services & industries

Commercial Lending & Banking

UKS has a long and distinguished record of providing exceptional transactional services as well as regulatory representation to banks, financial institutions, small business investment companies, and other lenders.

Our commercial lending a banking practice group is experienced in all forms of commercial and real estate financing transactions including complex asset-based matters as well as project, trade, securitization, structured finance, mezzanine, and acquisition financings to standard working capital, revolving credit, term loan, equipment leasing and mortgage financings.

We also have extensive experience in guarantee, credit insurance and several other similar programs offered by governmental agencies such as the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Connecticut Development Authority, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Business-Cooperative Service (USDA), and the U.S. Export Import Bank (Ex-Im).  Of particular note, we have substantial experience in the representation of lenders to real estate investment trusts, employee stock option plans, pension funds, and real estate separate accounts, as well as healthcare, security alarm, communications, environmental, maritime, franchise, waste management, professional sports, government contractor, technology, and other "specialized" borrowers.

In this practice area, our clients benefit from our membership in Meritas Law Firms Worldwide to efficiently handle transactions involving borrowers with multi-jurisdictional, cross border and international business operations.

Our Services Include

  • Acquisition and Recapitalization Financings
  • Asset-Based Lending
  • Debtor-in-Possession Financing
  • Equipment Lease Financing
  • Government Guaranteed Lending
  • Hedging Transactions
  • Intercreditor and Subordination Agreements
  • Interest Rate Swaps
  • Letters of Credit
  • Loan Participations
  • Maritime Finance Including Ship Mortgage Financings
  • Securitization and Other Structured Finance Products
  • Syndicated and Multi-Lender Transactions
  • Trade Finance
  • Tranche B and Other Secured Mezzanine Loans