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As the commodity space continues to grow, so does the need for flexible and sophisticated structures to finance these activities. Organizations seek a law firm that has leading experience to help create effective financing solutions to stay ahead of the competition. With unprecedented volatility in global markets and major shifts in financial regulations, clients face increased risk and greater uncertainty.

Our attorneys work with traders, multilaterals, banks, funds and producers to maximize credit and finance opportunities. We cover the full spectrum of products and services, including prepayment, pre-export, warehouse and borrowing base financing, supply chain financing, repos, securitization and hedging. We also provide guidance on entering new markets, particularly on structuring deals to adhere to relevant guidelines and regulations. We also advise clients on the impact of new rules and regulations on the financial industry, including enforcement issues.

Representative Experience

  • An arm of Goldman Sachs in a secured working capital facility to finance an international steel refiner.
  • An arm of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in a secured debtor-in-possession intermediation facility to a major independent oil refiner.
  • An arm of JPMorgan in a secured working capital facility to finance a gold mine and producer.
  • An arm of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in a secured term loan and intermediation facility to finance the acquisition and ongoing operation of oil refining and logistics businesses from a global oil company.