Joshua M. Kerstein

(303) 292-7866
(303) 292-7799 Fax

Mr. Kerstein is a partner in the Denver office of Kutak Rock LLP. He focuses his practice on corporate finance, securities, securitizations, student-loan finance and structured finance representing issuers, financial institutions, broker-dealers, investment firms and investment companies, other investment funds, investment advisors and others. He routinely assists clients in capital-raising activities, including debt, equity, structured finance, securitization, project finance and acquisition and disposition of cash-flowing assets. He also advises clients in corporate governance, compliance, registration, reporting and disclosure matters under the securities laws.

  • Representation of issuers, sponsors and investment banks in public and private debt and equity offerings, warehouse and conduit financings and other capital-raising activities.
  • Represents issuers and investment banks in structuring and documenting securitization and structured finance transactions secured by various assets classes such as guaranteed (FFELP) and private student loans, unsecured consumer loans, residential and commercial mortgages, equipment, receivables, insurance premium loans and life settlements.
  • Advise clients on compliance, registration, reporting and disclosure requirements under the securities laws.
  • Counsel to originators, sellers, servicers and purchasers in documenting and negotiating one-time and ongoing (flow) sales of various cash-flowing assets such as consumer loans, mortgage loans, student loans and receivables.
  • Represented investment banks and issuers in various restructuring or refinancing transactions and related tender or exchange offers.
  • Counsel to developers in structuring and documenting EB-5 securities offerings.
  • Counsel to the sponsor and issuer in the first $5 billion secured liquidity note (commercial paper) conduit facility secured by student loans.
  • Counsel to administrators and servicers in various student loan financing transactions.
  • Outside special counsel to a publicly registered investment company (municipal bond fund).
  • Counsel to client financing the acquisition of a golf resort and raising $5 million in additional capital.