Paul M. Roder is a partner in the Banking and Finance practice group of Moses & Singer LLP. He represents money center banks and other financial institutions, both foreign and domestic, in a variety of financing transactions, including secured and unsecured lending and letter of credit transactions. His clients often serve as lead agents and arrangers in syndicated credit facilities and he advises them in all aspects of such transactions, including the structuring, negotiating, and documenting thereof. He regularly represents clients on extensions of credit to a range of borrowers, including public and private companies, and in cross-border financings.
Paul has extensive experience in fund finance, including subscription finance, other credit extensions supported by capital commitments, and general partner and investment management company credit facilities. Over the last two decades, he has represented money center banks as lead agents and arrangers, and as syndicate members, in hundreds of subscription credit facilities. These facilities include multi-fund, parallel fund, and master/feeder fund structures with sponsors primarily located in North America and Europe. In addition, he represents clients in bilateral subscription credit facilities, hybrid subscription credit facilities (which include subscription collateral together with collateral from other asset classes), “after-care” credit facilities, and credit facilities secured by investment management fees and other rights to payment. The borrowers are typically private equity funds, including real estate opportunity funds, leveraged buyout funds, infrastructure funds, distressed debt funds, and mezzanine funds, and include funds from some of the premier sponsors in the industry.