Corporate

Banking & Finance

Overview

The Goulston & Storrs Banking & Finance group represents a wide range of financing sources in senior debt and capital markets transactions, including national banks, finance companies, insurance companies and sponsors. Our group gets deals done by finding creative and practical solutions to complex financing scenarios.

Building on a strong understanding of the regulatory and loan syndication framework in which lenders operate, our attorneys draw upon the abilities of our corporate, real estate, securities, tax and distressed debt groups, incorporating their expertise as needed to bring maximum value to our clients. Chambers USA refers to the Banking & Finance group as "a practical and hard-working team that does well. The group is a presence in the market... enabling it to represent international financial institutions... and competes successfully with other, much larger firms. They have the legal knowledge and expertise that you expect, but they deliver it with great service and a personal touch.”

We assist our clients in the areas of:

  • Agency and participation issues
  • Asset-based loans
  • Debtor-in-possession financing
  • Cross-border transactions and complex non-US collateral arrangements
  • Equity classes and rights
  • Intercreditor arrangements
  • Leveraged buyout and recap transactions
  • Loan portfolio services
  • Private bank lending
  • Structured finance transactions including credit-linked notes, synthetic and prefunded letters of credit and forward share purchase contracts
  • Subordinated and second-lien debt