Peter E. Kane Counsel

Peter devotes a significant portion of his practice to mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities matters. He represents public and private companies, including energy, retail and private equity clients, in the structuring, financing, negotiation and consummation of stock and asset acquisitions, distressed asset acquisitions, divestitures and mergers ranging in size from several million dollars to in excess of a billion dollars.

Peter’s practice also includes structured finance matters. He devotes a portion of his practice to structuring, negotiating and documenting asset-securitization transactions involving numerous types of financial assets. These transactions include the public issuance and private placement of term and variable asset-backed securities and the securitization of financial assets through asset-backed commercial paper programs.

He has represented borrowers in secured loan facilities and is frequently asked to advise clients regarding general corporate matters.


Issuer's counsel in public and private offerings of asset-backed securities aggregating more than $25 billion.

Representation of a Fortune 500 company in several structured financings funded by asset-backed commercial paper conduits.

Counsel to a private equity investor in its acquisition of a financial institution in receivership and related interests in that institution's credit card receivables securitization program.

Represented a private equity fund in its purchase of a portfolio of talent agency commission rights from a major Hollywood talent agency.

Represented a large public company utility in connection with its acquisitions of several solar energy generation projects.

  • William & Mary Law School, JD, 1994
  • University of Pennsylvania, BA, magna cum laude, 1991
  • Virginia
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