Banking and Finance

DarrowEverett’s Banking & Finance Practice globally represents a wide variety of clients in cutting-edge financing transactions. Our clients range from the nation’s largest corporations to leading investment banks, commercial banks, private equity sponsors, hedge funds, and other financing sources.

We assist each client in structuring transactions, both from a legal perspective and a business aspect, and provide sophisticated advice through experience and a keen understanding of global financial markets. Our Banking & Finance attorneys work seamlessly with our Corporate, Tax, Real Estate, and Employment practices to provide the highest quality advice to our clients in all types of financing transactions.

Our clients include a wide range of institutional lenders, private & hard money lenders, public companies, private companies, private equity clients, and their portfolio companies across a wide range of industries.
Our Banking & Finance team represents our clients in an expansive range of transactions, including but not limited to:

  • Asset-Based Credit Facilities
  • Securitized Financing
  • Syndicated Financing
  • Derivative Products
  • Structured Finance
  • Commercial Real Estate Financing
  • Mezzanine Lending
  • Recapitalizations
  • Preferred Equity Structured Refinance
  • Construction Lending
  • Defeasance
  • Equity & Debt Financing

Recent Matters

Banking and Finance

Represented a Massachusetts-based equity fund in connection with the acquisition and acquisition financing for property located in Connecticut operated as a distribution center for a publicly traded equipment rental company.


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Practice Leader

Joshua A. Berlinsky - President, Senior Partner


Joshua A. Berlinsky, Senior Partner, is DarrowEverett’s President, and Practice Leader for the Firm’s Banking and Finance Practice Group. His practice concentrates on commercial lending, complex real estate, and general business and finance law. Throughout his career, Josh has represented national and regional financial institutions in a variety of corporate transactions and commercial financings throughout the United States, including acquisition financings, syndicated facilities, secured and unsecured lending transactions, and asset-backed loans, among other general corporate...

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    On February 13, 2024, FinCEN issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to deter criminals and foreign adversaries who seek to potentially compromise the U.S. financial system and assets through investment advisors. If passed, the new rule would make investment advisors subject to the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) by expanding the definition of “financial institution”…
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    SEC’s New Rules Give SPACs, Target Companies Much to Consider

    On January 24, 2024, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted new final rules relating to special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”). The new rules affect both initial public offerings (“IPOs”) for SPACs and so-called “de-SPAC” transactions involving target companies who enter into a business combination with SPACs. In summary, the new rules appear…
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    Venture Debt: Down Round Protection Without Triggering Downside Provisions

    There is increasing chatter in the startup and investor space surrounding venture debt. It is not at all surprising that as the availability of ready capital has contracted considerably over the past two years, debt and debt-like items have come to the front of mind. It is tempting to think that it is only venture-backed…
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