Banking & Finance

The DarrowEverett Banking & Finance Practice is distinguished by its breadth of experience, the number and diversity of its clients, and its close integration with important related practice areas within the firm. As financial markets continue to be volatile and unpredictable, our clients look to DarrowEverett’s Banking & Finance lawyers to help them navigate, structure, document and understand (and in some instances, assist in locating) new and existing channels of credit and financing, all while working through a challenging and continually-changing financial regulatory environment.

We work with financial institutions and lenders, as well as borrowers, lessees and other capital users, to analyze potential risks, structure financings and transactions, and develop both short- and long-term plans for growth and capital needs.

Attorneys in DarrowEverett’s Banking & Finance practice provide high quality and efficient representation to small and large regional and national lending institutions, the lending affiliates of investment banks, private equity firms and insurance companies, foreign banks and borrowers in every industry. Our attorneys represent clients in transactions ranging from simple credit agreements to complex, international, multi‑currency and multi‑jurisdictional financings arrangements, some of which include, without limitation:

  • Asset-based financings and lines of credit
  • Commercial real estate financings
  • Leveraged and investment grade acquisition financings
  • Mezzanine financings
  • Leveraged spin-offs
  • Factoring transactions
  • Project financings
  • Historic and low income tax credit loans
  • Syndicated/participated financings
  • Convertible/preferred equity structured finance
  • Commercial mortgage backed securitization lending
  • Recapitalizations
  • Liability management and workout and restructuring facilities
  • Debtor-in-possession and exit financings
  • Loan assumptions
  • Sale-leaseback financing structures

Beyond structuring and documenting of credit facilities for our clients, DarrowEverett’s Banking & Finance attorneys continue to advise clients in ongoing acquisition and revolving lines of credit and other established loan facilities from inception through maturity.

Our Banking & Finance attorneys understand the global legal landscape, including restructuring best-practices, intercreditor concerns, issues relating to obtaining credit and collateral support, and other matters that make the difference in obtaining syndicated credit or high-yield financing for complex, multi-tiered enterprises and entities. With four (4) offices strategically located throughout New England in the region’s largest cities and markets, coupled with a regional and national client base and network of financial institutions that the firm works with, DarrowEverett’s clients have seamless access to the myriad resources of the firm’s Banking & Finance group and related practices wherever our clients do business.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have committed ourselves to assisting our clients in making well-informed, productive and ultimately successful decisions on all issues that come before them.

We take pride in on our ability to provide each client with the attention to detail and high level of service that their transactions require, while at the same time providing practical and business-oriented advice and solutions.

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