facilities secured by Medicare and Medicaid receivables
  • Representing the letter of credit bank in a tax-exempt municipal bond issue, the proceeds of which were used by a fixed-base operator to construct new aircraft hangars at the Gary/Chicago International Airport
  • Representing the wealth management division of an institutional lender with respect to various credit facilities and related hedging transactions secured by real estate, corporate and limited liability company interests and the cash surrender value of life insurance policies
  • Representing a large not-for-profit corporation as the borrower of tax-exempt bond proceeds, as guarantor of various loans, swaps and other obligations of its affiliate agencies and in setting up a program to issue taxable commercial paper