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Jonathan M. Vance

Associate
+1.214.939.5425
Fax +1.214.939.5849
Mr. Vance is an associate at the firm’s Dallas office, where he focuses on the representation of agents and lenders in connection with syndicated and single lender asset based lending transactions (secured by accounts and notes receivable, equipment, inventory, and other types of collateral). Additionally, Mr. Vance has more than 9 years’ experience representing agents and lenders in a wide range of other financing transactions, including cash flow based lending, and project finance transactions (including solar and wind farms). Mr. Vance also counsels agents and lenders in connection with restructuring and loan work-out related matters.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates Mr. Vance served as a finance associate at several international law firms based in New York and Charlotte, where he concentrated his practice in asset-based lending, project finance, and other syndicated and non-syndicated finance transactions.

ABL Transactions
  • Represented Agent and Syndicate Lenders in a $2.2 billion senior secured ABL and Floorplan and Revolving Credit Facility with a borrowing base consisting of accounts and inventory.
  • Represented Agent and Syndicate Lenders in a $1.8 billion senior secured ABL Facility with a borrowing base consisting of a portfolio of loans purchased by the Borrower from its affiliates.
  • Represented Agent and Lenders in a $230 million senior secured Automotive Floorplan and Revolving Credit Facility.
  • Represented Agent and Lenders in a $50 million senior secured ABL Facility with a borrowing base consisting of receivables based on outstanding revolving and term loans.
  • Represented sole Lender in a $60 million senior secured ABL Facility with a borrowing base consisting of accounts and equipment.
  • Represented Second Lien Agent in a $30 million senior subordinated ABL Facility with a borrowing base consisting of purchased accounts receivable.
Cash Flow Based Financing Transactions
  • Represented Agent and Syndicated Lenders in a $450 million senior secured Revolver and Term Loan Credit Facility to a solar panel and microchip manufacturer.
  • Represented Agent and Syndicate Lenders in a $350 million senior secured Revolver and Term Loan Credit Facility to a truck equipment manufacturer.
  • Represented Agent and Syndicate Lenders in a $150 million senior secured Revolver and Term Loan Credit Facility to a fitness franchise company.
  • Represented Agent and Syndicate Lenders in a $375 million senior secured Revolver and Term Loan Credit Facility to an advanced medical and life sciences materials manufacturer.
  • Represented Agent and Syndicate Lenders in a $270 million senior secured Revolver and Term Loan Credit Facility to a real estate brokerage company.
  • Represented sole Lender in a $160 million senior secured senior secured Revolver and Term Loan Credit Facility to a medical device manufacturing company.
Renewable Energy Financing Transactions
  • Represented sole Lender in a $50 million Project Financing for a multi-site solar farm project in New York.
  • Represented sole Lender in a $45 million Project Financing for a solar farm in Nevada.
  • Represented sole Lender in a $75 million Project Financing for a wind farm in Idaho.
  • Represented sole Lender in a $65 million project financing for wind farm in Texas.
Workouts and Restructuring Transactions
  • Represented a distressed Lender in the sale and assignment of a portfolio of loans to another Lender.
  • Represented the Agent in the workout of a $130 million senior secured revolver and term loan facility to a healthcare services provider, including the implementation of a super priority facility to provide emergency financing.