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Lending for the Private Rented Sector (PRS) seminar

We had a great turnout on Thursday morning for the Lending for the Private Rented Sector (PRS) seminar at our London offices. We had over 60 external attendees, with clients from RBS, Savills, Barclays, Capita Asset Services, Lloyds Banking Group, and Wells Fargo. Presenters included Francisca Sepulveda of Reed Smith, George Cotterell of Venn Partners, … Continue Reading

A $1.8 million Drafting Lesson

In a typical case of distressed borrower where the lender was left holding the unpaid debt bag,  the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals chimed in on the hotly debated and litigated prepayment premiums litigation. In re Denver Merchandise Mart, 740 F.3d 1052 (5th Cir. 2014).  The lender was secured, with the accelerated $24 million note … Continue Reading

Lending in Latin America: Risks and Considerations (Part 2 of 2)

In the second and last part of the series (click here for Part 1) we introduce additional considerations and risks associated with lending in Latin American jurisdictions. As previously noted, our observations are based on our interactions with Latin American counsel on cross-border transactions and surveys. However, we are not members of the bar in … Continue Reading

Lending in Latin America: Risks and Considerations (Part 1 of 2)

Lending by lenders located in the United States to high-net-worth individuals located in Latin American jurisdictions has grown tremendously in the recent years and this trend is expected to continue. Although Latin American jurisdictions present unique opportunities for business expansion for US lenders, they also present risks and issues different from those in the United … Continue Reading

Capital Call Facilities: Basics, Challenges and Opportunities

The capital call facility market is expected to continue its upward trajectory as lenders become more familiar with these facilities and the private equity market continues to recover from the financial crisis. As described in this post, lenders will face challenges in this expanding and changing market. However, lenders who are able to provide customized and creative solutions to their funds clients will view this as an opportunity and stand to benefit.… Continue Reading
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