Equipment Finance and Leasing

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Kutak Rock has extensive experience in representing our clients in all types of equipment leasing and financing transactions. Whether it involves a small ticket or middle market deal, a large-scale, multifacility transaction or includes health care and technology equipment, motor vehicles and aircraft or rail and marine equipment, among other equipment, our national team of attorneys can help. We assist clients with all aspects of the equipment lease or finance transaction, including the initial structuring of the transaction, the documentation and negotiation of the transaction and the closing aspects of the transaction. Our lawyers are well-equipped to advise clients and provide meaningful and creative solutions with respect to a wide range of equipment financing issues from Uniform Commercial Code, tax and regulatory issues to intellectual property rights and third-party claims associated with the equipment. We stay current on changes affecting the equipment finance industry and provide practical advice to help our clients adapt and succeed in meeting their business goals.

We also have significant experience in the sales, syndications and participations of equipment leases and financing portfolios, representing both originators and purchasers, and preparing and negotiating the definitive documentation to close the transaction.

Clients also regularly call on our equipment and finance lawyers for assistance with troubled or defaulted transactions. Our firm’s  experienced workout lawyers provide strategic advice concerning the structuring and implementation of favorable equipment restructurings along with assistance with bankruptcy and litigation needs to protect our clients’ interests.