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K&L Gates Guides Bar Harbor Bankshares on $40 Million Debt Offering

2 December 2019
Boston – Global law firm K&L Gates LLP has counseled Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE: BHB) on the issuance of a $40 million debt aggregate principal amount of fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes in a private placement transaction. Bar Harbor will use the proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, including the replacement of $22 million of subordinated notes outstanding from earlier this year.

The K&L Gates team that advised Bar Harbor was led by Boston partners Stanley Ragalevsky and Steve Palmer with assistance from Boston associates Rob Tammero, Erin Bruynell, and Bella Zaslavsky.

Bar Harbor Bankshares is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Operating over 50 locations across Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, and has more than $3.6 billion in assets.

K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals.

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