Mezzanine Lending

The regulatory requirements and restrictions imposed upon financial institutions have created the need — and the opportunity — for mezzanine financing to bridge the gap between equity investments and the funding that can be provided by traditional lending sources.

Troutman Sanders’ finance lawyers have extensive experience in matters related to subordinated and mezzanine financing, the interplay between senior and mezzanine financing, and the intercreditor issues and business issues associated with these types of transactions. We draw on our collective knowledge to provide comprehensive advice to agents, senior lenders, mezzanine lenders, borrowers and other clients on equity-level financings for corporate financial transactions and for real estate finance transactions, and to close these deals in an effective and efficient manner.

Representative Experience

  • Represented a lender in a $260 million mezzanine financing for interest in a 26-story office condominium in Manhattan, New York.
  • Represented a bank lender in a mezzanine loan transaction involving an existing $5 million secured revolving line of credit, an existing $5 million secured term loan, and a new $10 million secured mezzanine term loan.
  • Represented an institutional lender in a $285 million securitized mortgage and mezzanine loan financing of 65 healthcare properties.
  • Led a workout of $30 million of mezzanine loans affecting residential lots in Arizona.
  • Represented a borrower in a $175 million securitized construction mortgage and mezzanine loan financing of a condominium project in Brooklyn, New York.
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