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Aaron S. Rothman

Fax +1.704.353.3146
Mr. Rothman focuses his practice on commercial lending, corporate finance, private equity and mezzanine financing. He has significant experience representing creditors, equity security holders, debtors and third party lenders in distressed loans and trading opportunities, debtor-in-possession financings, in-court and out-of-court restructurings, loan modifications and work outs. His clients include public and privately held corporations, private equity and mezzanine investment funds and leading national banks. In addition, Mr. Rothman has represented clients in a variety of complex business transactions, including the purchase and sale of private companies, recapitalizations and equity investments. He has experience in a number of industries, including, among others, retail, hospitality, telecommunications, defense and oil and gas.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Rothman was an associate in the bankruptcy and restructuring group of an international law firm in New York.

  • Represented investment fund in connection with $150 million debtor-in-possession loan to a Major League Baseball team
  • Represented private equity fund as member of consortium in connection with $7 billion restructuring and acquisition of privately-held wireless broadband and satellite company
  • Represented private equity firm in $650 million refinancing, exchange and control transaction in regards to privately-held government contractor, and subsequent sale of the business to a third party acqiror
  • Represented lender in connection with $80 million debtor-in-possession loan to a resort development in the Bahamas
  • Represented investment fund in a $30 million debtor-in-possession loan to one of the largest providers of home medical equipment and services in the United States
  • Represented consortium of lenders in $4.1 billion distressed acquisition of hotel chain with 664 properties internationally