Commercial + Industrial Lending

Robinson+Cole’s Finance team assists clients nationwide with commercial and industrial (C&I) lending transactions. The Group represents lenders and borrowers in a variety of highly sophisticated secured and unsecured financing transactions, including transactions secured by, or based on, all manner of personal property.
Our Commercial and Industrial Lending Team works with clients in a broad range of industries, such as:

  • health care
  • waste management
  • retail
  • broadcast and cable television
  • cellular telephone and radio
  • energy
  • manufacturing
  • precious metals
  • transportation 

The Commercial and Industrial Lending Group is familiar with the particular financing needs of these industries as well as with specialized collateral such as securities, real estate, and vessels and aircraft.

Our Services 
Our comprehensive experience embodies transactions across all types commercial and industrial loan transactions, including the following:

  • secured and unsecured revolving credit, line of credit and term loan single and multiple lender credit facilities, including facilities with multirate and/or multicurrency options, letter of credit options, interest rate swaps, caps and collar and currency swaps
  • secured and unsecured general corporate loans and structured asset-based financings, project finance conventional loans, and construction loans
  • complex mezzanine financing
  • private placement of debt, equity, and convertible securities
  • leveraged acquisition financings and bridge loans
  • multi-tiered subordinated debt financings
  • precious metal consignments and precious metal inventory financing 

Our Team 
Lawyers in our Finance Group apply their experience in corporate finance and institutional lending to each transaction. We collaborate closely with other lawyers in the firm to provide full-service solutions for acquisition financings or financings involving securities (federal and state), environmental, ERISA, tax, intellectual property and/or real estate issues. To minimize insolvency risks, our group also works closely with our business workouts, bankruptcy, and creditors' rights practitioners to advise our clients on enforcement mechanisms, collateral realization, and structuring transactions.