Subordinated Financing

John Ventola, Kevin Simard, Lyman Bullard, Jim Kane, Andy Hickey
Pete Palladino, Doug Gooding

Blue Chip Clients    

Bank of America
Brown Brothers Harriman
Falcon Mezzanine Partners
G.A. Capital
Gordon Brothers   
John Hancock
JPMorgan Chase
Liberty Mutual
MassMutual (Babson)
NewStar Financial
PNC Bank   
RBS Citizens, NA
Sovereign Bank
TD Bank
The Hartford
Webster Bank
Wells Fargo

Preeminent Private Equity Clients

Represented preeminent private equity firms in acquisitions and financings, including:

Altaris Capital Partners
Avista Capital
BV Investment Partners
Heritage Partners   
Intervale Capital
Mainsail Partners
Polaris Ventures
Riverside Partners   
Summit Partners
Spectrum Equity
Symmetric Capital
Windjammer Capital



"clients appreciate the superlative client service provided by the group, and are confident in both the team's bench strength and its proficiency as a one-stop shop"

Chambers USA

Leader in Sophisticated Financial Transactions    

Represent leading financial institutions, institutional investors, borrowers and issuers in full range of financings, including senior syndicated, second lien, mezzanine/subordinated, club and single-lender facilities, and debtor-in-possession.

Transaction Powerhouse    

Commitments in excess of $20 billion.

Complex Transactions    

Highly experienced in complex finance and restructuring transactions, including:

  • $1 billion Major League Baseball league-wide credit facility.
  • $340 million senior secured credit facility for catalog and online sporting goods retailer.
  • $165 million Florida Marlins ballpark construction financing.
  • $300 million senior secured revolving credit facility for national auto parts chain.
  • $55 million debtor-in-possession term loan credit facility to Borders book store chain.
  • $100 million senior secured credit facility for global piano manufacturer.


Financial transactions across US and in 27 foreign countries.  

Bench Strength    

Over 25 lawyers representing major financial institutions in complex deals.  Lawyers throughout practice areas consistently receive national recognition for excellence.


National banks and other lending institutions; insurance companies; mezzanine funds; alternative investors; securitization, retail, project and acquisition financings; private equity funds; and borrowers/issuers. 

Experts in wide range of industry financings including in energy, healthcare, media, retail, sports and technology.  Nationally recognized as one of the leading practices of its kind by US News & World Report.

Bankruptcy & Restructuring Expertise    

Restructuring and bankruptcy expertise in and out of court representing all classes of creditors and equity holders as well as distressed companies and boards of directors.

Leading US Law Firm    

One of nation’s leading law firms for over a century.


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