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Ron Franklin

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Proskauer Rose LLP

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CORPORATE

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Ron Franklin is a partner in the Corporate Department and co-head of the Finance Group. He is widely regarded as a leading transactional lawyer who has successfully leveraged his in-depth business acumen to build an active practice focused on finance and corporate matters. Ron advises clients across a broad spectrum of finance issues, including secured and unsecured lending transactions, domestic and cross-border acquisition financings, fund financings, project financings, workouts, restructurings and general banking concerns. He also counsels corporate clients regarding stock and asset acquisitions, contract negotiations, and general corporate matters.


United States: Finance

Commercial lending

Within: Commercial lending

The ’knowledgeable, flexible and resilient’ team provides a ‘second-to-none’ service at Proskauer Rose LLP, helping make it one of the ‘premier firms in the leveraged finance space’. An area where the firm really stands out is in its advice to alternative lenders, where it was something of a pioneer for mid-market financings. The firm has strong relationships with an impressive range of direct lenders, such as Ares Capital, which it helped on over $5bn worth of financings over the past year, including a $713m loan linked to the takeover of Ministry Brands by Insight Venture Management. Other key lender clients include Jefferies Finance, Bain Capital Credit, and GIC Private Limited. The firm also had a strong year on the borrower front, a highlight of which was advising Grifols on its $6.3bn financing, part of which was used to acquire the blood donor screening unit from Hologic. The firm also advised healthcare product manufacturer Henry Schein on $2bn worth of facilities and the acquisition financing for its takeover of Southern Anesthesia & Surgical. Ron Franklin and Steve Boyko jointly lead the team, which includes highly rated private credit expert Steve Ellis, Andrew Bettwy and Justin Breen. The New York office was also boosted by the arrival of Christopher Bell from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.

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