Daria K. Boxer focuses her practice on corporate and commercial finance transactions, real estate fund formation and finance, as well as private offerings of debt and equity securities. She regularly counsels clients on corporate finance, securities law and corporate governance issues and general corporate matters. Daria represents funds, fund sponsors, financial institutions and other lenders in connection with a broad range of financing transactions, including subscription and capital call facilities, private placements, cashflow financings, and project finance transactions. She also advises fund clients in connection with ongoing operations, financing issues, corporate governance and investor relations.
As counsel to real estate funds, Daria advises fund sponsors in connection with structuring, formation and negotiation of the terms of investment vehicles, preparation of offering and subscription documents and legal strategies with respect to capital raising and ongoing investor relationships. She has represented a number of multi-family, industrial, hotel and other commercial real estate fund sponsors in a variety of internal and external matters, including general partner executive compensation and principal agreements, structuring and formation of single-asset and discretionary blind funds, and programmatic joint ventures to accommodate institutional, high-net worth, foreign and tax-exempt UBTI sensitive investors, pension funds, including with the use of blocker and REIT structures to optimize investors’ tax treatment.
As a structured finance lawyer, Daria has represented issuers and underwriters/initial purchasers in executing more than 50 nine-to-ten-digit structured finance transactions, encompassing both public and Rule 144A offerings of asset-backed securities and auto loan, auto leases and unsecured consumer loan securitizations. She has advised sponsors of securitization transactions with respect to compliance with U.S. credit risk retention rules under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and assisted clients in evaluating and complying with rating agency criteria as well as responding to rating agencies’ inquiries in compliance with the Rating Agency Reform Act. She has structured and formed numerous special purpose vehicles and bankruptcy remote entities, and prepared related true sale and substantive non-consolidation opinions and other corporate legal opinions. Daria has also worked with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to declare effective shelf registration statements, including preparation and filing with the SEC necessary forms relating to subsequent take-downs.
As a commercial finance lawyer, Daria has represented major banks and financial institutions, as well as sponsors and borrowers, in connection with secured lending and other financing transactions, including revolving and term loan credit facilities, warehouse lending facilities, redemption of term securitization bonds with the proceeds of warehouse financing and monetization of earn-out rights. She regularly provides counsel on secured transactions/UCC Article 9 issues and creditors’ rights.
- Real estate funds
- Debt financing and credit facilities
- Securitization and structured finance
- Private placements of securities and other project finance transactions
- Joint venture transactions
- EB-5 financing transactions
- General corporate representation