Bill Herrfeldt is a corporate attorney who focuses on investment fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, and debt financing. Bill has completed complex transactions for clients valued in the billions of dollars. His clients include established large and middle-market companies; start-up and emerging growth companies; private funds; institutional investors; real estate investment managers, owners, and developers; and financial institutions.
Bill advises fund sponsors, investors, and other market participants on the organization, negotiation, structuring, and operations of investment funds. Bill's experience in fund formation matters and operational issues faced by their sponsors includes small first-time funds and newly organized sponsors, through much larger funds and established sponsors.
He also counsels clients in mergers and acquisitions, structured equity, strategic partnering and joint ventures, private equity and venture capital transactions, and general corporate planning. In addition, he regularly advises real estate investment managers, owners, and developers in real estate joint ventures.
Bill's debt financing practice involves advising borrowers and lenders in senior, mezzanine, and other subordinated debt financing transactions. Bill counsels investment funds and early-stage and large and middle-market companies as borrowers, and credit funds, banks, and other financial institutions as lenders in asset-based, cash flow, factoring, accounts receivable purchasing, and other credit or credit-like transactions. Bill also has significant debt and servicing right purchase experience, including representing bank and non-bank purchasers of distressed and performing credit card receivables, mortgage loan portfolios, auto loan portfolios, and servicing rights from originators, intermediaries, and receivers.