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Proskauer Rose LLP

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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

Proskauer Rose LLP has established itself as one of the leading players for mid-market and second lien financings, particularly in the private credit sphere - an area where it has led the charge for over a decade. With 20 partners spread throughout its US network, the finance group has established excellent relationships with numerous funds including Ares Capital, which it advised as lead arranger on over $7bn worth of transactions, including a $545m loan to TDG Group Holding Company to finance the purchase of The Dwyer Group by Harvest Partners. The team also advised Ares on the $881m financing for its acquisition of Convergint Technologies. Other key clients include The Carlyle Group, Midcap Financial, and New Mountain Capital. Key figures in the practice group include global finance co-heads Ron Franklin and Andrew Bettwy, leveraged finance head Justin Breen, and Boston-based private credit group co-heads Stephen Boyko and Steven Ellis.

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