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Proskauer Rose LLP

11 TIMES SQUARE, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10036-8299, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 969 3000
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Fax +1 212 969 2900
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Web:
www.proskauer.com

Ron Franklin

Tel:
Work (212) 969-3195
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Proskauer Rose LLP

Work Department

CORPORATE

Position

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

Proskauer Rose LLP has a longstanding track record advising non-regulated lenders, cementing the firm’s status as one of the go-to advisers in this area, with clients reporting that the team provides ‘a far superior platform that consistently exceeds expectations with regard to turnaround time and market knowledge’. Highlights included representing Antares Capital on an $860m facility to CH Hold Corp and $125m loan to Power Services Holding Company. The borrower side of the practice is equally active; in addition to advising private equity firms and corporations, the firm has developed strong niches in providing finance advice to major sporting clients and investment funds such as Pomona Capital. Other key clients include Bowlmor AMF and AMF Bowling Centers, which it advised on a $630m facility. The team is jointly led by the ‘exceptionalRon Franklin (who is more active on the borrower front) and Stephen Boyko on the lender side. Other key partners include the highly experienced Steven Ellis and Kristen Campana, who recently joined from Bracewell LLP.

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