Barry R. Smith represents financial institutions and public and private companies on commercial finance, banking, creditors' rights, and general corporate matters. He focuses on debt finance transactions, including syndicated loans in all areas, asset-based loans, and equipment leasing transactions.
•Represented Agent bank in a $50,000,000 asset-based syndicated financing for a multi-national technology services company.
•Represented Agent bank in a $35,000,000 acquisition financing of a heating systems manufacturing business with assets in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, including coordination and negotiation of complex cross-border collateral and cash management issues.
•Represented Mezzanine lender in a series of debt investments in an energy company based in Latin America.
•Represented Agent bank in a $40,000,000 syndicated credit facility established to finance the acquisition of a publishing and information company with operations in the United States, Canada, and Hong Kong, including negotiation of subordination arrangements with sellers and institutional subordinated lenders.
•Represented Agent lender in financing of complex recapitalization and acquisition of online retailer of consumer products.
•Represented lender in second lien loan to healthcare services company, including negotiation of intercreditor arrangements.
•Represented Agent and Arranger in $100 million acquisition financing of manufacturer of home improvement products.
JP Morgan Chase Senior Credit Facility
A team of our lawyers specializing in Debt Finance represented JP Morgan Chase in the March 2012 fourth amendment and restatement of senior credit facility.
JPMorgan Chase Revolving Credit Facility
In 2011, our Business Law lawyers represented JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. in a $400,000,000 revolving credit facility to a supplier of electrical construction and industrial products and services based in Pennsylvania.