Arleen A. Nand

Arleen A. Nand


Arleen Nand represents banks, cooperatives, investment banks, as well as hedge funds, private equity firms, and corporations in cross-border and domestic financings. In recent years, Arleen has structured, drafted, and negotiated more than $25 billion of leveraged finance transactions.

Arleen has served as lead counsel on numerous financings, including cross-border credit facilities, securitizations, syndicated loan transactions, credit-linked notes, asset-based and cash flow financings, convertible debt facilities, private placements, joint venture financings, debtor-in-possession credit facilities, senior and mezzanine transactions, and leveraged lease financings. She has advised clients on transactions involving various domestic and foreign collateral issues, including credit facilities secured by rolling stock, maritime vessels, aircraft, coal reserves, oil and gas, and carbon credits.


  • Cross-border credit facilities
  • Securitizations
  • Syndicated loan transactions
  • Credit-linked notes
  • Asset-based and cash flow financings
  • Convertible debt facilities
  • Private placements
  • Joint venture financings
  • Senior and mezzanine transactions
  • Leveraged lease financings
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  • $1.46 billion syndicated credit facility to a REIT to facilitate the purchase of 43 accommodation properties located in 18 states.°
  • $805 million syndicated, secured credit facility to an agribusiness cooperative.°
  • $557 million syndicated, secured credit facility to a corn producing cooperative.°
  • $370 million syndicated, senior credit facility to an international agricultural exporter.°
  • $340 million syndicated, secured credit facility to a national grain producer.°
  • $328 million syndicated, senior secured credit facility to a biodiesel cooperative.°
  • $312.5 million senior credit facility to a multinational insurance company.°
  • $200 million syndicated, senior secured credit facility to a specialty marketing company.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Nand prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • $2 billion syndicated export facility to a sovereign wealth fund arranged by European banks to finance the acquisition of 20 jet aircraft.°
  • $1.18 billion of senior secured syndicated debt and equity financing to a joint venture formed by an energy company and a multinational private equity fund to co-develop natural gas opportunities in Latin America.°
  • $1 billion credit facility to a tax services company to recapitalize its European operations.°
  • €600 million bank guarantee facility extended by a European hedge fund to an energy trading company secured by Venezuelan mining interests and gasoline terminals in Argentina, British Virgin Islands, Dominican Republic, Malaysia, and Peru.°
  • $550 million facility to a produce broker comprised of senior debt and debt securities secured by grapes, lemons, lettuce, squash, and spinach imported from Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, New Zealand, and Peru.°
  • $472 million syndicated credit facility to a pharmaceutical company extended by a consortium of Asian, European, and U.S. banks, consisting of a $442 million term loan and a $30 million multi-currency revolving loan (denominated in U.S. Dollars, Euros, and Pound Sterling), and secured by assets in Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Poland, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States.°
  • £250 million syndicated financing to a leading workforce staffing provider secured by assets in the United Kingdom and the United States.°
  • Structured derivatives program for a multinational Japanese bank involving the physical settlement of U.S. plastic assets and coordinate the program's regulatory approval process.°

Recognition & Leadership

  • Recipient, National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL), “Virginia S. Mueller Outstanding Member Award,” 2018
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Minnesota Super Lawyers, “Rising Star,” 2018
  • Selected, Euromoney LMG Americas/International Financial Law Review, “Women in Business Law Award,” Finance - Rising Star, 2015
  • Selected, Finance & Commerce, “Top Women in Finance,” 2013
  • Fellow, American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers
  • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, Intellectual Property Financing Subcommittee
      • Chair, 2013-2016
      • Vice Chair, 2012-2013
    • Member, Agricultural and Agri-Business Financing Subcommittee
    • Member, Syndications and Lender Relations Subcommittee
  • Member, Loan Syndications and Trading Association, 2013-Present
    • Member, Trade Practices & Forms Committee, 2013-Present
    • Member, Primary Markets Committee, 2013-Present
  • Advisory Board Member, Women in Agribusiness, 2012-Present
  • Member, National Association of Women Lawyers, International Committee, 2015-Present
    • Co-Chair, Financial Services Group, 2015-Present
    • Member, Legislative Committee, 2015-Present
  • Member, Women's Foundation of Minnesota, Corporate Sponsorship Committee
  • Member, Greater Twin Cities United Way, Membership Committee
  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Member, Washington State Bar Association


  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 2003
  • B.A., University of Washington, 1999
  • Minnesota
  • Washington