In the post-financial crisis world, banks and other financial institutions are still grappling with increased government regulation, scarce capital and public distrust. To survive and be in a good position for the economic upswing, industry players must find buyers for their distressed debt, seek methods of organic growth and focus on specialized markets and customers.

Kilpatrick Townsend’s financial services attorneys have served hundreds of financial institutions across the country on a wide variety of transactional, regulatory, risk management and compliance matters. We have also represented large financial institutions, securities brokers, financing companies and consumer credit ratings companies in various legal disputes. Our litigation experience in the financial services sector includes defense of breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty claims, securities law violation claims and individual and class actions arising out of consumer credit and credit rating disputes.

Financial Services

Experience Highlights

Asset management agreement and transactional structuring for an investment advisory service company
Assisted an investment advisory service company with its asset management agreement for a complex, multibillion dollar transaction involving a more
$50M senior-secured revolving credit facility to a discount retail electronics company
Represented a lead agent and lender in connection with a $50 million senior-secured revolving credit facility provided to a discount retail more
Finance transaction for a leading European financial services company
Represented a leading European financial services company in connection with a €140 million sale and lease back connected to a Swedish power more
Public offering of common stock by Northfield Bancorp, Incorporated
Represented the underwriter, Sandler O' Neill & Partners, L.P., in a $355.6 million public offering of common stock by Northfield Bancorp, Inc. more

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