Overview

Michael Bonner represents banks, commercial finance companies, hedge funds and other lenders in all aspects of commercial loan transactions. He represents clients in multiple types of financing transactions including asset-based, cash flow, acquisition, second lien, real estate, construction, debtor-in-possession, exit and workouts. Mike also represents companies in general business and commercial matters, including borrower-side financings.

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Results

Representative Matters

Mike has represented:

  • the lead arranger and agent in a $30 million revolving credit facility which, along with a $210 million bond offering, provided acquisition financing to a strategic solutions provider for the oil and gas industry
  • the agent in combined $45 million revolving credit facilities to an affiliation of newspaper publishing entities in connection with a $200 million bond offering
  • the agent in an $85 million revolving credit facility in connection with a private equity fund’s leverage buyout of a food distribution business
  • the agent in a $39 million revolving credit facility and term loan in connection with a private equity fund’s leveraged buyout of a tire distributor
  • a publicly held company in the electronic security device industry in a $125 million revolving credit facility and a $125 million private placement
  • a mutual fund complex in connection with the sale of its fixed income investment advisory management business
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Credentials

Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
Education
  • J.D., magna cum laude, Widener University School of Law
  • B.S., Saint Joseph's University
Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Board Member, Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys, Inc.
  • Board of Directors, Commercial Finance Association, Philadelphia Chapter
  • Board of Trustees, Our Lady of Lourdes Foundation
  • Turnaround Management Association

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, "Structuring and Drafting Commercial Loan Documents," Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • Presenter, “Capital Markets – Looking for the Cracks in the Foundation,” Turnaround Management Association’s 12th Annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Symposium
  • Moderator, “Hot Button Topics in First Lien/Second Lien Intercreditor Agreements,” Commercial Finance Association
  • Moderator, “Economic Perspective Amid Presidential Race,” Commercial Finance Association
  • Presenter, “Commercial Loan Documents,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute
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Recognition

  • South Jersey Biz, Best Attorneys in Business
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