Practice Area

Banking and Finance

Representation of financial institutions and financial service providers is a core practice area for MPS Law. We have experience in all aspects of secured lending, including structuring, documentation, workouts, forbearance agreements, and creditors rights issues in local, regional, and multistate transactions.

We work with financial institutions, intermediaries, brokers, developers, insurance companies, property managers, real estate investment groups, and other interested parties to facilitate an extensive variety of real estate and commercial secured lending projects. We also represent owners and developers in connection with the structuring, negotiation, documentation, and closing of a broad range of credit facilities. A summary of the areas in which we can provide assistance:

  • Asset-based financing
  • Bond financing credit enhancements
  • Commercial lending
  • Commercial mortgage securitizations, including multi-family loan programs
  • ESOP financing
  • Formation and capitalization of bank holding companies and de novo banks
  • HUD financing
  • Letters of credit
  • Lease financing
  • Mezzanine and subordinate debt
  • Residential development financing, including single-family and multi-family
  • Retail, office, R&D, industrial, and mixed-use project financing
  • Public/private project financing, including TIFs
  • Regulatory and compliance matters
  • Secured and unsecured working capital lines of credit and term loan financing
  • Senior and assisted living development financing
  • Syndicated credits, participations, and multi-bank lending relationships
  • Troubled loans and workouts
  • Venture capital and private equity investments

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Contact

Chicago Office

T: 312-461-4328
F: 312-987-9854

Suburban Office

T: 847-330-2400
F: 847-330-1231

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“I’d put our lending expertise up against anyone’s. It’s where we started – two of our founding partners were among the best in Schaumburg in the 1990s, and we just built it from there.”