Our attorneys have extensive experience in negotiating, structuring, drafting, and closing complex commercial loans. We have worked with banks, life-insurance companies, savings and loan institutions, conduit lenders, and other entities, providing sound guidance on financing arrangement, including advice on compliance with federal and state lending laws.
Our real estate attorneys have broad experience in commercial lending. Indeed, over 20 of them have more than 20 years' experience in this area and can skillfully manage the most complicated transactions. Chambers USA 2016 notes that Thompson & Knight's real estate team "provides high-quality representation to real estate lenders in complex financing transactions."
Some of our lending transactions include:
- Acquisition Financing
- Asset-Based Lending
- Bridge (Short Term) Lending
- Conduit Lending and Syndicated Lending
- Construction Lending
- Debtor-in-Possession Financing
- Energy Lending
- Equipment Leasing and Facilities Finance
- Loan Restructuring and Bankruptcy
- Permanent Lending
- Primary and Mezzanine Lending (for Various Priority Positions)
- Project and Bond Finance
- Tenant in Common and Delaware Statutory Trust Loans
For many years, we have represented life insurance companies and other lenders in mortgage lending transactions. We have represented most major banks in Texas, including Amegy Bank and Guaranty Bank. We have worked with several clients in conduit loans and securitized lending transactions. One of our partners previously worked as in-house counsel for the securitized lending arm of a large New York investment banking entity.