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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
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Fax +1 704 343 2300
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www.hmw.com

Eric Burk

Tel:
Work +704 373 8969
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McGuireWoods LLP

Career

Eric concentrates practice in corporate lending, with focus on leveraged finance. He has experience representing financial institutions in syndicated credit facilities, including cross-border financings, acquisition financings, first lien and second lien loan transactions, and asset based transactions. He serves as counsel to administrative agent and lead arranger in syndicated credit facilities for companies in various sectors, including consumer and retail, media and telecommunications, technology, manufacturing, industrial and energy and power. Eric regularly serves as lead counsel to several of the firm’s financial institution clients.


United States: Finance

Commercial lending

Within: Commercial lending

McGuireWoods LLP handles an impressive volume of mandates on behalf of regulated and non-regulated lenders. While the Charlotte office, which houses more than 30 debt finance lawyers, handles the lion’s share of the work, the firm’s Chicago, Los Angeles and New York offices are also highly active, and the Atlanta office stands out for its expertise advising lenders to the healthcare and life sciences sectors. Atlanta-based Art Gambill led a team advising Wells Fargo Capital Finance on a $400m loan to Prime Healthcare Services. The firm also acted for key client Bank of America on a $7bn credit facility to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, as well as acting for the same client on multimillion-dollar loans to Clarcor and Babcock & Wilcox. Charlotte-based Raj Natarajan heads the team, which provides a ‘good level of service’ and ‘delivers good and timely work’. Other key names in Charlotte include the ‘very experiencedManley Roberts, Rebecca Chaffin and Eric Burk; in Atlanta, Hill Jordan is recommended; and in Dallas, David McLean is ‘excellent’ for mid-market direct lending.

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