Corporate Finance

Focused on the middle market, our Corporate Finance Group represents banks and other financial institutions, borrowers and private equity sponsors on all aspects of acquisition and leveraged financing transactions—from deal structuring and commitment stage to closing—and is recognized by Chambers USA as among the best in the category of Banking & Finance in Colorado. 

The Corporate Finance Group collaborates with the firm’s mergers and acquisitions, tax, real estate and corporate restructuring attorneys, delivering finance solutions that speak to the comprehensive needs of your business. Whether borrowing, lending or restructuring, our extensive market experience and multidisciplinary approach ensures we successfully close your deals.

Our integrated team includes professionals in tax, benefits, employment and labor; environmental, intellectual property, real estate and regulatory law who are on top of recent market development, market terms and market conventions for loans. They work with a wide variety of clients, including syndicated bank groups, financial sponsors, mezzanine lenders, asset-based lenders, cash flow lenders, and public and private companies.

Recognition

Chambers USA, 2020

Colorado: Banking & Finance

What the team is known for: Leading finance practice with considerable expertise in advising regional and national banks and other financial institutions on lending and restructuring mandates, including cross-border financing deals. Also enjoys a solid reputation for its borrower-side work, which includes acting on behalf of corporate clients and private equity firms. Notably active in the energy and natural resources, hospitality and real estate sectors.

Strengths: One client enthuses: "The team is very professional, extremely knowledgeable and very responsive. The lawyers know their stuff and this makes me comfortable knowing a loan is being documented correctly."

"Its lawyers are exceptionally adept at weaving through regulations or agency-level approval processes," report fellow practitioners.

A source states: "I believe the team is the best in Denver when it comes to more complex banking and finance transactions. It has deep experience with larger transactions and working for or against larger firms and are very business-focused."

Representative Matters
  • Represented Sunflower Bank, N.A. in a secured credit facility for Miracle Brands, LLC, a producer of residential and commercial sanitizing wipes and sprays.

  • Represented Sunflower Bank, N.A. in a secured credit facility for Pacific Topsoils, Inc., one of the largest suppliers of manufactured, screened and mixed topsoils and landscape construction materials in the state of Washington.

  • Counsel to Greenline Ventures in a secured credit facility for Kapteyn-Murnane Laboratories, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of unique high technology laser products.

  • Counsel to KeyBank National Association in a secured credit facility for Arclight Dynamics, LLC, a leading designer and manufacturer of CNC plasma tables and portable plasma cutters.

  • Counsel to KeyBank National Association in a secured credit facility for Arclight Dynamics, LLC, a leading designer and manufacturer of CNC plasma tables and portable plasma cutters.

  • Counsel to Parkside Financial Bank & Trust in a secured credit facility for Global Contract Services LLC, a pavement and surface technologies company utilizing unique Skidabrader machines.

  • Counsel to KeyBank in an upsize term loan and revolving credit facility for PLM Asphalt & Concrete, LLC, an asphalt and concrete contractor.

  • Counsel to Greenline Ventures in a term loan for Spasov Estate LLC in its acquisition of certain real estate to facilitate continued growth of its transportation companies.

  • Counsel to Encore Consumer Capital in its investment in Tourtellot & Co., a specialty distributor of high-quality fresh produce to grocery chains and independent retailers across the Northeastern United States.

  • Counsel to Sunflower Bank, N.A. in a secured credit facility for Saratoga Investments, a lumber mill operating in Saratoga, WY.

  • Counsel to Bank Midwest, a Division of NBH Bank, in a secured credit facility for Midwest Growth Partners II, LP, an investment fund providing capital in the agribusiness sector.

  • Counsel to Bank Midwest, a Division of NBH Bank, in a secured credit facility for Midwest Growth Partners II, LP, an investment fund providing capital in the agribusiness sector.

  • Counsel to Greenline Community Growth Fund LLC in a secured credit facility for New Mile Transport, LLC, a commercial trucking company.

  • Counsel to Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in a revolving and term credit facility for S&S Fuels.

  • Counsel to Double Helix Optics, a precision 3D nano-scale imaging start-up out of Boulder, Colorado, in its Series A financing and corporate reorganization.

  • Counsel to Sunflower Bank, N.A. in a secured credit facility for Stadco, a California manufacturing firm operating in the domestic and international aerospace, defense, high-tech research and commercial sectors.

  • Nevada counsel to Scientific Games in its reincorporation from Delaware to Nevada, and ongoing corporate governance matters with post-reincorporation notes issuances and credit facility amendments.

  • Counsel to Greenline Ventures in a term loan for Lightning Hybrids, an innovative automotive research and manufacturing company focusing on electric-hybrid vehicle products and analytics.

  • Nevada counsel to Deltatre in its acquisition by merger of Massive Interactive, Inc. and related financing transaction.

  • Nevada corporate counsel in the development, structuring, financing and licensing of The Drew Hotel & Casino (formerly Fontainebleau).

  • Nevada corporate counsel in the development, structuring, financing and licensing of The Drew Hotel & Casino (formerly Fontainebleau).

  • Counsel to ART Capital LLC in its acquisition and financing of Outdoor Dimensions, LLC, a full-service provider of signage and outdoor marketing solutions based in Southern California.

  • Counsel to ART Capital LLC in its acquisition and financing of Andersen Commercial Plumbing, LLC, a commercial plumbing business in Southern California.

  • Counsel to ART Capital LLC in its acquisition and financing of Andersen Commercial Plumbing, LLC, a commercial plumbing business in Southern California.

  • Counsel to NBH Bank in a revolving line of credit for Advantage Capital Partners.

  • Counsel to Wynn Resorts in a $750 million bridge financing as well as a joint venture between affiliates of Wynn Resorts and Crown Acquisitions in structuring and financing a retail project at Wynn Las Vegas.

  • Counsel to Wynn Resorts in a $750 million bridge financing as well as a joint venture between affiliates of Wynn Resorts and Crown Acquisitions in structuring and financing a retail project at Wynn Las Vegas.

  • Counsel to Bow River Capital Partners in its acquisition of and acquisition financing for Control Technology & Solutions L.L.C., a leading energy retrofit company based in St. Louis, Missouri.

  • Counsel to Bow River Capital Partners in its acquisition of and acquisition financing for Control Technology & Solutions L.L.C., a leading energy retrofit company based in St. Louis, Missouri.

  • Counsel to Guaranty Bank and Trust Company in providing a term loan and revolving credit facility for Mountain Secure Systems, a provider of ruggedized electronic solutions, and a portfolio company of Cache Creek Industries.

  • Counsel to Guaranty Bank and Trust Company in providing a term loan and revolving credit facility for Mountain Secure Systems, a provider of ruggedized electronic solutions, and a portfolio company of Cache Creek Industries.

  • Counsel to Freeport LNG in a $2.4 billion holding company financing from a total of 14 participant banks. The loan was supported by dividends from Trains 1, 2 and 3 of the Freeport LNG project and the proceeds of which were used to pay down the existing bank debt for Train 3.

  • Counsel to Freeport LNG in a $2.4 billion holding company financing from a total of 14 participant banks. The loan was supported by dividends from Trains 1, 2 and 3 of the Freeport LNG project and the proceeds of which were used to pay down the existing bank debt for Train 3.

  • Counsel to U.S. Bank as the lead lender in a $100 million syndicated credit facility for Noodles & Company, a fast-casual restaurant chain.

  • Counsel to CIBC in a revolving credit facility for ERCO, LLC.

  • Counsel to CIBC in a revolving credit facility for AutoSource Holdings Inc., the parent holding company of AutoSource, the nation’s largest branded title vehicle dealer, and a portfolio company of ONCAP Management Partners.

  • Counsel to Guaranty Bank and Trust Company in term loans and a revolving credit facility for SSP Innovations, LLC, to provide acquisition financing for its purchase of Wind Lake Solutions, Inc.

  • Counsel to Vigeo Investments, LLC in its acquisition of and acquisition financing for Energy Hydraulics.

  • Counsel to Greenline Ventures in a term loan for Integra Steel Truss, Inc., an industry leader in total cold-formed steel truss solutions.

  • Counsel to CoBiz Structured Finance in a term loan and revolving credit facility for Cutting Edge Landscape Company, a portfolio company of Tregaron Capital.

  • Counsel to Full House Resorts, Inc. in the issuance of $100 million in senior secured notes, proceeds of which were used to pay in full existing first-lien and second-lien credit facilities.

  • Counsel to KeyBank in an upsize term loan and revolving credit facility for RailPros, Inc. and its subsidiaries, a leading provider of transportation consulting services, specializing in rail engineering, design and management, in connection with an add-on acquisition.

  • Nevada counsel to SciPlay Corporation in connection with the creation of the public company in Nevada, the initial public offering and related financing.

  • Counsel to Guaranty Bank and Trust in a term loan and revolving credit facility for Mountain Temp Services, LLC, a portfolio company of Sopris Capital Associates.

  • Counsel to Greenline Ventures in a term loan for Rocky Mountain Instrument Co. Rocky Mountain Instrument Co. is a leading manufacturer of precision optics, coatings, and optical assemblies.

  • Counsel to Guaranty Bank and Trust Company in a bridge loan credit facility for the Bow River 2017 Control Buyout Fund, the fifth investment fund of Bow River Capital Partners.

  • Counsel to NRT Technology Corp. in a revolving credit facility from Fifth Third Bank.

  • Counsel to Greenline Ventures in a term loan to Discover Books, an online retailer of used and recycled books.

  • Counsel to Clarion Capital Partners, LLC in its acquisition of and acquisition financing for AML RightSource, LLC, a Gabriel Partners company.

  • Counsel to Greenline Ventures in providing acquisition financing to GB MFG LLC in connection with its acquisition of Grand Basket Co., Inc.

  • Counsel to Greenline Ventures in a term loan for Old Dominion Peanut Corporation, a subsidiary of Hammond’s Candies and a portfolio company of Cambridge Information Group.

  • Counsel to KSL Capital Partners in its acquisition of and acquisition financing for Courtyard Kauai Coconut Beach.

  • Counsel to Multispecialty Physician Partners, LLC in a revolving credit facility from JPMorgan Chase Bank.

  • Nevada corporate counsel to Dole Food Company in various financing matters, including a $840 million term loan credit facility, a $175 million revolving credit facility and a $350 million senior secured notes offering.

  • Counsel to Subsea Global Solutions, a global leader in underwater ship maintenance, repair, and marine construction, and a portfolio company of Lariat Partners, in the acquisition of, and acquisition financing for, All-Sea Underwater Solutions.

  • Counsel to True West Capital Partners in providing acquisition financing to Gauge Capital in connection with its acquisition of International Designs Corporation, an add-on acquisition to Beauty Industry Group.

  • Counsel to Guaranty Bank and Trust in a term loan and revolving credit facility for IRI Consultants and OD Management Strategies, each a leading human resources business consulting company and portfolio company of Bow River Capital.

  • Represented KeyBank National Association in term loan and revolving credit facility for the acquisition by RailPros Holdings, LLC of RailPros, Inc., RailPros Field Services Inc., and Railpros Inspection Services, LLC.

  • Represented KeyBank National Association in term loan and revolving credit facility for the acquisition by RailPros Holdings, LLC of RailPros, Inc., RailPros Field Services Inc., and Railpros Inspection Services, LLC.

  • Represented KeyBank in providing financing to an existing portfolio company for an add-on acquisition.

  • Nevada counsel to Las Vegas Stadium Authority, the entity responsible for the ownership and oversight of the Raiders NFL stadium project, including corporate governance matters.

  • Represented Clarion Capital Partners, LLC in its acquisition of and acquisition financing for Madison Logic, Inc.

  • Represented Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows in a refinancing of a term loan and revolving credit facility from Wells Fargo Bank. Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is a premier ski resort and a portfolio company of KSL Capital Partners.

  • Nevada counsel to Red Rock Resorts and its subsidiary, Station Casinos, in numerous complex transactions, including the acquisition of the Palms Resort & Casino, credit facilities and notes offerings, and an internal reorganization.

  • Counsel to Guaranty Bank and Trust in a term loan and revolving credit facility for SpeedPro Imaging, a leading large format custom graphic printing company in the United States and Canada and a portfolio company of Fairfield-Maxwell.

  • Represented Vectra Bank in the negotiation of a revolving line of credit for ADA Carbon Solutions (Red River), LLC.

  • Represented Vectra Bank in the negotiation of a revolving line of credit for ADA Carbon Solutions (Red River), LLC.

  • Counsel to Real Goods Solar in a $2.8M public offering of units, each unit consisting of one share of Series A 12.5% Mandatorily Convertible Preferred Stock, and one Series H Warrant to purchase approximately 181.8181 shares of Class A common stock.

  • Represented The Bay Club Company in securing term and revolving credit facilities. Proceeds were used to repay existing credit facilities and will be used for future acquisitions, capital expenditures and working capital.

  • Represented The Bay Club Company in securing term and revolving credit facilities. Proceeds were used to repay existing credit facilities and will be used for future acquisitions, capital expenditures and working capital.

  • Represented KeyBank in a term loan and revolving credit facility for Genesee A&B, LLC, a leading manufacturer of custom and precision metal components for the automotive industry.

  • Represented KeyBank in a term loan and revolving credit facility for Genesee A&B, LLC, a leading manufacturer of custom and precision metal components for the automotive industry.

  • Represented First National Denver in a bridge loan credit facility for a real estate fund of Bow River Capital Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm focused on the lower middle market.

  • Represented First National Denver in a bridge loan credit facility for a real estate fund of Bow River Capital Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm focused on the lower middle market.

  • Represented Grand Targhee Resort, LLC in obtaining equipment financing from Landmark Financial for the construction of a new chairlift.

  • Represented Grand Targhee Resort, LLC in obtaining a credit facility from United Bankers’ Bank.

  • Counsel to The Bay Club Company, a California-based active lifestyle corporation, in acquiring The Golf Club at Boulder Ridge in San Jose, CA.

  • Counsel to The Bay Club Company, a California-based active lifestyle corporation, in acquiring Fairbanks Ranch Country Club in San Diego, CA.

  • Counsel to The Bay Club Company, a California-based active lifestyle corporation, in acquiring The Golf Club at Boulder Ridge in San Jose, CA.

  • Represented Endeavour Structured Equity and Mezzanine in providing acquisition financing to Gauge Capital in connection with its acquisition of Beauty Industry Group.

  • Represented SC Venture Acquisition LLC, the manager of PA-SC Venture I LLC, in acquiring a majority/controlling interest in PA-SC West Palm Beach Project LLC, a distribution facility subject to a triple net lease, which is one of many add-on acquisitions for portfolio companies with similar purpose, by SC Venture Acquisition LLC.

  • Counsel to SC Venture Acquisition LLC, the manager of PA-SC Venture I LLC, in acquiring a majority/controlling interest in PA-SC West Palm Beach Project LLC, a distribution facility subject to a triple net lease, which is one of many add-on acquisitions for portfolio companies with similar purpose, by SC Venture Acquisition LLC.

  • Represented SC Venture Acquisition LLC, the manager of PA-SC Venture I LLC, in acquiring a majority/controlling interest in PA-SC Boulder Project LLC, a distribution facility subject to a triple net lease, which is one of many add-on acquisitions for portfolio companies with similar purpose, by SC Venture Acquisition LLC.

  • Represented Full House Resorts, Inc. in connection with the amendment and restatement of its First Lien Credit Facility and a $30,000,000 upsize, amendment and restatement of its Second Lien Credit Facility in connection with the acquisition by Full House of all of the assets associated with Bronco Billy’s Casino.

  • Represented Thundershirt, LLC in a term loan and revolving credit facility from Comerica Bank. Thundershirt is a leading provider of calming products for household pets and a portfolio company of Encore Consumer Capital

  • Represented KeyBank National association in a term loan and revolving credit facility for the acquisition by Building Industry Partners, as Sponsor, of an interest in Split-Rail Fence Company, LLC, a company engaged in the business of distributing and installing permanent fencing products.

  • Represented KeyBank National association in a term loan and revolving credit facility for the acquisition by Building Industry Partners, as Sponsor, of an interest in Split-Rail Fence Company, LLC, a company engaged in the business of distributing and installing permanent fencing products.

  • Represented The PrivateBank and Trust Company in a term loan and revolving credit facility for Spectralink Corporation, a leading provider of mobile communication solutions in the United States and abroad and a portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners, Inc.

  • Counsel to KSE Radio Ventures, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, in its acquisition of Denver broadcast radio station KRWZ from Entercom Communications Corp.

  • Represented NBH Bank in a revolving credit facility for Cosmetic Design Group, LLC, a custom supplier of color cosmetics and beauty products.

  • Represented KeyBank National Association in a term loan and revolving credit facility for the acquisition of Capco, LLC, a manufacturer of machine gun mounting systems, small arms and ordinance components, electronic assemblies and electro-explosive devices.

  • Represented KeyBank National Association in a term loan and revolving credit facility for the leveraged refinancing of existing debt of the borrowers.

  • Represented Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc., a leading developer and operator of clean energy projects, in the financing of two utility-scale energy storage facilities (39.6 MW) in the greater Chicago area.

  • Represented Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, as lender to HCC Acquisition, LLC, a portfolio company of Copley Equity Partners.

  • Represented Yardi Systems Inc., a leading provider of real estate investment and property management investment software, as borrower.

  • Represented BCOM Investment Partners, LLC in its equity private placement and secured note financing to finance a for-profit medical school.

  • Represented Encore Consumer Capital in its financing of the acquisition of Fantasy Cookie Corporation, a leading private label and contract manufacturer of premium, innovative cookie products.

  • Represented Guaranty Bank & Trust as lender to Flamingo Island Flea Market, a portfolio company of MBH Enterprises.

  • Represented KeyBank National Association in a term and revolving credit facility for Horizon Ag-Products.

  • Represented Freeport LNG Investments, LLLP in connection with a loan in excess of $1 billion from IFM Global Infrastructure Fund and Highbridge Principal Strategies, secured by Freeport LNG Investments, LLLP's direct and indirect interests in Freeport LNG Development, L.P., an LNG import/export facility in Freeport, Texas.

  • Served as Nevada counsel to Quantum Utility Generation, LLC in connection with its purchase of general partnerships that together own an approximately 85 megawatt cogeneration facility located in Clark County, Nevada.

  • Brownstein acted as outside general counsel for Freeport LNG Development, L.P. (Freeport LNG) and its subsidiaries in the funding of a multi-train natural gas liquefaction and export facility being constructed at Freeport LNG’s existing LNG regasification facility at Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas ("the Freeport Facility"). The funding took the form of a separate debt facility and joint venture for each of Train 1 and Train 2 of the Freeport Facility. The total committed debt and equity (including for contingencies and cost overruns) is in excess of US$11 billion. The financing was the largest fully non-recourse construction project financing in history.

  • Counsel to Clayton Health Systems, Inc. in connection with refinancing of debt with New Mexico Finance Authority as lender, with Union County, New Mexico with respect to Union County General Hospital and continued representation of Union County General Hospital, including providing corporate enforceability opinion and 501c3 opinion.

  • Represented KeyBank National Association in a term and revolving credit facility for Applejack Wine & Spirts liquor store.

  • Represented Guaranty Bank & Trust as lender to Icon Lasik, a leading surgical eye care provider in the western United States.

  • Counsel to Hyde Park, Inc. and its subsidiaries as borrowers in connection with a revolving credit facility with Wells Fargo Bank and a term loan facility with GB Credit Partners, LLC.

  • Served as Nevada counsel to Envision Healthcare Corporation and its Nevada subsidiary guarantors and issued a legal opinion in connection with the sale and issuance by Envision Healthcare Corporation of an aggregate of $750,000,000 principal amount of 5.125% Senior Notes due 2022.

  • Represented Apollo Investment Corporation in the negotiation and documentation of a 2nd Lien Loan Agreement and Intercreditor Agreement.

  • Counsel to Renal Ventures Management, LLC in a refinance of a econd amendment to credit agreement and amendment to guaranty agreements with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. as administrative agent and issuing bank J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as sole lead arranger and sole book runner increasing aggregate commitment to $80 million.

  • Represented one of the larger solar energy installers in the residential and commercial sectors in the U.S. in its successful completion of a $9,000,000 PIPE Investment.

  • Represented an affiliate of Lion Equity Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm, in its acquisition of the international mail services division of Pitney Bowes, a leading provider of customer communication technologies.

  • Represented Victory Park Capital, a Chicago-based investment firm focused on providing direct financing to small and middle market companies across a variety of industries, in the amendment and restatement of financing agreements among certain of Victory Park's funds and each of Cranston LLC and SATV10 LLC, and the related issuance of senior secured notes and senior subordinated notes of each of Cranston LLC and SATV10 LLC.

  • Represented Agra Holdings LP in its second amended and restated loan agreement with Rabobank.

  • Represented Western Athletic Clubs in its financing of a Term Loan from Ventas Healthcare Properties, Inc.

  • Counsel to Alliant Energy in obtaining a $60 million term loan from JPMorgan Chase Bank as lender for its subsidiary, Franklin County Holdings LLC to finance Franklin County Wind Farm.

  • Represented Victory Park Capital in its follow-on investment in Silver Airways.

  • Nevada Counsel to AutoZone, Inc. in connection with the offering issuance of $750M aggregate principal senior notes.

  • Nevada counsel to Apricus Biosciences, Inc. in connection with an underwritten public offering of common stock and warrants and issued opinions to the underwriters, the company and the company's transfer agent.

  • Negotiated and consummated the purchase of a member-only social club, club house, and related facilities located in Henderson, Nevada. Brownstein also advised the client on various real estate, development, corporate, water rights and business licensing matters.

  • Served as Nevada counsel to HMS Holdings Corp. in connection with its acquisition of HDI Holdings, Inc. and the immediately subsequent financing, in which HDI Holdings, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, HealthDataInsights, Inc., were guarantors of a $450 million credit facility entered into by HMS Holdings Corp.

  • Served as counsel to Renal Ventures Management, LLC on its contribution, joint venture formation and debt financing for Renal Center of Beaumont, LLC, Renal Center of Orange, LLC, Renal Center of West Beaumont, LLC, Renal Center of Nederland, LLC, and Renal Center of Port Arthur, LLC, and the subsequent acquisition of assets from the other party, which closed on December 15, 2011. Both Renal Ventures Management and Renal Care Group-Beaumont, L.P. provide intermittent or continuous renal replacement therapy, dialysis supply services, renal diagnostic testing and other health care services.

  • Counsel to Credit Suisse Group in complex funding, hedging, credit swap and investment transactions.

  • Counsel to Emergency Medical Services Corporation in an opinion rendered in its $2.7B bank financing and private placement of debt securities.

  • Served as Nevada counsel and issued multiple local counsel opinions on behalf of Centennial Asset Mining Fund LLC, as a guarantor of the obligations of a Brazilian affiliate under a debt assignment and amendment to loan agreement. This was in connection with financing for the acquisition of a Canadian public company and as guarantor in a financing involving an affiliated Brazilian public company.

  • Served as Nevada corporate counsel and issued a legal opinion in connection with a $750M revolving credit facility of Herbalife International, Inc. and certain of its domestic and international affiliates, as borrowers and guarantors.

  • Represented AMG Entertainment, LLC in their merger with and financing related to a significant night club, restaurant and entertainment company with primary operations in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Counsel to a national liquor distribution company in its sale of membership units.

  • Served as local counsel in connection with the refinancing of Reddy Ice Group's existing credit facility, a new revolving loan and a deed of trust amendment.

  • Represented a private equity investment firm in its initial platform acquisition of a leading provider of innovative repairs and advanced coatings for the aerospace, industrial gas turbine and oil and gas industries from a private equity fund.

  • Served as local Nevada counsel to Apricus Biosciences, Inc., formerly known as Nexmed, Inc., in connection with the issue and sale of units consisting of common stock and warrants.

  • Served as company bond counsel to Intel Corporation in connection with a $100 million taxable C1 and C2 bond issuance 2004.

  • Represented ARC Investment Partners, LLC in the private placement of Convertible Secured Promissory Notes and Common Stock Purchase Warrants.

  • Represented a private investment company in due diligence, contract negotiation, acquisition and financing of more than 15 California shopping centers valued at over $300 million. Brownstein handled environmental remediation and development or sale of additional pads for several of the sites.

  • Counsel to a local private foundation in forming a public-private joint venture with a leading medical institution and a leading educational institution with seed and support funding provided by the foundation. The venture was approved by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education and represented the first time such a not-for-profit limited liability company was formed in Colorado.

  • Represented Cintra Developments, LLC in its bid to become the developer of the I-77 Managed Lanes Project in North Carolina (and the financing related thereto).

  • Represented Deutsche Bank AG as lender in a bank finance transaction involving a Colombian oil and gas company.

  • Represented True Green Capital Management as lender in a financing transaction involving the development and construction of certain solar power projects in New York.

  • Represented the underwriters in the project bond financing of a port facility in the Dominican Republic.

  • Represented BHE Renewables, LLC (Berkshire Hathaway Energy) in its wind energy project investments.

  • Represented Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A., one of Argentina’s largest full-service banks, in its $300 million 144A/Reg S bond financing.

  • Represented Cintra Concesiones de Infraestructuras de Transporte de Chile Limitada in various matters related to its purchase of Sociedad Concesionaria Autopista del Bosque S.A., a Chilean toll road operator, including the restructuring of its outstanding debt obligations.

  • Represented Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets in its bid to become the developer of the Goethals Bridge Replacement Project (and the financing related thereto).

  • Represented an oil and natural gas company in Colorado in reserves acquisition financing (a second lien term loan and a first lien asset based revolving loan).

  • Represented Symphony Technology Group, the California-based private equity firm with over $2 billion under management that focuses on investing in the software and technology-enabled services sectors, in the financing of its acquisition of Fishbowl, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand email marketing software, promotions management, and loyalty analytics and related services to the restaurant industry, for a combination of cash and equity rollover.

  • Represented the lender in connection with a syndicated loan to a diversified consumer products company dedicated to the food industry.

  • Represented Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A., a registered issuer, in its SEC filings and other corporate matters.

  • Represented Cintra Developments, LLC in its bid to become the developer of the Portsmouth Bridge Replacement Project in Ohio (and the financing related thereto).

  • Represented the developer of the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada in the financing thereof and the refinancing of the original financing.

  • Represented Deutsche Bank AG as lender in a bank finance transaction in which the loan was secured by seven underlying loans, each made to finance the sponsor’s interest in a tax-equity financed pool of residential solar projects.

  • Represented Deutsche Bank AG as lender in a bank finance transaction involving a consortium of wind farms.

  • Represented Citigroup Global Markets Inc. as lead arranger and bookrunner in a bank finance transaction involving Puma Energy Centam Holdings I LLC, a Central American oil and gas consortium.

  • Represented Guaranty Bank as lender in a bank finance transaction involving the acquisition of a smoked fish company and the bank finance transaction involving the add-on acquisition of an additional smoked fish company by the private equity sponsor.

  • Represented Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A., BNP Paribas Securities Corp., Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Santander Investment Securities Inc. and SG Americas Securities, LLC, in the financing of two wind energy projects in Mexico through two issuances of project bonds (this transaction was awarded the prestigious “Latin American Project Bond Deal of the Year” award by Project Finance Magazine for pioneering this particular use of project bonds).

  • Represented a New York-based private equity fund in the financing of its minority-recapitalization investment in an international commodities conglomerate.

  • Represented the developer of the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California in the refinancing of the original financing thereof.

  • Represented Tarjeta Naranja S.A., one of the largest credit card issuers in Argentina, in its $200 million 144A/Reg S bond issuance.

  • Represented Cintra Developments, LLC in its bid to become the developer of the Indiana Highway in Illinois and Indiana (and the financing related thereto).

  • Represented Jefferies & Company, Inc. as underwriter, in the $215 million debt and equity financing of Stratus Technologies Bermuda Ltd., Stratus Technologies, Inc. and Stratus Technologies Bermuda Holdings Ltd.

  • Represented the underwriters, including J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and RBS Securities Inc., in the $2 billion bond financing of FMG Resources (August 2006) Pty Ltd.

  • Represented a Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., as lead underwriter, in the project bond financing of a network of toll roads in Puerto Rico.

  • Represented the lender in a loan to a corrugated material manufacturer and on-demand packaging system provider for businesses.

Meet The Team

Jay Spader Shareholder T 303.223.1146 jspader@bhfs.com
Adam J. Agron Shareholder T 303.223.1134 aagron@bhfs.com
Gregory W. Berger Shareholder T 303.223.1158 gberger@bhfs.com
Jennifer Eiteljorg Shareholder T 303.223.1162 jeiteljorg@bhfs.com
Kevin A. Cudney Shareholder T 303.223.1166 kcudney@bhfs.com
Albert Z. Kovacs Shareholder T 702.464.7076 akovacs@bhfs.com
Jonathan R. Bloch Shareholder T 310.500.4632 jbloch@bhfs.com
Jessica M. Burns Attorney T 805.882.1437 jburns@bhfs.com
Robert P. Attai Shareholder T 303.223.1271 rattai@bhfs.com
Aaron M. Hyatt Shareholder T 303.223.1107 ahyatt@bhfs.com
Christopher J. Hand Associate T 303.223.1292 chand@bhfs.com
Gregory M. Janssen Associate T 303.223.1288 gjanssen@bhfs.com
Jeffrey M. Knetsch Shareholder T 303.223.1160 jknetsch@bhfs.com
Michael W. King Shareholder T 303.223.1130 mking@bhfs.com
Avi Loewenstein Shareholder T 303.223.1136 aloewenstein@bhfs.com
Jason B. Larkin Shareholder T 303.223.1274 jlarkin@bhfs.com
Kristin Macdonald Shareholder T 303.223.1242 kmacdonald@bhfs.com
Rikard D. Lundberg Shareholder T 303.223.1232 rlundberg@bhfs.com
Scott McEachron Associate T 303.223.1278 smceachron@bhfs.com
Trayton D. Oakes Associate T 303.223.1295 toakes@bhfs.com
Charlotte S. Phelps Associate T 303.223.1294 cphelps@bhfs.com
Cecily S. Sweet Associate T 303.223.1296 csweet@bhfs.com
Elizabeth D. Paulsen Shareholder T 303.223.1187 epaulsen@bhfs.com
Frank A. Schreck Shareholder T 702.382.2101 fschreck@bhfs.com
Sonia Church Vermeys Shareholder T 702.464.7066 svermeys@bhfs.com
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