Sidley’s asset-based lending practice is composed of a large, experienced collection of lawyers who focus their practice on the execution of a wide array of asset-based financing transactions including syndicated capital markets transactions, LBO’s, sponsor finance deals, first-lien, second-lien and split-lien structures, cross-border transactions and multi-currency facilities.
Our breadth of knowledge and experience combined with the scale of Sidley’s platform allows us to help our clients be strategic and thereby win and maintain business. We provide practical commercial, business-oriented and cost-effective services for all aspects of asset-based lending transactions, including acquisitions, divided recapitalizations, asset-based transactions in auction settings, transactions associated with secured bond components, international transactions, and debtor-in-possession and exit financings.
Sidley’s asset-based lending clients include large and middle market banks and other financial institutions. We have handled transactions in a wide variety of industries, including metals, manufacturing, equipment, healthcare, electronics and data processing, telecommunications, technology, retail, food products, insurance, transportation, government contracts and many others.
In 2018, Sidley closed a multitude of asset-based lending transactions on behalf of its ABL financing source, covering a broad industry segment including steel, waste removal, construction, food and agriculture, manufacturing, automotive, energy and many other industries.