Debt Finance

Overview

Dykema’s Debt Finance practice advise a wide array of public and privately held companies in debt financing matters including:

We have assisted clients in a wide-variety of industries such as agricultural, biotech, communications, direct marketing, energy, health care, information technology, manufacturing, retail, sports, utilities and vacation resorts.

Experience

  • Represented a medical device manufacturer in connection with its $2 billion financing of acquisition.
  • Advised a medical technology company in connection with its syndicated $500 million revolving credit facility with $150 million accordion.
  • Represented livestock reproduction company in $130 million term loan and revolving asset based credit facility.
  • Advised a petroleum company in connection with refinancing of $190 million term loan and revolving credit facility.
  • Represented a marketing services company in connection with refinancing of its $80 million revolving credit facility and $120 million term loan facility.
  • Represented emerging medical device company in connection with $25 million multi-draw term loan facility.
  • Counseled a Canadian subsidiary of global communications company in connection with $30 million real estate financing.
  • Represented a medical technology company in connection with its leveraged acquisition by a consortium of investors and the concurrent reorganization of one of its subsidiaries, which financing including a $2.5 billion senior secured credit facility, $1.75 billion aggregate principal amount of second lien senior secured 144A notes, and $750 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured 144A notes.
  • Represented nonprofit in connection with $15 million tax-exempt and taxable conduit public bond financing for structured parking facility.
  • Counseled an IT solutions provider in connection with its leveraged dividend recapitalization, consisting of a $260 million senior secured term loan facility and a $20 million senior secured revolving loan facility.
  • Advised a regional grocery chain, owned by employee stock ownership trust, in connection with $113 million cash-flow based credit facility.
  • Represented a regional grocery chain in connection with $135 million asset-based credit facility.
  • Counseled an oil and gas exploration company in connection with issuance of $125 million 144A senior secured notes.
  • Advised an oil exploration company in connection with $30 million private placement notes.
  • Advised a regional grocery chain in connection with $25 million senior subordinated private placement notes.
  • Represented a distressed skilled nursing facilities operator in connection with workout of senior secured credit facilities.
  • Advised an electric cooperative in connection multiple facility Indenture, including US Department of Agriculture loans and tax exempt bonds guaranteed by the National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation.
  • Represented an agricultural cooperative in connection with its $26.5 million bridge loan and letter of credit backed conduit bond financing.
  • Advised a county hospital district in connection with its $45 million HUD Section 242 Mortgage Loan.
  • Acted as local counsel to numerous borrowers and local subsidiaries and provided corporate and secured transaction opinions in connection with complex structured debt financings.