J. Bradley Boericke
J. Bradley Boericke is a partner of Pepper Hamilton LLP and a member of the Financial Services Practice Group in the Commercial Department, working from London and Philadelphia. He focuses his practice on complex financing transactions, including leveraged acquisition financing, securitization and other structured financing, and international trade finance.
Examples of debt financing transactions on which Mr. Boericke has worked include the representation of:
- a privately owned construction materials supplier and heavy/highway construction company in connection with its financing, including first and second lien term loans, ABL credit facility and secured and unsecured 144A notes
- a privately owned energy shot producer in connection with the issuance of second 144A notes and ABL credit facility
- Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with trade finance facilities to various Latin American financial institutions
- a public non-bank financial services company in connection with its financing, including 144A notes and a global revolving credit facility
- a major U.S. bank in connection with a $2.5 billion bespoke structured liquidity repurchase facility to a Danish bank
- a private equity sponsor in connection with the acquisition financing for a niche card processing unit of a major U.S. bank, and subsequent representation of the private equity sponsor and portfolio company in replacement financing comprised principally of an accounts receivable securitization facility
- Advent International, Inc. on financing of leveraged acquisition of Boart Longyear division from AngloAmerican, including assets in Australia, South Africa, Germany, Netherlands, Canada, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and the United States
- an Irish investor group in connection with financing for its controlling investment in the St. Regis Hotel, Washington, D.C.
- Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with various bi-lateral term loans to financial institutions in Korea
- Unisys Corporation in $150 million off-balance sheet accounts receivable financing with General Electric Capital
- public REIT in connection with $2 billion conduit warehouse financing of mortgage loans based on reverse repurchase agreement and market value swaps.
His practice also includes other corporate and transactional matters, including equity capital markets and general corporate matters, such as:
- advising issuer on U.S. securities law aspects of issuance of AIM-admitted ordinary shares with private placement in the United States
- advising NOMAD on U.S. securities law issues in connection with secondary offering of ordinary shares for an AIM company
- advising a growing London-based investment banking firm in connection with revisions to its ownership and management structure.
Mr. Boericke’s publications include:
- “The Volcker Rule – Will SBICs Have Renewed Prominence?” Pepper Hamilton LLP Financial Services Alert (September 9, 2010)
- “The Volcker Rule: What It Means for Bank Investment In or Sponsoring of Hedge Funds or Private Equity Funds,” Pepper Hamilton LLP Financial Services Alert (September 9, 2010)
- “Comprehensive Financial Reform Legislation Becomes Law” (co-author), Pepper Hamilton LLP Financial Services Alert (July 23, 2010)
- “Court: Independent Manager Provisions Ineffective to Preclude Bankruptcy Filing by Supposedly ‘Bankruptcy-Remote’ Entities” (co-author), Pepper Hamilton LLP Bankruptcy Client Alert (August 19, 2009)
- “What to Expect When You’re Buying Back Debt” (co-author), PEI Manager (February, 2009)
- “Private Equity Investment in U.S. Financial Institutions” (co-author), Bank Accounting & Finance (January, 2009)
- “Legal Considerations When Buying Debt” (co-author), PEI Manager (January, 2009)
- “Federal Reserve Eases Restrictions on Investments By Private Equity Companies” (co-author), Pepper Hamilton LLP Financial Services Special Alert (September, 2008)
- “Distressed Debt Transactions: ‘Soup to Nuts’” (co-author), Pepper Hamilton LLP Corporate and Securities Law Update (August, 2008)
- “Investment In Financial Institutions” (co-author), The North American Brief, mergermarket.com (August, 2008)
- “Proposed Amendment to Rule 15a-6 Relating to Exemption of Certain Foreign Brokers or Dealers” (co-author), Pepper Hamilton LLP Securities Law Update (August, 2008).
Mr. Boericke joined the firm in 1990. From 2000 to 2003, he was an adjunct professor at Villanova Law School, teaching a class on “Regulation of Financial Institutions.”
B.A. 1986 Cornell University
J.D. 1990, cum laude, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Order of the Coif; Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review
Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New York