Eric L. Burk

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Education
  • West Virginia University College of Law, JD, Order of the Coif, 1997
  • Clemson University, BS, Financial Management, 1991
Admissions
  • North Carolina
Affiliations

Member, Loan Syndications and Trading Association

Member, Business Law Section, American Bar Association

Member, Business Law Section, North Carolina Bar Association

Former Board Member, Junior Achievement of Union County

Eric is a seasoned syndicated finance attorney who concentrates his practice in the corporate lending area, with an additional focus on leveraged finance. He has been described by his banking clients as a “very commercial” attorney and someone who understands the needs of both sides and works to achieve a successful outcome without damaging the relationship between the parties. He has extensive experience representing financial institutions in syndicated credit facilities, including cross-border financings, acquisition financings and first lien and second lien and shared collateral transactions. Eric has in-depth market knowledge of the syndicated loan market across a wide variety of industry sectors, including industrial, consumer and retail, technology and healthcare. He regularly serves as lead counsel to several of the firm’s financial institution clients and is one of the firm’s primary relationship partners for Wells Fargo.

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Eric L Burk
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T: +1 704 373 8969F: +1 704 444 8826201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146

Representation of the lead arranger and administrative agent in $540 million senior secured revolving and term loan credit facilities to a public staffing company for the acquisition of a private company.

Representation of the lead arranger and administrative agent in $325 million senior secured revolving and term loan credit facilities to a U.S. public company in connection with the cross-border acquisition of a Canadian listed company.

Representation of the lead arranger and administrative agent in a $150 million senior secured revolving credit facility to a global industrial manufacturing company in connection with the cross-border acquisition of a UK company.

Representation of the lead arranger and administrative agent in a $250 million first lien and second lien credit facilities to finance the acquisition of a cosmetics company by a top-tier financial sponsor.

Representation of the lead arranger and administrative agent in a $785 million revolving credit facility for an owner and operator of correctional facilities.

Representation of the lead arranger and administrative agent in a $500 million senior secured revolving credit facility for a global provider of membership and leisure services to the vacation industry.

Representation of the lead arranger and administrative agent in a $265 million U.S. and Canadian senior unsecured revolving credit facilities for a chemical manufacturing company.

Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law, Woodward/White, Inc., 2018

Selected for inclusion as a "Leading Lawyer," Commercial Lending: Advice To Lenders, North Carolina, Legal 500 US, 2017

Selected for inclusion in America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Banking and Finance, North Carolina, Chambers USA, 2016-2018