ELIZABETH TABAS CARSON represents alternative lenders, investors, asset managers, hedge funds, traditional banks, and investment banks, as well as corporate borrowers, financial sponsors and their portfolio companies on a wide range of complex domestic and cross-border leveraged finance and special situations transactions. Liz has extensive experience in structuring and negotiating private financings, fund financings, secured and unsecured lending transactions, cash flow and asset-based leverage facilities, merger and acquisition financings, mezzanine and second lien financings, debt restructurings and workouts, recapitalizations, SPAC and de-SPAC support transactions, private debt, and financings of alternative assets, including structuring financings and liquidity solutions for investment funds and asset managers, public and private companies, and not-for-profit institutions.
Liz’s practice focuses on distressed debt, regulated and complex debt offerings in private and public markets with a particular focus on asset managers, healthcare, life sciences, technology, intellectual property, concentrated NAV financings, and other transactions involving regulated and esoteric asset classes. She has in-depth experience with deals of all sizes, from bi-lateral domestic financings and “club” deals for emerging growth and middle-market companies to more broadly syndicated credit facilities for large publicly traded companies, as well as private sponsor-owned businesses with cross-border operations. Liz’s recent notable fund finance experience includes the representation of a major asset manager on a NAV financing for one of its investment grade funds with assets including control and non-control investments in credit funds and private equity direct and secondary investments, and of a direct lender in connection with its NAV financing for a Canadian asset manager with primary and secondary investments in a variety of credit, private equity and venture investments.
Liz has been recognized by several industry publications, including IFLR 1000 (2020-2021) and Chambers USA (2021-2022).