Whether used to fuel growth through acquisitions or capital expenditures, finance dividends and distributions to equity holders or improve liquidity, stabilize cash flows or mitigate short-term distress, debt finance is the core of almost every corporate capital structure. Attorneys in Polsinelli’s Private Equity Finance practice focus on helping financial sponsors and their portfolio companies get capital where it needs to go in the best and most efficient manner possible. Because we are constantly immersed in the debt capital markets and because we represent lenders, corporate borrowers and financial sponsors, our attorneys are able to market-test new debt finance technology and advise on market trends and terms in real time.

Our practice has extensive experience with the constantly evolving rules, best practices and trends in the lending industry, and uses a multidisciplinary approach that enables our attorneys and paralegals to work on a wide variety of transactions across many industries. Polsinelli brings together industry specialists with regulatory and transactional attorneys to provide a holistic approach to advising our Private Equity clients and the companies in which they invest.

Our team focuses on the following areas:

  • Leveraged Buyout (LBO) Finance
  • Distressed Debt and Restructuring Finance
  • Insurance Premium Finance
  • Litigation Finance
  • Portfolio Company/Borrower Representation
  • Rolling Stock and Floor Plan Financing
  • Bank Holding Company Financing Commercial Mortgage Loan Warehouse Lines and Repurchase Facilities
  • Represented a Nebraska-based private equity fund in connection with the financing used to acquire a food manufacturing business. 
  • Represented a Texas-based private equity fund in connection with their obtaining a subscription-based line of credit from a bank.
  • Represented a Florida-based private equity fund in connection with the financing used to acquire an industrial supply company and related post-acquisition financing transactions.
  • Represented a Chicago-based private equity fund’s portfolio company in various post-acquisition financing transactions including a working capital facility and a term loan used to finance a dividend recapitalization.