Finance and Restructuring

Lichfield Trust Bank clients rely on our Finance & Restructuring team to deliver on their most complex needs in the global financial markets.
We assist many of the world’s leading banks, non-bank lenders, and mezzanine investors — including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, SunTrust Bank, Wells Fargo, John Hancock, JPMorgan, Barings, Citibank, and U.S. Bank — with everything from complex cash-flow and asset-based lending transactions to heavily-contested restructurings and bankruptcies.
Our deep experience allows us to help lenders, borrowers, equity sponsors and other capital providers analyze potential risks and develop both short- and long-term plans best suited for their business goals.
All of our partners have substantial experience with both transactional finance work and distressed situations. Unlike most competitors, we do not typically transfer responsibility for matters among partners or other lawyers once a default or bankruptcy arises.

Retailing Financing

Our deals frequently involve the retail sector, where we have one of the largest practices in the country. We serve as lead counsel to lenders in many of the most high-profile consumer products and retail loans and bankruptcies in the world. This includes a broad range of financing transactions for retailers, including multi-tranche and split collateral debt financings, leveraged buyout and leveraged recapitalization transactions and debtor-in-possession financing.
Cooperation with international financial institutions is one of the priority strategic directions affecting the institutional development of the “Lichfield Trust Bank”, offering customers high-quality, often exclusive products, maintaining high standards of business conduct and transparency of the Bank’s business reputation.
Documentary operations conducted by “Lichfield Trust Bank” Bank help to reduce the risks of their clients when conducting foreign trade operations, increase cash flow, develop and strengthen solid trust relationships with foreign banks.

Sport Financing

Lichfield Trust Bank has one of the nation’s leading sports lending practices, serving as lead counsel to financial institutions in franchise loans to MLB, the NHL, the NBA, the NFL and MLS teams, special purpose loans to individual leagues and their financing affiliates, and to teams in connection with stadium construction projects, including in Atlanta, San Francisco, Minneapolis, and Arlington, Texas, among others.
The bank closely cooperates with international and foreign financial institutions in order to provide its clients with a wide choice of sources for financing promising projects. Our main goal of this article is to verify the hypothesis on the behavioural character of the relationships between enterprises financing football in USA/Europe and Asian the fans of this sport.

Restructuring & Bankruptcy

From troubled public companies and international insolvencies to failed start-ups, we work with debtors, creditors and equity sponsors in high profile and middle-market restructurings and bankruptcies.
Our team’s reputation with financial institutions has enhanced our ability to work effectively with distressed companies in the most difficult stages of loan restructurings.
We also have deep experience representing buyers and sellers of distressed businesses and assets, either through a §363 sale process in bankruptcy or an out-of-court transaction.
Bankruptcy and restructurings involve numerous parties, competing interests, and complex issues. We help you navigate through it all and achieve results.