Jeffrey K. Browning

Partner

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Education
  • University of California Hastings College of the Law, JD, 2000
  • San Diego State University, MBA, Beta Gamma Sigma, 1990
  • University of Colorado Boulder, BA, 1988
Admissions
  • California

Jeff Browning, a partner in the firm’s Debt Finance Department, represents banks and other financial institutions in documenting and structuring complex secured and unsecured commercial lending transactions, including bilateral, club and syndicated lending transactions and transactions involving complex intercreditor issues. He helps lenders with workouts, restructurings, public mortgage securitizations and Rule 144A lease securitizations.

Jeff represents clients across a variety of industries, including agriculture, healthcare, real estate, higher education and nonprofit institutions.

Before attending law school, Jeff was a vice president at a large national bank, where he worked primarily in the residential mortgage group, acting as business development manager for its mortgage servicing division, mortgage trader for its secondary marketing division and financial consultant.

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T: +1 415 844 1957F: +1 415 844 1933Two Embarcadero Center
Suite 1300
San Francisco, CA 94111-3821
Agribusiness

Representation of agent and lead lender in $260 million secured revolving facility to tomato processor, canner and distributor of tomato products.

Representation of agent and lead lender in $125 million secured revolving facility to tomato processor, canner and distributor of tomato products.

Representation of lender in $30 million secured revolving facility to processor, packer and distributor of almond products.

Representation of lender in $61 million revolving credit facility to an integrated poultry grower, processor and distributor.

Representation of lender in $103 million secured revolving and term credit facilities for international grain and feed by-products distributor.

General

Counsel to agent in connection with $200 million syndicated, secured credit facilities to a waste collection company, which credit facilities include sub-facilities for letters of credit to support tax-exempt bonds and the direct purchase of tax-exempt bonds.

Counsel to letter of credit issuer in connection with the issuance of $21 million secured letter of credit issued to support taxable bonds issued in connection with the acquisition of a commercial real estate property.

Letter of credit counsel to letter of credit issuer in connection with the issuance of $31 million letter of credit issued under a syndicated, secured credit agreement, which letter of credit was issued to support tax-exempt bonds issued to facilitate the financing of a cogeneration facility.

Counsel to lender in connection with re-documentation related to $30 million aggregate secured credit facilities to wine production company related to organizational reorganization.

Counsel to lender in connection with $70 million secured term loan to diversified company to finance equity buyout of joint venture partner in real estate development project.

Healthcare Institutions

Counsel to lender in connection with $75 million master trust indenture secured revolving line of credit to a hospital system.

Counsel to purchaser in connection with master trust indenture secured direct purchase of $65 million of tax-exempt bonds issued for the benefit of a hospital system.

Counsel to purchaser in connection with master trust indenture secured direct purchase of $42 million of tax-exempt bonds issued for the benefit of a continuing care retirement community.

Counsel to lender in connection with $100 million master trust indenture secured, term loan to a hospital system.

Counsel to letter of credit issuers in connection with issuance of master trust indenture secured letters of credit in an aggregate stated amount of approximately $100 million issued to support tax-exempt bonds issued for the benefit of a hospital system.

Higher Education and Other Nonprofit Institutions

Counsel to lender in connection with $300 million unsecured liquidity facility to support variable rate debt of a large public university.

Counsel to bank purchaser in connection with unsecured direct purchase of $13 million of tax-exempt bonds issued for the benefit of a private not-for-profit university.

Counsel to bank in connection with secured standby bond purchase agreement to support $29 million of tax-exempt bonds issued for the benefit of a private not-for-profit university.

Counsel to lender in connection with $50 million unsecured revolving line of credit to a large private not-for-profit university.

Counsel to bank purchaser in connection with secured direct purchase of $10 million of tax-exempt bonds issued for the benefit of a not-for-profit social organization.

Counsel to lender in connection with $11 million unsecured term loan to a private for-profit university.