We offer a team with deep experience providing fund- and asset-level leverage solutions for private equity, real estate, investment, special situations and infrastructure funds.
Our market-leading fund finance practice complements the Firm’s preeminent private funds practice in representing clients across a broad spectrum of transactions encompassing all aspects of the investment management business. The team has comprehensive knowledge of financial instruments used in a variety of circumstances and at all levels of the capital structure.
Capitalizing on our extensive experience, we have represented leading fund sponsors in North America, Europe, South America and Asia in the use of innovative financial products and cutting-edge deal structures, such as:
Secured and unsecured subscription (or capital call) facilities to bridge capital calls, provide working capital and make investments
Letter of credit facilities provided to funds to support obligations in connection with portfolio investments
Fund guarantees of portfolio level financings
NAV-based facilities and hybrid variations provided as aftercare facilities for funds that are later in their life cycles with less uncalled capital and more portfolio asset value
On-lending programs that allow partners and employees to finance their capital commitments to the general partners of their funds
We believe that through our representation of a diverse group of fund clients, our in-depth knowledge of the funds marketplace is unsurpassed. Our fund finance team brings a unique degree of experience and offers invaluable insight into the expectations and considerations of our clients.