Gayle A. Berne

Gayle Berne focuses her practice on representing leading financial institutions as well as borrowers in complex financing transactions involving a variety of credit structures. She has handled syndicated credit facilities on both a leveraged and investment-grade basis, acquisition financings, cash flow and asset-backed financings, asset-based lending, mezzanine financings, subordinated debt transactions and first lien/second lien arrangements, recapitalizations, and cross-border facilities, with an emphasis on secured and asset-based lending transactions.

Gayle has managed transactions ranging in size from small cap single lender to large syndicated credits and across a wide variety of industries such as technology, health care, oil and gas, media, entertainment and communications, manufacturing and retail, education, food, transportation, agriculture, maritime, and marketing. She has negotiated many intercreditor and subordination agreements, agreements among lenders, and participation arrangements. She also has advised on fund guaranteed financings and a wide variety of letter of credit transactions. [1]