Commercial Finance Team
Brian J. Pfeil
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At Davis|Kuelthau, each unique commercial finance transaction requires thoughtful planning and counsel. Our attorneys take a creative approach to representing institutional lenders and borrowers in sophisticated commercial loan transactions and other credit facilities. Our clients include many leading banks, national life insurance companies, residential, retail, office and medical facility real estate developers; and privately held and publicly traded companies with annual revenues from $1 million to $250 million and more.
By understanding the business and goals of our clients we ensure that their experiences with the commercial finance process are smooth, efficient, and cost-effective from initial negotiations to closing and throughout the life of the credit facility. At the same time, we remain focused on managing and controlling the unique set of risks facing each of our clients. Our goal is simple — provide value throughout the commercial finance process by facilitating the orderly completion of transactions while at the same time mitigating our clients’ risks.
Secured and Unsecured Financing
Our commercial finance services include negotiating, structuring and documenting secured and unsecured financing transactions involving both personal and real property, including:
- Working capital and revolving credit loans
- Term and convertible term facilities
- Construction loans
- Commercial real estate loans
- Commercial paper and letter-of-credit facilities
- Syndications and participations
- Leveraged buy-outs
- Interest rate swaps and other derivative transactions
In addition to conventional commercial financing, we represent underwriters, investment banks, letter of credit providers and borrowers in connection with the issuance of tax-exempt and taxable bonds by state and municipal issuers for general government purposes or on behalf of 501(c)(3) entities and other borrowers.
Loan Restructuring and Workouts
As part of our commitment to assist clients, we also provide assistance to creditors when loans become troubled. Our attorneys have substantial experience in restructuring problem loans, negotiating workouts, and enforcing of creditors’ rights and remedies through foreclosures, replevins, receiverships, non-judicial sale of collateral and bankruptcies.
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Thomas V. Rohan
News & Events
- NAIOP Development Showcase Series March 8, 2019 -
- CEO Breakfast & Strategy Series 2019 November 12, 2018 -
- Davis|Kuelthau Recognized as One of 2019’s “Best Law Firms” November 1, 2018 -
- Regulation A+: An Alternative to Private Placements and Initial Public Offerings May 4, 2017 -
- Alternative Financing Strategies in a World of Rising Interest Rates February 16, 2017 -
- Business Insolvency Options: A Comparison of Wisconsin Statutes Chapter 128 and Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code
- Private Placements Going Public – Updated Regulation D Allows For General Solicitation of Accredited Investors
- Bringing On Investors: Using Private Placement Memoranda Can Reduce Risks of Personal Liability