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William Holland's practice focuses on corporate transactions with an emphasis on secured and unsecured commercial loan and credit transactions, including cross border financings, acquisition finance, leveraged buy-out transactions, asset-based finance, structured finance and project finance.  In addition, he also represents banks and other clients in connection with swap, option and other derivatives transactions, including interest rate hedging, foreign exchange and currency transactions and equity option derivatives.

Mr. Holland also has significant experience in loan restructurings, forbearances, UCC foreclosure sales and other workout transactions, and he also represents buyers and sellers of distressed debt and other assets.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • Sewall Child Development Center - Board Member, 2009–Present
    • Internet Safety Foundation - Advisory Board Member, 2008–Present
    • National Sports Center for the Disabled - Volunteer Ski Instructor, Winter Park, Colorado, 2002–Present
    • Volunteers of America; Meals on Wheels Program - Volunteer, 1998–Present
    • Law School Honor Committee Representative and Honor Counsel, University of Virginia Honor System, 1991–1993
    • Virginia Journal of International Law, 1991–1993
    • National Sports Center for the Disabled - Volunteer Ski Instructor, Winter Park, Colorado, 2002–Present
    • Volunteers of America; Meals on Wheels Program - Volunteer, 1998–Present
    • Law School Honor Committee Representative and Honor Counsel, University of Virginia Honor System, 1991–1993
    • Virginia Journal of International Law, 1991–1993
    • Law School Honor Committee Representative and Honor Counsel, University of Virginia Honor System, 1991–1993
    • Virginia Journal of International Law, 1991–1993
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Representative Experience

  • Representation of lead Agent in $400,000,000 syndicated senior unsecured credit facility with international heavy machinery company.
  • Representation of lead Agent in $150,000,000 syndicated senior secured credit facility with craft brewing company.
  • Representation of lead Agent in $50,000,000 syndicated senior secured credit facility with international food company.
  • Representation of sports and entertainment company in $200,000,000 multipurpose arena project financing
  • Representation of alternative energy developer in connection with $222,000,000 non-recourse project financing for 150 MW wind farm
  • Representation of alternative energy developer in connection with $285,000,000 non-recourse project financing for 200 MW wind farm
  • Representation of international mining company in connection with $175,000,000 letter of credit facility
  • Representation of oil and gas developer in connection with $75,000,000 gas exploration and production loan
  • Representation of mezzanine lender in connection with $30,000,000 oil and gas exploration and production loan
  • Representation of owner of sports arena in $160,000,000 senior secured syndicated revolving and term loan credit facilities
  • Representation of national restaurant chain in $175,000,000 senior syndicated leveraged dividend recapitalization transaction
  • Representation of theater advertising company in $265,000,000 senior secured syndicated revolving and term loan credit facilities
  • Representation of  bank in $46,000,000 recapitalization loan to portfolio company of private equity sponsor
  • Representation of mining company in $150,000,000 debt private placement
  • Representation of private equity group in acquisition of assets of media/technology company in Article 9 foreclosure sale
  • Representation of mining company in $250,000,000 senior unsecured syndicated revolving credit facility
  • Representation of sports and entertainment company in $78,500,000 stadium co-financing
  • Representation of national restaurant chain in $125,000,000 senior secured syndicated revolving and term loan credit facilities
  • Representation of telecommunications company in $20,000,000 leveraged dividend recapitalization transaction
  • Representation of technology company in $40,525,000 leveraged dividend recapitalization transaction
  • Representation of sports and entertainment company in $130,000,000 combined senior secured revolving and term credit facilities for sports arenas, secured by equity interests and other personal and real property
  • Representation of private equity sponsor in $60,000,000 leveraged buyout acquisition financing, consisting of $30,000,000 senior secured revolving asset-based credit facility and $30,000,000 mezzanine financing
  • Representation of private equity sponsor in $66,000,000 leveraged buyout acquisition financing, consisting of $15,600,000 senior secured credit facility, $10,400,000 senior subordinated secured credit facility, and $40,000,000 secured mezzanine financing
  • Representation of private equity sponsor in $54,200,000 leveraged buyout acquisition loan facility for aircraft services company, consisting of $43,800,000 senior secured credit facility and $10,400,000 mezzanine financing
  • Representation of Agent and bank syndicate in $200,000,000 syndicated senior secured credit facility with international technology company
  • Representation of sponsor and special purpose vehicle in $50,000,000 acquisition financing
  • Representation of sponsor and project company in $184,000,000 telecommunications non-recourse project financing
  • Representation of international mining company in $1,150,000,000 convertible note issuance and related equity hedging transactions
  • Representation of national restaurant chain in $110,000,000 senior secured syndicated revolving and term loan credit facilities
  • Representation of private equity sponsor in $45,000,000 leveraged buyout acquisition loan facility for third party administrator (TPA) company
  • Representation of national advertising and digital media company in $805,000,000 senior secured syndicated revolving and term loan credit facilities
  • Representation of private equity sponsor in $39,500,000 leveraged buyout acquisition loan facility
  • Representation of commercial bank lender in $35,000,000 senior secured revolving credit facility with brewery company
  • Representation of leasing and financing services company in $75,000,000 senior secured structured finance credit facility
  • Representation of national restaurant chain in $185,000,000 syndicated recapitalization credit facilities ($95,000,000 First Lien Revolving and Term Loan Facility, $65,000,000 Second Lien Term Loan Facility, $25,000,000 Subordinated Term Loan Facility)
  • Representation of Agent and bank syndicate in $130,000,000 syndicated senior secured term and revolving credit facility with international construction company
  • Representation of data storage company in $75,000,000 syndicated senior unsecured credit facility
  • Representation of Agent and bank syndicate in $80,000,000 syndicated senior secured leveraged buyout and cross border credit facility with international ski wear company

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter: “Negotiating Commercial Loan Guarantees," Strafford Publications, Inc., March 2014
  • Presenter: “UCC Article 9 Practice Toolkit,” WebCredenza Webinar, November 2012
  • Presenter: "Security Interests in Intellectual Property," 10th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property Institute, June 2012
  • Paper Presentation: “Price Risk Management: The ISDA Agreement,” Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Midstream Annual Conference, Houston, TX, February 2011
  • Moderator: “State of the Credit Markets,” Association for Corporate Growth 2010 Dealmakers’ Forum, November 2010
  • Panelist: “State of the Debt Markets,” WebCredenza Webinar, September 2010
  • Panelist: “State of the Credit Markets,” B. Riley Annual Investor Conference, Santa Monica, CA, May 2010
  • Panelist: “Commercial Law Developments, Reprise,” ABA Webcast, July 2010
  • Panelist: “Commercial Law Developments,” ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting, Denver, CO, April 2010
  • Panelist: “Commercial Loan Workouts,” WebCredenza Webinar, January 2010
  • Moderator and Panelist: “State of the Credit Markets,” WebCredenza Webinar, March 2009
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Mr. Holland's practice focuses on corporate transactions with an emphasis on secured and unsecured commercial loan and credit transactions, including cross border financings, acquisition finance, leveraged buy-out transactions, asset-based finance, structured finance and project finance.  In addition, he also represents banks and other clients in connection with swap, option and other derivatives transactions, including interest rate hedging, foreign exchange and currency transactions and equity option derivatives.

Mr. Holland also has significant experience in loan restructurings, forbearances, UCC foreclosure sales and other workout transactions, and he also represents buyers and sellers of distressed debt and other assets.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • Sewall Child Development Center - Board Member, 2009–Present
    • Internet Safety Foundation - Advisory Board Member, 2008–Present
    • National Sports Center for the Disabled - Volunteer Ski Instructor, Winter Park, Colorado, 2002–Present
    • Volunteers of America; Meals on Wheels Program - Volunteer, 1998–Present
    • Law School Honor Committee Representative and Honor Counsel, University of Virginia Honor System, 1991–1993
    • Virginia Journal of International Law, 1991–1993 
    • National Sports Center for the Disabled - Volunteer Ski Instructor, Winter Park, Colorado, 2002–Present
    • Volunteers of America; Meals on Wheels Program - Volunteer, 1998–Present
    • Law School Honor Committee Representative and Honor Counsel, University of Virginia Honor System, 1991–1993
    • Virginia Journal of International Law, 1991–1993 
    • Law School Honor Committee Representative and Honor Counsel, University of Virginia Honor System, 1991–1993
    • Virginia Journal of International Law, 1991–1993 
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Representative Experience

  • Representation of lender in $125,000,000 secured film production loan
  • Representation of lender in series of secured film production loans to various film production companies in excess of $60,000,000
  • Representation of subordinated lender in $90,000,000 subordinated film production loan
  • Representation of movie production company in $200,000,000 multi-currency senior secured film credit facility
  • Representation of movie production company in connection with £70,394,099.70 film rights sale and leaseback transaction
  • Representation of sports and entertainment company in $200,000,000 multipurpose arena project financing
  • Representation of owner of sports arena in $160,000,000 senior secured syndicated revolving and term loan credit facilities
  • Representation of sports and entertainment company in $78,500,000 stadium co-financing
  • Representation of sports and entertainment company in $130,000,000 combined senior secured revolving and term credit facilities for sports arenas, secured by equity interests and other personal and real property
  • Representation of alternative energy developer in connection with $222,000,000 non-recourse project financing for 150 MW wind farm
  • Representation of alternative energy developer in connection with $285,000,000 non-recourse project financing for 200 MW wind farm
  • Representation of international mining company in connection with $175,000,000 letter of credit facility
  • Representation of oil and gas developer in connection with $75,000,000 gas exploration and production loan
  • Representation of mezzanine lender in connection with $30,000,000 oil and gas exploration and production loan
  • Representation of national restaurant chain in $175,000,000 senior syndicated leveraged dividend recapitalization transaction
  • Representation of theater advertising company in $265,000,000 senior secured syndicated revolving and term loan credit facilities
  • Representation of  bank in $46,000,000 recapitalization loan to portfolio company of private equity sponsor
  • Representation of mining company in $150,000,000 debt private placement
  • Representation of private equity group in acquisition of assets of media/technology company in Article 9 foreclosure sale
  • Representation of mining company in $250,000,000 senior unsecured syndicated revolving credit facility
  • Representation of national restaurant chain in $125,000,000 senior secured syndicated revolving and term loan credit facilities
  • Representation of telecommunications company in $20,000,000 leveraged dividend recapitalization transaction
  • Representation of technology company in $40,525,000 leveraged dividend recapitalization transaction
  • Representation of private equity sponsor in $60,000,000 leveraged buyout acquisition financing, consisting of $30,000,000 senior secured revolving asset-based credit facility and $30,000,000 mezzanine financing
  • Representation of private equity sponsor in $66,000,000 leveraged buyout acquisition financing, consisting of $15,600,000 senior secured credit facility, $10,400,000 senior subordinated secured credit facility, and $40,000,000 secured mezzanine financing
  • Representation of private equity sponsor in $54,200,000 leveraged buyout acquisition loan facility for aircraft services company, consisting of $43,800,000 senior secured credit facility and $10,400,000 mezzanine financing
  • Representation of Agent and bank syndicate in $200,000,000 syndicated senior secured credit facility with international technology company
  • Representation of sponsor and special purpose vehicle in $50,000,000 acquisition financing
  • Representation of sponsor and project company in $184,000,000 telecommunications non-recourse project financing
  • Representation of international mining company in $1,150,000,000 convertible note issuance and related equity hedging transactions
  • Representation of national restaurant chain in $110,000,000 senior secured syndicated revolving and term loan credit facilities
  • Representation of private equity sponsor in $45,000,000 leveraged buyout acquisition loan facility for third party administrator (TPA) company
  • Representation of national advertising and digital media company in $805,000,000 senior secured syndicated revolving and term loan credit facilities
  • Representation of private equity sponsor in $39,500,000 leveraged buyout acquisition loan facility
  • Representation of commercial bank lender in $35,000,000 senior secured revolving credit facility with brewery company
  • Representation of leasing and financing services company in $75,000,000 senior secured structured finance credit facility
  • Representation of national restaurant chain in $185,000,000 syndicated recapitalization credit facilities ($95,000,000 First Lien Revolving and Term Loan Facility, $65,000,000 Second Lien Term Loan Facility, $25,000,000 Subordinated Term Loan Facility)
  • Representation of Agent and bank syndicate in $130,000,000 syndicated senior secured term and revolving credit facility with international construction company
  • Representation of data storage company in $75,000,000 syndicated senior unsecured credit facility
  • Representation of Agent and bank syndicate in $80,000,000 syndicated senior secured leveraged buyout and cross border credit facility with international ski wear company

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter: “Negotiating Commercial Loan Guarantees," Strafford Publications, Inc., March 2014
  • Presenter: “UCC Article 9 Practice Toolkit,” WebCredenza Webinar, November 2012
  • Presenter: "Security Interests in Intellectual Property," 10th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property Institute, June 2012
  • Paper Presentation: “Price Risk Management: The ISDA Agreement,” Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Midstream Annual Conference, Houston, TX, February 2011
  • Moderator: “State of the Credit Markets,” Association for Corporate Growth 2010 Dealmakers’ Forum, November 2010
  • Panelist: “State of the Debt Markets,” WebCredenza Webinar, September 2010
  • Panelist: “State of the Credit Markets,” B. Riley Annual Investor Conference, Santa Monica, CA, May 2010
  • Panelist: “Commercial Law Developments, Reprise,” ABA Webcast, July 2010
  • Panelist: “Commercial Law Developments,” ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting, Denver, CO, April 2010
  • Panelist: “Commercial Loan Workouts,” WebCredenza Webinar, January 2010
  • Moderator and Panelist: “State of the Credit Markets,” WebCredenza Webinar, March 2009