Our sophisticated team of syndicated lending attorneys is experienced in a wide range of complex lending transactions and collaborates seamlessly and efficiently with attorneys from other practice areas, resulting in extraordinary quality of service.
The syndicated lending practice is supported by a deep bench of attorneys with extensive experience in all areas relevant to a given deal including, but not limited to, tax, environmental compliance, ERISA, intellectual property, bankruptcy and litigation. No matter what legal issues arise, our syndicated lending team has the knowledge and resources to help.
Womble Bond Dickinson (US) has a national Corporate and Commercial Finance practice regularly representing:
- Financial Institutions (global, national, regional and community)
- Investment Firms
- Private Equity and other Funds
- Non-Bank/Alternative Lenders
- Governmental Agencies
- Insurance Companies
- Institutional Investors
- Corporate Borrowers
Our syndicated lending practice involves structuring, negotiating and documenting a wide variety of syndicated loan transactions, from club deals with just a few participant lenders to large syndicates and institutional tranches. Our team of attorneys has a clear and broad view of prevailing market practices and terms, with visibility into the various legal challenges of all parties involved given we routinely represent borrowers, lenders and administrative and collateral agents.
- The syndicated loan transactions managed by Womble Bond Dickinson’s team regularly involve multiple jurisdictions and currencies, special purpose vehicles, and may be secured or unsecured, leveraged or investment grade.
Our syndicated lending transactions originate out of a wide variety of industries including, but not limited to, energy/natural resources, transportation, real estate, hospitality, insurance/financial services and healthcare industries.
Our syndicated lending attorneys also routinely represent clients, on the borrower and lender side, in mezzanine and senior debt bilateral transactions, including those related to portfolio company acquisitions and dividend recapitalizations. The depth and breadth of Womble Bond Dickinson’s lending experience affords our attorneys a keen understanding of market standards for provisions such as pricing, covenants, call premiums and subordination and intercreditor terms.
Our practice also includes advising portfolio companies in their ongoing operations post-acquisition, including compliance with their loan documents, dividend recapitalizations, add-on acquisitions and working capital facilities.