Best & Flanagan


Business Law: Debt Financing

Best & Flanagan lawyers are called upon to guide a variety of clients through debt finance transactions. We represent lenders, borrowers, issuers, private equity investors and underwriters involved in public and private financings, from initial deal structuring, negotiation and documentation through closing. We advise on such transactions as:

  •  Asset based lending
  • Investment grade and leveraged syndicated credits
  • Acquisition finance
  • Dividend and other recapitalizations
  • REIT finance
  • Credit support financing
  • High-yield bonds
  • Bridge financings
  • Restructurings and workouts
  • Mezzanine financing
  • Second lien financing

 We understand and anticipate the commercial goals and objectives of our clients, which often vary from transaction to transaction. We have broad experience in representing issuers and underwriters spanning many different industries, a sampling of which includes gaming, telecommunications, waste management, healthcare, biotech, energy, entertainment and engineering, among many others.

 We are highly skilled in the negotiation of covenant, subordination, inter-creditor and lien matters for both unsecured and secured debt. Our experience includes restructurings, refinancing and debt security modification. Additionally, we participate in complex project financings involving the issuance of high-yield notes. We also close transactions involving investment grade notes offerings.