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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

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Neil Shelton

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

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Commercial Finance


Neil G. Shelton concentrates his practice in all aspects of corporate finance. He regularly represents senior lenders, second lien lenders, mezzanine lenders and borrowers in connection with the structuring, negotiation, documentation and syndication of cash flow and asset-based credit facilities, including restructurings and workouts of troubled credits. Neil's practice spans a wide variety of deal sizes and types, ranging from single lender financings of lower-middle-market businesses to broadly syndicated and unitranche credit facilities for equity sponsor portfolio acquisitions and refinancings. He has extensive experience representing lenders in loans to borrowers in the insurance, financial services and health care industries.

United States: Finance

Commercial lending

Within: Commercial lending

Led out of Chicago by the ‘extremely responsive’ Michael Jacobson (who is ‘as smart as they come’), Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP provides a ‘phenomenal service’ to banks and alternative lenders, with clients praising the team for its ‘very strong knowledge of the private equity markets’ and for its ‘wonderful job of interacting with opposing counsel’. The firm, which has acted on over 300 financings throughout 2016, has experienced an uptick in work for major non-regulated lenders such as Antares Capital and Madison Capital Funding. Recent highlights include advising Golub Capital on a $605m loan to support the merger of Pet Valu and Pet Supermarket. The firm also acts for several major banks including Bank of America, Citizens Bank and Pacific Western Bank. The firm strengthened its borrower credentials in 2016 with the recruitment of ‘outstanding’ partner Kristopher Ring, who joined the Los Angeles office from Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Other key figures in Chicago include Neil Shelton and Jennifer Wolfe, who are ‘very experienced and do an excellent job representing clients’ best interests’.

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