Devon A. Kinnard is a Partner at the firm focusing on finance and commercial transactions, including bilateral and syndicated asset-based and commercial real estate loan facilities; state and federal tax credit financing; bond and public finance transactions; private securities offerings and debt and equity capitalizations; joint ventures; mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions arising out of the day-to-day operations of closely- and publicly-held companies. Mr. Kinnard represents a variety of financial institutions, including regional and national banks and credit unions, in connection with conducting internal investigations, corporate governance and transactional-based matters.
Devon assists both commercial lenders and borrowers in structuring, negotiating and documenting a wide variety of both small- and large-scale credit facilities and loans, including those involving complex, multi-tranche credit facilities; commercial real estate and construction loans; asset-based loan facilities; bond and other public financing; U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and quasi-governmental agency guarantees and loans; accounts receivable financings and specialized healthcare receivable financings; and inventory and equipment-based facilities. He also represents lenders and borrowers in foreign and domestic letter of credit matters, and in sophisticated cross-border financings and intercreditor arrangements.
Devon also represents private equity funds in connection with formation, structuring, offering, subscription and investment syndication matters, and is often engaged to prepare private placement memorandums (PPMs) and other offering documents concerning securities exempt from registration under various federal and state (“blue sky”) securities laws.
Devon has represented lending clients in complex workouts, forbearance arrangements and financial restructurings, and in other matters involving bringing troubled credit relationships back to performing status. Devon’s experience and practice focus also involves the specialized area of franchise law, and he represents various institutional lenders and franchisees in connection with franchise disclosure documents (FDDs) and licensing, royalties and other franchise-related matters.