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Ron Lovelace leads our Banking & Institutional Finance team and has more than 20 years of experience representing the full range of investors across all sectors of the syndicated loan market, including M&A finance, first lien/second lien and mezzanine financings, unitranche, leveraged and investment-grade facilities and asset-based lending. Ron has particularly strong expertise representing banks in middle market M&A financings, in middle market syndicated leveraged loan facilities and in larger investment grade syndicated facilities.

Although his primary focus is front-end structuring of financings, Ron has extensive experience partnering with his clients through all phases of a deal’s life—including workout and restructuring. Ron’s clients include Bank of America, Citibank, Citizens Bank, JPMorgan, Mizuho, PNC, Sumitomo, Truist, US Bank, Wells Fargo and Five Guys Burgers and Fries.

Ron has served as a board member and remains involved with several civic organizations, including The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Gaston, the Schiele Museum and Belmont Trolley.

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Credentials

B.S.B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

North Carolina

Band III (NC)


Chambers USA, 2020

Clients note that "Ron is extremely bright on technical matters" and "very good when we come to very complex structures."


Chambers and Partners

Banking and Finance


Best Lawyers in America

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Recognition

Band III (NC)


Chambers USA, 2020

Clients note that "Ron is extremely bright on technical matters" and "very good when we come to very complex structures."


Chambers and Partners

Banking and Finance


Best Lawyers in America

Matters

Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in providing a $460 million and €125 million financing for the acquisition of a French components manufacturer by a publicly held aerospace and defense company.

Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in providing a $450 million senior secured credit facility (secured on a pari passu basis with a $250 million issuance of senior secured private placement notes) to a privately held battery manufacturer.

Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in providing a $1 billion senior unsecured credit facility to a public utility.

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Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in providing a $460 million and €125 million financing for the acquisition of a French components manufacturer by a publicly held aerospace and defense company.

Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in providing a $450 million senior secured credit facility (secured on a pari passu basis with a $250 million issuance of senior secured private placement notes) to a privately held battery manufacturer.

Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in providing a $1 billion senior unsecured credit facility to a public utility.

Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in providing a $200 million senior secured financing for the acquisition of an engine components manufacturer by a financial sponsor.

Matters

Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in providing a $460 million and €125 million financing for the acquisition of a French components manufacturer by a publicly held aerospace and defense company.

Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in providing a $450 million senior secured credit facility (secured on a pari passu basis with a $250 million issuance of senior secured private placement notes) to a privately held battery manufacturer.

Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in providing a $1 billion senior unsecured credit facility to a public utility.

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Matters

Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in providing a $460 million and €125 million financing for the acquisition of a French components manufacturer by a publicly held aerospace and defense company.

Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in providing a $450 million senior secured credit facility (secured on a pari passu basis with a $250 million issuance of senior secured private placement notes) to a privately held battery manufacturer.

Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in providing a $1 billion senior unsecured credit facility to a public utility.

Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in providing a $200 million senior secured financing for the acquisition of an engine components manufacturer by a financial sponsor.

Credentials

B.S.B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

North Carolina

Band III (NC)


Chambers USA, 2020

Clients note that "Ron is extremely bright on technical matters" and "very good when we come to very complex structures."


Chambers and Partners

Banking and Finance


Best Lawyers in America

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Recognition

Band III (NC)


Chambers USA, 2020

Clients note that "Ron is extremely bright on technical matters" and "very good when we come to very complex structures."


Chambers and Partners

Banking and Finance


Best Lawyers in America