Overview

Danielle V. Garcia is a financial services attorney based in Los Angeles who focuses her practice on representing lenders in secured finance transactions – including senior, second lien and mezzanine financings – on an asset-based, recurring revenue, cash-flow and leverage basis.

Ms. Garcia advises clients on the establishment of credit facilities regarding acquisitions (including tender offers), recapitalizations, refinancings, debtor-in-possession financings, working capital and other strategic financings. She also has extensive experience with restructurings, workouts and intercreditor negotiations.

In addition, Ms. Garcia's transactional experience includes U.S. and cross-border financing transactions involving both public and private companies in a variety of industry sectors, including retail, dining, technology, software, energy, transportation, importing and distribution, construction, manufacturing, service and agriculture.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Garcia handled financial services matters for a national law firm in its Los Angeles office.

Experience

  • Represented co-agent and lender in $190 million cash flow unitranche facility for provider of telecom and mobility management software in connection with its acquisition and take-private of a competitor
  • Represented co-agent and lender in $115 million asset-based unitranche facility for take-private of manufacturer and distributor of consumer audio peripherals
  • Represented agent and lender in a $30 million asset-based revolving credit facility to U.S., Canadian and U.K. borrowers engaged in designing, marketing and distributing professional audio and musical instrument products
  • Represented agent and lender in a $50 million asset-based unitranche credit facility to a manufacturer and designer of premium snowboards and accessories
  • Represented lender in a $5.5 million cash flow term loan to a financial services software company providing solutions for compliance mandates
  • Represented agent and lender in a $38 million debtor-in-possession, asset-based financing and Section 363 sale of a golf equipment retailer
  • Represented agent and lender in a $200 million widely syndicated revolving facility to a public limited partnership whose operations include mining and selling sand for the hydraulic fracking industry, as well as the manufacture and distribution of biodiesel and petroleum products
  • Represented agent and lender in a $20 million asset-based revolving credit facility to an online retailer of designer clothing, accessories and home furnishings
  • Represented agent and lender in a $100 million asset-based revolving credit facility, with a $60 million Export-Import Bank subline, to a leading manufacturer of yarn for the apparel industry
  • Represented agent and lender in a $24 million cash flow unitranche credit facility to a software company providing surgical instrument tracking and workflow solutions for sterile processing departments of hospitals and surgical centers
  • Represented agent and lender in a $27 million cash flow facility for a software provider with a focus on related services for government legislative records management
  • Represented lender in a $12.5 million cash flow credit facility for a provider of point-of-care software and laboratory billings software to hospitals and hospital laboratories
  • Represented agent and lender in a $250 million widely syndicated asset-based revolving credit facility to a manufacturer and distributor of metal products
  • Represented agent and lender in a $80 million asset-based revolving credit facility to an automobile parts manufacturer and distributor, extended in connection with its leveraged buyout by a private equity company
  • Represented agent and lender in a $100 million asset-based multicurrency revolving credit facility to an international outsourcing provider in connection with a tender offer for its stock by a private equity company, the company's merger with another outsourcing company and the issuance by the combined companies of $250 million in secured second lien notes; borrowing base assets were located in the U.S., Netherlands, Canada and the Philippines

Credentials

Education
  • UCLA School of Law, J.D.
  • Yale University, B.A., Sociology
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • California
Memberships
  • Commercial Finance Association, Commercial Finance Conference of California
  • Financial Lawyers Conference
  • Step Up Women's Network, Luminary Circle Member
Honors & Awards
  • Chambers USA – America's Leading Business Lawyers guide, Banking & Finance, 2017-2019

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