Overview

Our seasoned and knowledgeable attorneys serve as counsel to leading corporate trustees worldwide. Knowing the nature and satisfaction of their document-based duties and fiduciary responsibilities, we can advise you in all aspects of your agency and trust matters. We provide you with experienced and measured counsel across the full spectrum of corporate trust situations, including transaction closing, post-closing, and administration issues. We offer default and bankruptcy counsel that strives to protect your interests throughout negotiations, settlements, and proceedings.

A comprehensive perspective helps our clients grow thier business while managing risk.

We are guided by principles of responsiveness, cost efficiency, and accuracy. Our corporate trust attorneys concentrate on representing and protecting corporate trustees as well as delivering results—and value—in a challenging market. As a business-focused firm, Hinckley Allen offers a broad understanding of the latest developments in the legal, administrative, and transactional environment in which corporate trustees operate.

Services

We offer a full complement of services involving all types of financial products, including:

  • Project Finance
  • Loan Agency
  • Corporate Debt
  • Municipal Debt
  • Securitization
  • Escrow and other Specialized Agency
  • Matters involving defaults and bankruptcy, regulatory compliance, internal policies and procedures, government investigations and litigation

Experience

  • We served as counsel to the offshore collateral agent and offshore depositary in connection with a secured financing related to a portfolio of projects in Chile consisting of several solar photovoltaic projects.
  • We represented the administrative agent, offshore collateral agent and offshore accounts bank in connection with the $150MM secured loan financing to build a wind farm in Argentina.
  • We served as counsel to the indenture trustee on numerous conventional debt note offerings, including convertible note, TIA-qualified, high-yield, exchangeable, subordinated and secured note offerings.
  • We served as counsel to the administrative agent, offshore collateral agent and offshore account bank in connection with the financing of a $855MM senior loan for the construction of the Uruguay Central Railway project, which is expected to be the country’s largest infrastructure project.
  • We served as counsel to the offshore collateral agent, offshore depositary, registrar and paying agent in connection with the financing for the construction and operation of a portfolio of electric transmission projects in Chile. The financing was granted through a private placement under Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act.
  • We served as counsel to the indenture trustee, domestic and foreign paying agent, and calculation agent on several global and medium note programs.
  • We served as counsel to the administrative agent and New York counsel to the onshore collateral agents in Brazil, Peru, Colombia and Mexico in connection with a $130MM senior secured term loan facility.
  • We served as counsel to the offshore collateral agent and offshore account bank in connection with a financing for the construction of the second largest gas fired power plant in Brazil.
  • We Served as counsel to the offshore collateral agent and offshore account bank in connection with a $100MM financing for a windfarm project in Argentina.
  • We served as counsel to the owner trustee in connection with the formation of an FAA citizenship trust and the negotiation of the underlying finance documentations related thereto.
  • We served as counsel to the administrative agent, intercreditor agent and paying agent in connection with a $300MM senior secured private placement and a $100MM revolving letter of credit facility for a 306 MW wind powered electric generation facility to be developed in Tamaulipas, Mexico.
  • We served as counsel to the collateral agent on a senior secured revolving credit facility backed by five oil rigs.
  • We served as counsel to the intercreditor agent, offshore collateral agent, offshore account bank, administrative agent and indenture trustee in connection with a $1.8B financing for the design, construction and operation of a thermal power plant in Brazil, expected to be the largest in South America.
  • We served as counsel to the administrative agent, offshore security agent and offshore account bank in connection with a $120MM financing for the construction of a greenfield thermal power plant in Conakry, Guinea.
  • We represented the indenture trustee and intercreditor agent in connection with a $625MM secured notes issuance, to be used by the issuer for construction of a new airport terminal and ongoing operations at the airport in Panama.
  • We served as counsel to the offshore collateral agent and offshore accounts bank in connection with a $450MM secured credit facility for a liquefied natural gas regasification terminal and a gas fired power plant in Panama.
  • We represented the collateral agent in connection with a $480MM senior secured note financing for a new arena for the Golden State Warriors.
  • We represented the indenture trustee, offshore collateral agent, offshore account bank and intercreditor agent in connection with a $379MM senior secured notes issuance for the development, ownership, operation and maintenance of three electricity transmission circuits located in Chile.
  • We served as counsel to the indenture trustee, collateral agent and paying agent in connection with a $1.4B league wide financing for the National Hockey League.
  • We served as counsel to financial institutions in connection with the sale of numerous portfolios of mortgage servicing rights.
  • We represented a large financial institution as indenture trustee on multiple asset-backed securitization transactions with large auto and equipment lease issuers.
  • We represented financial institutions on numerous domestic and international escrows and exchange and paying agencies.
  • We represented financial institutions on numerous domestic and international conventional debt issuances.
  • We counseled the corporate trust businesses of multiple large financial institutions on internal matters, including best practices for internal document review, risk mitigation, the construction and updating of form documents, providing legal and risk analyses of new transactions, and revising policies and procedures.

News & Insight

Publication

Corporate Deal Report 2020- By the Numbers

February 1, 2021

See how we drove significant results for clients in 2020.