Syndicated Finance

With more than 75 lawyers practicing in offices across the U.S. and in London, McGuireWoods is recognized as one of the nation’s preeminent law firms in syndicated finance and general corporate lending. Year over year, we are ranked among the top ten U.S. firms in syndicated loans by volume of credit exposure and number of deals by Loan Pricing Corporation’s Law Firm League Tables. For example, in 2015, McGuireWoods ranked first in number of deals with 161 and sixth in overall dollar volume with over $112.8 billion for its representation of lead arrangers and bookrunners in syndicated debt financings in the United States. These rankings demonstrate our commitment to client service and quality counsel, no matter the size or nature of the financing transaction. We regularly represent large, multinational financial institution clients in complex, billion-dollar financings, and are equally prepared to help regional banks, funds and other lending clients handle middle market, mission-critical deals efficiently and cost-effectively.

Our team includes debt finance lawyers in key financial markets and commercial centers, including Charlotte, New York, London, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Chicago and the Washington DC area. Members of our team have successfully represented clients in negotiations with nearly all of the top private equity firms in the United States. We regularly serve as lead counsel to major global financial institutions, lead arrangers, administrative agents, and other borrowers and issuers across the spectrum of credit profiles, including investment grade, leveraged, middle market and troubled credit profiles, and in a full range of structures, including the following:

  • Senior syndicated credit facilities
  • Multicurrency and multinational transactions
  • Leveraged buyouts, dividend recapitalization and acquisition financings
  • Bridge facilities
  • Mezzanine and first lien/second lien financings
  • Letter of credit support facilities
  • Real estate capital markets and real estate syndicated financings
  • Bilateral financings

To further enhance the services we provide clients, we draw on the experience of lawyers throughout the firm to support our work for debt capital clients in areas such as creditors’ rights, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, securities, tax, real estate, litigation, insurance, environmental law and employee benefits.

Our industry-focused syndicated finance teams represent clients in the following sectors:

CONTACTS

Raj Natarajan Partner T: +1 704 343 2330 Email
Robert W. Cramer Partner T: +1 704 343 2015 Email
James T. Hedrick Jr. Partner T: +1 704 373 8965 Email
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RESULTS DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. PRIOR RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR OUTCOME.

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Acquisition, tax equity financing and debt financing

Representation of sponsor in connection with the acquisition, tax equity financing and debt financing of, and hedging arrangements for, a 230 MW wind farm located in Haskell and Knox Counties, Texas.
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Fortune 100 NFL stadium loan

Representation of a Fortune 100 financial institution, as administrative agent, on construction loan for a new NFL stadium.
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Electronic manufacturing company

Representation of an electronic manufacturing company in the restructuring of its equity and senior and mezzanine debt, which included the negotiation of new debt purchase agreements and a debt-for-equity exchange.
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Borrowers and guarantor

Representation of the borrowers and guarantor in connection with a $40 million secured revolving credit facility to finance the trade and distribution of food products.
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Private equity firm

Representation of a private equity firm in connection with providing a mezzanine debt to a event equipment and logistics company. Size of deal: $2,700,000
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Venture fund

Representation of a venture fund in connection with its debt and warrant investment.
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Debt fund

Representation of a debt fund as Administrative Agent in a senior credit facility and co-investment equity to support a healthcare private equity company's acquisition of a dental service organization.
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Fortune 100 NFL League-wide Credit Facility

Representation of Fortune 100 financial institution as administrative agent on $1.5 billion League-wide credit facility.
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New York-based investment partnership

Representation of a New York-based investment partnership in the closing of a $108 million credit facility for their portfolio company.
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Fortune 100 financial services company

Representation of a Fortune 100 financial services company as lead arranger of $320 million of senior credit facilities, including the addition of 5 and 7 year term loan facilities.
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Mezzanine fund

Represented a provider of mezzanine capital in its mezzanine investment in a lab company, which the lab company used to help fund an acquisition.  
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Fortune 100 financial services company

Representation of a Fortune 100 financial services company as Administrative agent in a First Amendment to the Credit Agreement.
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Fortune 100 financial institution

Representation of a Fortune 100 financial institution as lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with a $75 million senior revolving credit facility for a retail on-line foreign exchange broker.
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Company that develops, manages and optimizes ASC businesses

Represented a company that develops, manages and optimizes ambulatory surgery center (ASC) businesses in securing mezzanine debt financing from a mezzanine fund.
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Investment advisor

Representation of an investment advisor obtaining a $2.4 million term loan from The Bank of New York Mellon.
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Financial services division of a Fortune 50 company

Representation of the financial services division of a Fortune 50 company in connection with the $30 million senior secured credit facility provided to one of the fastest growing health information and technology companies.
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Hedge fund

Representation of a hedge fund, as an initial lead lender, in connection with its commitment to provide $250 million of a $1 billion institutional term loan facility to finance the acquisition of a worldwide music publishing business by a joint venture.
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Financial services division of a Fortune 50 company

Representation of the financial services division of a Fortune 50 company in connection with its providing $120 million of senior secured credit facilities to one of the oldest forest products companies in the U.S. as well as its subsidiaries.
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Fortune 100 financial institution

Representation of a Fortune 100 financial institution as lead arranger of $1.7 billion of senior unsecured credit facilities for an engineering, design and construction firm and certain of its subsidiaries.
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Financial services division of a Fortune 50 company

Representation of the financial services division of a Fortune 50 company in connection with an amendment and restatement of $24.6 million senior secured revolving and term loan facilities to a unique bar and restaurant chain.
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Victoria Leigh Archer
Counsel
EQT Plaza
625 Liberty Avenue
23rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3142
Email
T: +1 412 667 7902
F: +1 412 667 7966
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A. Carter Arey A. Carter Arey
Senior Counsel
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146
Email
T: +1 704 343 2241
F: +1 704 444 8818
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Thomas Booms Thomas E. Booms
Associate
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146
Email
T: +1 704 373 8062
F: +1 704 444 8789
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Jennifer Brooks Jennifer K. Brooks
Associate
Wells Fargo Center
South Tower
355 S. Grand Ave., Suite 4200
Los Angeles, CA 90071-3103
Email
T: +1 213 457 9857
F: +1 213 457 9892
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Christian Brose Christian Brose
Partner
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146
Email
T: +1 704 343 2315
F: +1 704 444 8871
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Elizabeth A. Buckley
Counsel
Promenade
1230 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Suite 2100
Atlanta, GA 30309-3534
Email
T: +1 404 443 5744
F: +1 404 443 5795
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Eric L Burk Eric L. Burk
Partner
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146
Email
T: +1 704 373 8969
F: +1 704 444 8826
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Rebecca S Chaffin Rebecca S. Chaffin
Partner
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146
Email
T: +1 704 343 2260
F: +1 704 444 8716
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Anthony C. Cianciotti
Counsel
Promenade
1230 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Suite 2100
Atlanta, GA 30309-3534
Email
T: +1 404 443 5543
F: +1 404 443 5774
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Meadow Clendenin Meadow Clendenin
Partner
2000 McKinney Avenue
Suite 1400
Dallas, TX 75201
Email
T: +1 214 932 6416
F: +1 214 932 6499
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Amanda Colley Amanda M. Colley
Associate
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146
Email
T: +1 704 343 2354
F: +1 704 353 6216
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Robert W Cramer Robert W. Cramer
Partner
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146
Email
T: +1 704 343 2015
F: +1 704 444 8723
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Katie B Cumbus Katie B. Cumbus
Counsel
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146
Email
T: +1 704 343 2208
F: +1 704 805 5020
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Asheesh Das Dr Asheesh Das
Partner
11 Pilgrim Street
London EC4V 6RN
United Kingdom
Email
T: +44 20 7632 1682
F: +44 20 7632 1638
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Nancy Everett Nancy Godinho Everett
Counsel
77 West Wacker Drive
Suite 4100
Chicago, IL 60601-1818
Email
T: +1 312 641 2084
F: +1 312 698 4542
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James W Ewing James W. Ewing
Partner
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146
Email
T: +1 704 343 2340
F: +1 704 444 8848
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Art Gambill Art Gambill
Partner
Promenade
1230 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Suite 2100
Atlanta, GA 30309-3534
Email
T: +1 404 443 5741
F: +1 404 443 5691
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James Gelman James Gelman
Partner
1345 Avenue of the Americas
7th Floor
New York, NY 10105-0106
Email
T: +1 212 548 7023
F: +1 212 548 2174
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Joshua K Green Joshua K. Green
Associate
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146
Email
T: +1 704 343 2155
F: +1 704 353 6154
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Adam J Greene Adam J. Greene
Partner
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146
Email
T: +1 704 373 8996
F: +1 704 444 8894
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Christopher K Greene Christopher K. Greene
Partner
Promenade
1230 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Suite 2100
Atlanta, GA 30309-3534
Email
T: +1 404 443 5721
F: +1 404 443 5692
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James Hans Guterman James Hans Guterman
Counsel
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146
Email
T: +1 704 343 2007
F: +1 704 444 8735
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Kate Hardey Kate Waters Hardey
Partner
1750 Tysons Boulevard
Suite 1800
Tysons, VA 22102-4215
Email
T: +1 703 712 5337
F: +1 703 712 5192
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James T Hedrick Jr. James T. Hedrick Jr.
Partner
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146
Email
T: +1 704 373 8965
F: +1 704 444 8824
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Preston J Hurrell Preston J. Hurrell
Counsel
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146
Email
T: +1 704 343 2328
F: +1 704 353 6146
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Article

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Capital Requirements for Community Banks

The Banking Law Journal
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LIBOR Reform

McGuireWoods' Response to the Publication of the Wheatley Review

September 28, 2012
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