2024 Texas ACG Capital Connection

Our attorneys are excited to attend the 2024 Texas ACG Capital Connection on April 2-3, 2024, in Dallas. Please reach out to one of the attending attorneys below to learn more about Holland & Knight and what our firm has to offer. We look forward to connecting with you.

Experience You Can Bank On

Holland & Knight is a global law firm with approximately 2,200 lawyers and other professionals in 34 offices worldwide. The firm's lawyers and advisors provide representation in litigation, corporate and finance, real estate, healthcare and governmental matters. Interdisciplinary practice groups and industry-based teams provide clients with efficient access to attorneys throughout the firm.

Our significant experience with Senior Syndicated and Senior Cash-Flow Lending and Asset-Based Lending transactions allows us to provide timely and market current representation in a highly efficient manner. Having structured virtually all types of Cash-Flow and ABL facilities, we are well versed in the primary credit concerns and considerations of our clients – from the everyday to the esoteric. Our full service counseling focuses on achieving our clients’ desired business results in a manner consistent with institutional objectives.

Holland & Knight regularly ranks among the leading M&A and private equity law firms in reputable, benchmarking league tables published by Bloomberg, LSEG (formerly Refinitiv), Mergermarket, PitchBook and The Deal. In 2023, the firm ranked among the top five most active law firms in the U.S. and top 10 globally for its work in private equity transactions.

Sourcing and Matching Middle-Market Deal Opportunities with Buyers and Lenders

Our team knows that competition for deal flow is extremely high, with a large amount of capital in the market chasing too few deals. We launched HK Deal Flow℠ to enhance and supplement the deal-sourcing strategy of our private equity, family office, lender and other institutional investor clients.

As longtime trusted advisors to funds, portfolio companies, family offices, independent sponsors and other investors, Holland & Knight's attorneys advise clients on the legal and business challenges of today, providing responsive and comprehensive services to our clients.

We know where the pain points are in deals and the difference that having world-class counsel – and service – can make. Our proprietary HK Deal Flow℠ program is one of the many ways that we go above and beyond to service our clients.

Holland & Knight Attorneys Attending the Texas ACG Capital Connection

Anthony J. Herrera
Anthony Herrera
Partner
Dallas

Anthony Herrera possesses an extensive background representing clients in the structuring, negotiation, documentation and closing of a broad variety of lending and financing transactions. He is particularly skilled and knowledgeable in asset-based lending and other senior-secured debt transactions. Mr. Herrera advises several of the nation's largest banks as well as finance companies, hedge funds and other debt investors in their domestic and international lending transactions, across a broad range of industries. A significant portion of Mr. Herrera's practice is dedicated to representing lenders in sponsor-backed credit facilities often involving multiple tranches of debt and complex intercreditor arrangements. Additionally, many of his engagements involve multijurisdictional and other complex cross-border components.


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Ashley M. Ingraham
Ashley Ingraham
Partner
Dallas

Ashley Ingraham primarily represents financial institutions, capital companies, business credit divisions and private capital funds in connection with their lending and investment transactions, including asset-based lending, cash-flow lending, real estate financing and senior debt financing. Ms. Ingraham also counsels senior lenders, subordinated lenders and equity investors in the complex intercreditor arrangements critical to various types of transactions. In addition, Ms. Ingraham also represents clients in mergers and acquisitions, as well as general corporate matters.


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Chauncey Lane
Partner
Dallas

Chauncey Lane structures and negotiates complex transactions for strategic buyers and sellers as well as private equity firms in the technology and financial services industries. A thought leader on rapidly evolving deal trends and strategies, Mr. Lane is regularly called on to advise clients on their most significant transactions, including stock and asset acquisitions, going private transactions, leveraged buyouts, carve-outs, platform acquisitions, add-on acquisitions and recapitalizations. Mr. Lane regularly leverages his transactional skills and knowledge to advise clients on cross-border transactions in Europe and South Asia, among other international jurisdictions. Mr. Lane also serves as an adviser to venture capital funds and other alternative financing vehicles, where he regularly leads significant investment transactions into emerging growth companies and strategic partnerships.


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Jeremiah Mayfield
Jeremiah Mayfield
Partner
Dallas

Jeremiah Mayfield is the practice group leader for the Texas Region of the Corporate, M&A and Securities Group. Mr. Mayfield focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, investment fund formations, public and private capital raises, joint ventures and corporate governance matters. He represents a variety of clients across a number of industries, with a particular focus on energy-related companies, including upstream, midstream, oilfield services and clean technology.


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Jonathan Riley
Partner
Dallas

Jonathan Riley represents many of the nation's largest financial institutions and business capital companies in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of complex credit transactions. Additionally, he frequently advises corporate borrowers and private equity portfolio companies across a wide range of industries in connection with such transactions. As part of his practice, Mr. Riley provides counsel on secured and unsecured credit facilities, including bilateral and syndicated transactions, leveraged acquisitions and unitranche transactions. In particular, he has extensive experience documenting complex structured finance, fund finance and asset-based lending transactions.


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Michelle Suárez
Partner
Dallas

Michelle Suárez advises financial institutions, capital companies, business credit divisions and private capital funds in connection with their lending and investment transactions. Ms. Suárez has represented senior lenders throughout her 20 years of practice and, in particular, has an extensive understanding of structuring and negotiating complex asset-based credit facilities. She also has in-depth experience in senior cash flow products, tranche-B financings, leveraged acquisitions, recapitalizations, equipment financings, subordinated debt and mezzanine investments, as well as venture capital and other equity financings. Ms. Suárez also counsels senior lenders, subordinated lenders and equity investors in the complex intercreditor arrangements critical to various types of transactions, along with workouts and restructurings for troubled investments.


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Scott C. Wallace
Scott Wallace
Partner
Dallas

Scott Wallace is the executive partner of Holland & Knight's Dallas office and practices in the area of corporate finance. Mr. Wallace counsels financial institutions in a variety of financing transactions, including asset-based and cash flow lending, subordinated debt, mezzanine and structured finance transactions, as well as workouts and restructurings. He is experienced in helping clients close deals efficiently in a rapid marketplace. Mr. Wallace also represents borrowers in financing transactions, and buyers and sellers in acquisition transactions. He advises clients in a wide range of industries and economic sectors, including manufacturing, healthcare, real estate, retail, service, distribution, and oil and gas.


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Chad Barton
Chad Barton
Associate
Dallas

Chad Barton represents private equity sponsors, their portfolio companies and a variety of other public and private companies in complex strategic, financial and other business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), including bolt-on and roll-up transactions; divestitures; carve-outs; joint ventures; restructurings; private equity-backed investments and venture capital investments, as well as general corporate counseling. Mr. Barton has substantial experience with planning, structuring and negotiating transactions for a diverse range of public company and private equity clients in the healthcare, energy, technology and telecommunications sector.


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