Peter C. Butcher Partner

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Peter C. Butcher primarily helps structure and negotiate debt financing transactions for both financial institutions and borrowers.

Peter’s work includes secured transactions, acquisition and merger financing, leveraged finance, asset based financing, real estate financing and project finance, including large secured and unsecured, multiple lender and multi-currency credit facilities. He has also handled workouts and restructurings of troubled credits and negotiated intercreditor arrangements. He has experience in international banking, offshore finance, trade finance, repurchase and discounting agreements, Export-Import Bank insured and guaranteed credits, loan portfolio sales and bank regulatory matters, having represented commodity, manufacturing, retail, distribution, real estate, mining, energy, telecommunications, health care and high-tech companies.

Peter has presented seminars on secured transactions related to Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Peter has been invited to lecture at the Katz School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh on a variety of topics, including Contract Law and Secured Transactions.


  • $3 billion borrower representation revolving credit facility for energy commodity trader.
  • $300 million borrower representation cross-border revolving credit facility for energy commodity trader.
  • $1.4 billion agent representation revolving credit facility for aerospace supply manufacturer.
  • $400 million agent representation in revolving credit facility for homebuilder.
  • $200 million agent representation in revolving credit for newspaper publisher.
  • $200 million agent representation in subscription line revolving credit for real estate investment company.
  • $150 million agent representation for ESOP revolving credit facility for trucking company.
  • $200 million agent representation acquisition and revolving facility for private equity sponsored retail fixture manufacturer.
  • $600 million borrower representation in multiple bi-lateral credit facilities with complex intercreditor arrangements.