Banks, commercial finance companies, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), private equity funds, venture capital firms and corporate borrowers hire Waller to cover every aspect of structuring debt financings.
Business-minded and trustworthy, our attorneys offer comprehensive advice and counsel covering both strategy development and implementation of a plan.
Our commercial finance experience includes:
Support for lenders
Holding companies, banks, trust companies, securities firms, mortgage lenders, credit card and electronic payment companies, insurance underwriters and agents, consumer finance companies, and manufacturer/vendor finance companies seek our advice on a wide variety of corporate and strategic areas. Representing secured and unsecured lenders, Waller also counsels financial services companies, including institutional investors and trustees in their dealings with customers.
Support for borrowers
Clients appreciate our deep industry knowledge, and borrowers know us for our determination to get things done quickly and efficiently. We represent large and small businesses with senior and subordinated debt financings and institutional equity commitments, whether they be securitized deals, single lender transactions or syndicated or multi-party facilities. Borrowers regularly engage us as counsel on transactions ranging from unsecured working capital facilities to secured acquisition and project financings.
Whether advising start-up ventures or seasoned public companies, this support includes:
Clients benefit from our cross-practice teaming especially in specialized transactions, such as financing for healthcare companies and other regulated businesses, and those using special products like tax-exempt bonds, Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), and synthetic and leveraged leases.
Private mezzanine and subordinate debt investment funds, family offices, institutional investors and other market participants hire us in connection with investment and lending transactions throughout the United States. Issuers, investors and financial sponsors in both sponsored and unsponsored transactions come back to us because of our thorough understanding of today's landscape. Our experience entails complex mezzanine structures including extensive subordination and intercreditor arrangements involving senior and subordinated debt components.
Several of the most active healthcare specialty lenders and commercial banks in the country trust Waller to handle their commercial finance transactions. Waller has long-term experience representing public and private healthcare companies, as well as not-for-profit hospitals and systems, in capital raising transactions. From seed capital, mezzanine financings, syndications and joint ventures to public offerings of equity and debt, we combine an extensive knowledge of capital markets with a comprehensive understanding of the healthcare industry and issues that are vital to investors.
These proficiencies blend to ensure smooth transactions for our clients and solid guidance in preparing disclosure documents and SEC reports addressing the intricacies and unique aspects of healthcare's regulatory environment.
Served as legal counsel to FirstBank in its $100 million subordinated notes offering.
Represented Beckner Clevy Partners and Harbert Management Corporation in the restructuring of Innovative Hearth Products (IHP), a leading manufacturer of fireplaces, venting products and accessories.
Advised FB Financial Corp. in the acquisition of FNB Financial and subsidiary Farmers National.