Kilpatrick Townsend’s Commercial Finance Team brings extensive experience in representing banks and other commercial lenders and borrowers (public and non-public, domestic and international companies) in complex commercial financing transactions, debt restructurings and work-outs. Our practice spans a broad range of industries — including agriculture, business services, energy, food and beverage, gaming, healthcare, manufacturing, media and telecommunications, mining, real estate, retail, and transportation — giving us a thorough knowledge and understanding of our clients’ businesses and industries. Our experience includes asset-based lending, syndicated lending, mezzanine lending, first lien/second lien financings, real estate lending, SBIC financings, dividend recapitalization financings, equipment leasing, letters of credit, asset securitizations, acquisition financings, bridge loan facilities, and note purchase transactions. Moreover, we regularly work with our Native American Affairs Practice Group in representing tribes in financing transactions, including gaming facilities and tax-exempt financings.

Additionally, our Corporate Team members have vast experience handling public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, including representing companies and investment banking firms in initial and follow-on public offerings of equity and debt and in Rule 144A and traditional private placement transactions.

Commercial Finance

Experience Highlights

Over $200 million syndicated senior-secured revolving and term loan credit facilities to a sports and entertainment food concession operator
Represented a lead agent and lead arranger in connection with over $200 million syndicated senior-secured revolving and term loan credit facilities more
$375 million syndicated multicurrency revolving credit facility provided to a publicly-held contract staffing firm
Represented a lead agent and lead arranger in connection with $375 million syndicated multicurrency revolving credit facility provided to a more
$1.55 billion corporate bond offering for Reynolds American Inc.
Represented Reynolds American Inc., holding company for tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and American Snuff Company, LLC, in its more
Securities, M&A and Tax for James River Coal Co.
Represented James River Coal, an Appalachian coal mining company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, in its efforts to raise capital for improving more

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