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Nan B. Braley

Nan B. Braley focuses her practice on financing transactions, and represents financial institutions and other clients in connection with secured and unsecured loans, asset-based financings, acquisition financings, cash flow loans, syndicated credits, multicurrency facilities, cross-border transactions, structured finance, lender financing, subscription lines of credit, vendor financing, note purchase agreements, participations, intercreditor agreements, subordinated debt, mezzanine debt, letters of credit, loan workouts, DIP financings and debt restructurings.

Nan’s experience includes a wide variety of industries and types of collateral including technology, health care, entertainment, media, fine art, insurance, real estate, oil and gas services, rolling stock and aircraft. She has experience with equipment leases, collection strategies, foreclosures, corporate trust activities, escrow agreements, and borrower representation. Nan also represents clients in derivative transactions, including interest rate swaps.

Concentrations

  • Financing transactions
  • Workouts and restructurings
  • Emerging technology
  • Internet of things

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented lender in connection with $5 billion secured cross-border subscription line facility for borrowers affiliated with a global private real estate fund, secured by uncalled capital commitments pursuant to a cascading pledge structure.
  • Represented agent in connection with $475 million syndicated competitive advance and revolving credit facility for an airline.
  • Represented agent in connection with $312.5 million credit facility for a finance company, secured by all assets of borrower including portfolios of secured ABL and health care notes receivable.
  • Represented agent in connection with $300 million credit facility for oil and gas services company.
  • Represented agent in connection with $250 million syndicated revolving credit and letter of credit facility for a recycling company, secured by substantially all real and personal property and subsidiary equity interests.
  • Represented agent in connection with $150 million asset-based credit facility for a manufacturing company.
  • Represented agent in connection with $135 million syndicated multicurrency facility for a global communications company, secured by substantially all personal property and domestic and foreign subsidiary equity interests, the simultaneous issuance of $115 million of subordinated notes, and a subsequent workout.
  • Represented agent in connection with $100 million asset-based credit facility for an oil and gas services company.
  • Represented agent in connection with restructuring of $81 million secured credit facility for oil and gas refining company.
  • Represented lender in connection with $75 million asset-based credit facility for an oilfield services company.
  • Represented lender in connection with asset-based loan to wholesale distributor of petroleum products and renewable fuels.
  • Represented lender in connection with asset-based credit facility for a manufacturing company, including an ex-im subfacility guaranteed by The Export-Import Bank of the United States.
  • Represented lender in connection with asset-based credit facility for a manufacturer of aerospace components for commercial aircraft and defense.
  • Represented lender in connection with asset-based credit facility for wholesale distributor of surgical and other medical instruments, apparatus, and equipment.
  • Represented lender in connection with asset-based credit facility for pharmaceutical service companies.
  • Represented lender in connection with asset-based credit facility to company that manufactures diagnostic imaging equipment and provides equipment and services to health care customers.
  • Represented agent in connection with $75 million syndicated credit facility for a real estate equity fund.
  • Represented lender in connection with $50 million line of credit and derivative facilities secured by fine art and partnership interests.
  • Represented lender in connection with $71 million lender finance, asset-based loan to finance company, secured by portfolios of loan, equipment lease and other financing receivables.
  • Represented agent in connection with $63 million asset-based credit facility to insulation distributor and supplier.
  • Represented agent in connection with $60 million asset-based credit facility for finance company, secured by all assets of the borrower, including loan receivables and factoring advance receivables.
  • Represented agent in connection with $43 million asset-based credit facility for a distributor.
  • Represented lender in connection with $40 million senior secured cross-border ABL revolver to companies that provide supply chain management services in the U.S., Mexico and Canada, secured by all assets of the companies including Mexican and Canadian collateral.
  • Represented agents and lenders in connection with $40 million asset-based credit facility for a temperature-controlled trucking company.
  • Represented lender in connection with an asset-based, lender finance credit facility for an invoice factoring company focused on the transportation and trucking industry.
  • Represented senior lender in connection with $36 million syndicated asset-based credit facility for manufacturing company.
  • Represented lender in connection with $35 million revolving credit facility, convertible to a term loan, to companies in the insurance industry, secured by all assets of and equity interests in the borrower, and involving requirements and provisions unique to the insurance industry and regulated insurance companies, including SAP accounting, risk-based capital ratio requirements, and representations regarding reinsurance and retrocession agreements.
  • Represented agent in connection with $30 million asset-based credit facility for security services company.
  • Represented lender in connection with revolving credit loans to entertainment companies.
  • Represented agent in connection with $30 million credit facility for a digital technology provider for the broadcast industry, secured by intellectual property and other personal property.
  • Represented lender in connection with $25 million credit facility for the largest game operator in the U.S. with operations in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
  • Represented a global information and communications technology company in connection with vendor financing transactions with its customers.
  • Represented lender in connection with secured subscription lines of credit.
  • Represented lenders in connection with various corporate, middle market, private bank and asset-based lending transactions.
  • Represented agents and lenders in workouts and troubled loans.
  • Represented public company in connection with $200 million asset-based revolving credit line.
  • Represented public media company in connection with unsecured $200 million revolving credit facility.
  • Represented media company as borrower in connection with senior secured, super-priority debtor-in-possession credit agreement in connection with Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases involving approximately $264 million of senior secured debt, $89 million of second lien debt, and $39 million of debt under other credit agreements, and subsequent exit financing under Chapter 11 plan of reorganization.
  • Represented oil and gas services company as borrower in connection with $115 million secured credit facility.
  • Represented technology company in connection with secured multicurrency credit facility.
  • Represented media company as borrower in connection with credit agreement providing for $50 million asset-based revolving credit facility, including sub-limits for swing line loans and letters of
    credit, secured by real and personal property.
  • Represented media company as borrower in connection with $31.5 million revolving and term loans, secured by substantially all of the borrower’s personal property.
  • Represented trucking companies as borrowers in connection with $20 million asset based credit facility.
  • Represented a leading distributor of line pipe for the energy industry, as borrower in connection with a secured credit facility.
  • Represented distillery as borrower in connection with an asset-based credit facility.
  • Represented companies in the health care industry as borrowers in connection with secured credit
    facilities.
  • Represented corporate borrowers in a variety of financing transactions and workouts.

°Some of the above representations were handled by Ms. Braley prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law, 2013-2021
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Texas Super Lawyers, 2012-2020
  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide, "Recognized Practitioner," 2019
  • Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of "America’s Best Corporate Law Firms," 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
  • Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5.0

°AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM and Martindale-Hubbell NotableSM are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies.

  • Member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section, and Section of Science and Technology Law
    • Banking Law Committee
    • Commercial Finance Committee
    • UCC Committee
    • Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industry
    • Internet of Things Committee
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association, Sports and Entertainment Law Section
  • Member, State Bar of Texas, Business Law Section, and Entertainment and Sports Law Section
  • Member, Secured Finance Network
  • Member, Association for Corporate Growth
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association
  • Member, Southwest Association of Bank Counsel
  • Member, The Women's Finance Exchange
    • Past General Counsel and Board Member
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., cum laude, Baylor University School of Law, 1983
    • Baylor Order of Barristers
    • Research & Topics Editor and Notes & Comments Editor, Baylor Law Review
  • B.A., Baylor University, 1981
Admissions
  • Texas