Retail

Retail

McGuireWoods regularly represents administrative and collateral agents, lead arrangers and lenders in the documentation, closing and administration of various credit facilities for regional, national and international retailers. We offer services in a wide array of areas, including department, grocery and discount stores, high-end and specialty clothing, home improvements, electronics, restaurants, jewelry, pharmacy, specialty home goods and automobile dealerships.

We have built a deep level of sophistication through a long history of representing privately held as well as publicly traded retailers as borrowers in financing transactions. Our clients include chains with company-owned and franchisee-owned stores, big-box retailers, shopping center anchors, as well as those specializing in catalog and internet sales.

With regard to lenders and borrowers in the retail industry, we have handled syndicated revolving and term facilities with letter of credit subfacilities (investment grade as well as secured, asset-based), cross-border facilities, receivables securitizations, synthetic leases, sale-leasebacks, private placements, restructurings and bankruptcies, among others.