The lawyers in our Banking & Finance, Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy groups are familiar with issues of concern to both agricultural lenders and borrowers. We have represented lenders in unsecured loans, subordinated debt transactions, real estate loans and loans secured primarily by crops or other personal property. We have represented lenders and debtors in structuring workouts of distressed loans and foreclosures of agricultural property. We also are familiar with the unique characteristics of collateral involved in agribusiness lending transactions and are experienced in assisting both borrowers and lenders in evaluating such collateral.

Representative Agribusiness Lending and Finance Matters:

  • Represented a publicly-traded solar energy facility developer in several rounds of financing (PIPEs), and subsequent strategic investment and change of control with a NYSE-listed foreign company
  • Represented publicly-traded solar power company in going private transaction
  • Represented lender in construction financing on 23 solar energy projects totaling $56,783,274
  • Represented an agricultural borrower in a $260,000,000 loan transaction
  • Represented a fruit and vegetable processor in a $150+ million debt financing
  • Representation of agricultural biotechnology company in funding agreements and strategic corporate partnering agreements
  • Represented biotechnology company in $18 million venture financing transaction
  • Represented the $75 million dollar debt financing for a manufacturing company
  • Represented a private investment fund with mezzanine investment of $3.35 million in agricultural products company
  • Represented land owners/ farmers in the sale of property to E&J Gallo Winery