As a partner in the firm's Debt Finance department, Brian Coughlan regularly serves as a transactional advisor to major financial institutions, hedge funds and finance companies in complex commercial financings, including syndicated and single-bank lending transactions (secured and unsecured), credit enhancement transactions and structured finance transactions. He also leads domestic and cross-border financings, particular those transactions which include foreign collateral to support domestic credit facilities.
Brian represents clients across a wide range of industries, including real estate, environmental services and clients specializing in “off-the-run” or esoteric assets. He also advises FinTech clients regarding financing structures.
Brian’s broad experience extends to representing financial institutions in credit restructurings, advising hedge funds in general corporate matters, and serving as a day-to-day business advisor to portfolio companies. In addition, he has represented microlenders in connection with loans to small businesses.
Representation of a finance company in connection with a $75 million structured credit facility to auto finance company.
Representation of a finance company in connection with a $18 million structured credit facility to commercial finance company.
Representation of a bank in connection with $210 million and €30 million cross-border credit facility to international agricultural producer.
Representation of a hedge fund lender in connection with $73 million cross-border credit facility to online retailer.
Representation of a hedge fund lender in connection with $28.5 million construction financing facility to biotechnology company.
Representation of a bank in connection with $50 million acquisition financing to sponsor portfolio company used to effectuate purchase of internet search engine.
Representation of an administrative agent in connection with $62 million credit facility to coal company.