Finance & Capital Markets



Robinson Bradshaw’s finance and capital markets practice is a cornerstone of our firm, evidenced by our continual rankings in the Best Law Firms report, including earning Tier 1 status. 

Our finance and capital markets clients include national banks, state-chartered banks, funds, small business investment companies, business development companies, and public and private corporations. Our practice encompasses everything from bilateral working capital facilities to large, multibillion-dollar syndicated financings. With our deep and varied experience representing both lenders and borrowers, our client-centric deal teams have extensive experience in transactions up and down the capital structure, including:

  • Investment grade and non-investment grade syndicated credit facilities, having advised arrangers and lenders in syndicated lending transactions with an aggregate deal volume of more than $113 billion over a six-year period
  • Bridge acquisition financings
  • Second lien, unitranche and subordinated debt credit facilities
  • Asset-based working capital facilities
  • Multicurrency cross-border financings
  • Intercreditor agreements
  • Note purchase agreements
  • Loan workouts and debt restructurings, including debtor-in-possession financings
  • Receivables-based financings

With this breadth of practice extending across markets and capital structures, we have a sophisticated understanding of debt finance and capital markets transactions and can provide our clients with focused and efficient deal teams tailored to their needs. Attorneys with significant relevant experience closely manage all transactions throughout the structuring, due diligence and documentation phase of a deal. Moreover, our "one firm" philosophy ensures that our lending clients will benefit from our mergers and acquisitions, tax, ERISA and bankruptcy professionals as circumstances dictate during the course of any debt finance transaction.

Honors & Awards

  • Chambers USA, banking & finance, 2008-24
  • Best Law Firmsnational Tier 2 for securities/capital markets law, 2016-17; national Tier 3 for securities/capital markets law, 2014-15, 2018-24; Charlotte Tier 1 for banking and finance law, 2011-24; Charlotte Tier 1 for litigation - banking and finance, 2015-24; Charlotte Tier 1 for securities/capital markets law, 2011-24; Raleigh Tier 1 for securities/capital markets law, 2019-24; Charlotte Tier 1 for financial services regulation law, 2012, 2023-24
  • IFLR1000, North Carolina Tier 2, banking, 2019-22


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