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McGuireWoods LLP

FIFTH THIRD CENTER, 201 N TRYON ST, STE. 3000, CHARLOTTE, NC 28202, USA
Tel:
Work +1 704 343 2000
Fax:
Fax +1 704 343 2300
Email:
Web:
www.mcguirewoods.com

Raj Natarajan

Tel:
Work 704 343 2330
Email:
McGuireWoods LLP

Work Department

Debt Finance

Position

Partner

Career

Raj is chair of the firm's Debt Finance Department – a department with over 80 attorneys in 12 offices across the globe, ranked #1 in the nation by Thomson Reuters League Tables for the number of lender-side syndicated deals closed in 2015, and recipient of the 2015 Law Firm of the Year for Banking by US News and World Report. He has served on the Firm’s finance committee and is a former co-chair of its life sciences industry team. Raj has negotiated and documented hundreds of syndicated, club and single lender credit facilities, with specific emphasis in credit products for middle market healthcare, pharmaceutical and medical device companies. His experience includes senior secured, cash flow and asset based facilities, second lien and mezzanine debt, leveraged acquisition financings, working capital lines and dividend recapitalizations. In addition, he has closed a variety of real estate finance transactions, specifically in the healthcare industry, and has extensive experience in loan workouts and restructurings.


United States: Finance

Commercial lending

Within: Commercial lending

McGuireWoods LLP has an extremely active national practice, which specializes in advising lenders on mid-market financing transactions. In 2018 the firm advised on 191 deals with an aggregate value of $159.9bn, putting it among the ten most active practice groups in the country. Led out of Charlotte by Raj Natarajan, the practice group has strong teams throughout the country, including offices in Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Dallas, Los Angeles and Pittsburgh. The team is especially noted for its strong healthcare-focused finance team and also benefits from relationships with major financial institutions such as Bank of America. Moreover, the team was recently strengthened by the recruitment of Chris Molen in Atlanta from King & Spalding LLP.

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