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Corporate Finance

Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP corporate finance attorneys represent a diverse range of public and private businesses, private equity sponsors, banks, and other financial institutions in a range of sophisticated debt transactions, including cash flow loans, asset-based loans, reserve-based loans, acquisition financing, leveraged buyout financing, structured finance, and subscription-based financing. Our experience crosses a broad range of industries, including oil and gas, mining, energy, manufacturing, retail, equipment leasing, logistics, construction, technology, commercial real estate, communications, transportation, hospitality, and agriculture.

Representative Experience

Agent & Lender Representations

Our team works with major commercial banks and other lenders in a wide variety of secured and unsecured, single lender, syndicated, and β€œclub” transactions.

Some of our representative transactions on behalf of agents and lenders include:

  • Represented a national banking association as administrative agent and lender in an $84 million revolving and term loan credit facility for a digital printing company
  • Represented a national banking association as administrative agent and lender in a cross-border $50 million senior secured revolving loan to a ski resort operator
  • Represented a senior lender in a $40 million revolving facility to a company in the moving services industry
  • Represented a national banking association as lender in an amendment and restatement of its $15 million revolving line of credit to a pet toy manufacturer and its over $23 million amendment and restatement of 3 tranches of term loans to an affiliated real estate holding company
  • Represented a senior lender in a $33 million credit facility to a company in the air services industry
  • Represented a lender in a proposed $28 million term loan to finance an acquisition by an industrial minerals company, along with a $3 million asset-based revolver
  • Represented a national banking association in a $30 million revolving credit facility for a moving services company
  • Represented a national banking association as administrative agent and lender in a $25 million revolving line of credit to an oilfield services company
  • Represented a senior lender in a $25 million credit facility to a company in the energy sector
  • Represented a large regional bank in an over $17 million senior term and revolving credit facility supporting the acquisition of a fabricating and manufacturing company
  • Represented a national banking association as lender in a delayed draw term loan to a fixed base operator
  • Represented related private equity funds in term loans to oil and gas exploration and production companies
  • Represented a commercial bank in a secured loan to a medical equipment supplier
  • Represented a commercial bank in a workout with a critical security solutions provider
  • Represented a senior lender providing acquisition funding (term, revolver and capital expenditure loan) for a consumer retail services business
  • Represented a lender in its senior term and revolving credit facility supporting the acquisition of a large food services company
  • Represented a commercial bank in a credit facility with a golf game improvement company

Borrower & Sponsor Representations

Our team represents borrowers and sponsors in all phases of obtaining, structuring, and negotiating loans and other debt financing arrangements. In addition, we frequently act as local counsel in a variety of jurisdictions in providing legal opinions in connection with local law mortgages and deeds of trust and organizations organized in local jurisdictions.

Some of our representative financing transactions on behalf of borrowers and sponsors include:

  • Represented PDC Energy, Inc. in a reserve-based revolving credit facility providing for a maximum credit amount of $2.5 billion and an initial borrowing base of $1.3 billion, and in obtaining debt financing and bridge loan commitments relating to a $1.5 billion acquisition of oil and gas assets
  • Represented SRC Energy Inc. in a reserve-based revolving credit facility with a maximum credit amount of $1.5 billion and an initial elected commitment of $450 million
  • Represented a natural gas producer in $750 million and $500 million first lien credit facilities for its two operating companies
  • Represented a privately held food company in its $420 million senior credit facility
  • Represented a real estate investment fund in its $300 million credit facility to finance the acquisition of a portfolio of shopping centers located throughout the United States
  • Represented an oil and gas exploration and production company in a $250 million term loan
  • Represented DMC Global Inc. in a $75 million syndicated credit agreement with $100 million accordion
  • Represented a mining company in amendments to its $125 million revolving credit facility
  • Represented an industrial materials company in a $95 million term loan and $30 million revolving loan
  • Represented sponsors in a $123.5 million term loan to finance the acquisition of a hotel in Hollywood, Florida
  • Represented a distributor of children’s products in amendments to a $42 million senior secured credit facility and a $36.8 million subordinated unsecured term loan
  • Represented an in-home health care services company in amending a $57 million credit facility
  • Represented sponsors in a $53 million loan agreement to finance construction costs of a ski village
  • Represented an oil and gas midstream and marketing/logistics company in a $52.5 million credit facility
  • Represented an oil and gas exploration and production company in a $50 million credit facility
  • Represented an oilfield services business in a $35 million credit facility with a $35 million accordion feature
  • Represented a sporting goods retailer in a $25 million revolving credit facility with a $20 million accordion feature
  • Represented energy and real estate focused private equity funds in subscription-based credit facilities

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