Robert S. Gillison has been at Buchalter for 20 years and is the Chair of the Commercial Finance Group. Mr. Gillison advises financial institutions, private equity firms, and corporate borrowers on commercial loans and credits facilities, including broadly syndicated credits, club and single-lender deals, and intercreditor arrangements. His practice covers a variety of industry sectors, among them, aviation, healthcare, retail, and technology. Mr. Gillison also has experience with lending to wineries, breweries and distilleries.
Mr. Gillison provides guidance to clients on structuring, negotiating and deal management in commercial financings used for acquisitions, cash-flow, capital calls, capital expenditures, recurring revenue, and working capital. He also has extensive experience with complex cross-border transactions that typically involve the financing of companies with operations and assets located throughout Europe, Canada, Asia, Mexico, and Australia.
Mr. Gillison’s practice has spanned several economic downturns, which gives him real world perspective and experience when advising lenders and borrowers on distressed debt and workout restructures, forbearance and liquidation strategies, and foreclosures under Article 9 of the UCC.
Mr. Gillison has closed hundreds of transactions with more than $5 billion in funded financings, among which are the following:
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