Industries & Practices
Banking & Financial Services
LIHTC project involving historic tax credits
Represented a national bank in connection with a construction loan for a nine-percent low-income housing tax credit transaction for an affordable housing project located in Dayton, Ohio. The project involved historic tax credits, a port authority lease structure, a complicated condominium structure, tax credit equity and additional governmental financing.
Port Authority bond transaction for a LIHTC project
Represented a national bank in connection with financing a low-income housing tax credit project in Ohio utilizing a port authority bond structure, together with an OHFA HDL loan and conventional permanent loan.
Student Housing Portfolio Refinancing
Represented multiple banks in connection with the refinance of a 225 property student housing portfolio within a 60-day timeframe
$120 million mixed-use development project
Successfully led the closing of a mixed-use public-private development project in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Served multiple roles in the project’s financing, including as bond counsel to the developer, commercial loan bank representative and legal counsel for PACE financing.
$225 million revolving loan transaction
Represented the lead lender in a $225 million revolving loan transaction to enable the sponsor to leverage ownership in publically traded securities and support additional acquisitions and investments for the sponsor.
$15 million subscription line of credit
Assisted a client as lender’s counsel for a $15 million subscription line of credit for a private equity fund used to leverage the capital contributions of the fund's limited partners.
Acquisition of multiple restaurant franchise locations
Represented a bank in $25 million financing of the acquisition of 16 restaurant franchise locations by a new franchisee.
Restructuring of a mezzanine loan
Represented a private investment company in restructuring an $18 million mezzanine loan to a troubled distribution company.
Construction loan for a mixed-use development project
Represented a borrower in an office construction loan for a flagship office building in a new mixed-use development project.
Construction finance for a new multi-family housing project
Represented a client as the borrower in a syndicated construction loan transaction for construction of a new multi-family housing and mixed-use development project.
Project financing and business acquisition
Represented a client in the $15 million acquisition of manufacturing business and related capital-raise issues and project financing. In addition to acquisition matters, representation included formation of joint venture and private placement, negotiation of entity documents, and counsel on project financing with senior lender.
Financing for the renovation of hotel properties
Represented administrative agent in $30 million financing the construction and renovation of private equity sponsored hotels in St. Louis, MO. The transaction involved complicated co-lender negotiations as well as negotiations with a leveraged equity lender.