Karl A. Freeburg

Karl A. Freeburg

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Karl A. Freeburg has a broad-based practice in the area of corporate finance and commercial transactions. Karl's practice includes the representation of borrowers and lenders in all types of asset-based and real estate secured financings. He also has wide-ranging experience assisting clients in the documentation and negotiation of a variety of contracts. Karl brings a practical, results-oriented approach to the representation of his clients. Karl takes pride in accomplishing his clients' objectives in a timely and efficient manner.

Concentrations

  • Asset-based finance
  • Real estate lending
  • Commercial transactions

Competenze

Esperienze Professionali

  • Represented a public company in the transportation and logistics industry in connection with a $295 million senior secured credit facility used to finance acquisitions and its operations
  • Represented a public company in the manufacturing industry of regulated products in connection with $55 million senior secured credit facility, as well as $123 million Rule 144A offering
  • Represented a public company manufacturer of printed circuit boards in connection with a $240 million senior secured credit facility in the U.S. and a $580 million senior secured credit facility in Hong Kong
  • Represented a public company in the identity theft protection industry in connection with a $85 million senior secured credit facility
  • Represented a public company in the boat and yacht retail industry in connection with multiple financing transactions, including a $100 million inventory financing arrangement and a $30 million floor plan facility
  • Represented a public company in the hair care industry in connection with multiple financing transactions, including a $90 million senior credit facility
  • Represented a public company in the ambulance and fire protection services industry in connection with multiple financing transactions, including a $125 million senior credit facility
  • Represented a public company in the telecommunications industry in connection with a $12 million credit facility
  • Represented a public company in the portable storage facility industry in connection with a $41 million senior credit facility
  • Represented a private equity firm in connection with the acquisition and financing of a portfolio company in the transportation industry, including a $15 million senior secured credit facility
  • Represented a private equity firm in connection with the acquisition and financing of a portfolio company in the intermediate bulk container industry, including a $11 million senior secured credit facility
  • Represented a private equity firm in connection with the purchase of $45 million subordinated note and warrant for a portfolio company in the aerospace industry
  • Represented a private equity portfolio company in the affordable housing consulting industry in connection with a $12.5 million senior secured credit facility
  • Represented a private equity portfolio company in the material handling equipment and services industry in connection with a $43 million senior secured credit facility and the sale of a $11 million junior secured note
  • Represented a private equity portfolio company in the cold chain logistics industry in connection with a $19.5 million senior secured credit facility
  • Represented a private equity portfolio company in the luggage and apparel industry in connection with a $32.5 million senior secured credit facility used to finance an acquisition and its operations
  • Represented a private equity portfolio company in the membership-based sales industry in connection with a $30 million senior secured credit facility
  • Represented a private equity portfolio company in the air ambulance industry in connection with multiple financing transactions
  • Represented a private technology-based company in connection with a $15 million senior secured credit facility
  • Represented a private company engaged in selling and renting recreational vehicles in connection with a $67.5 million senior secured credit facility to finance its U.S. operations and a $7.5 senior secured credit facility to finance its Canada operations
  • Represented a regional grocery chain in connection with multiple credit facilities to finance its operations
  • Represented a private company in the gaming industry in connection with multiple financing transactions, including debtor-in-possession financing
  • Represented a private company in the gaming industry in connection with multiple financing transactions to finance acquisitions and operations
  • Represented a private company in the steel industry in connection with a $30 million junior secured credit facility
  • Represented a private company in the restaurant industry in connection with multiple secured loans used to finance the construction and operations of multiple restaurant concepts
  • Represented a private company in the snack distribution industry in connection with multiple financing transactions
  • Represented a private company in the medical imaging industry in connection with multiple financing transactions
  • Represented a private real estate development company as Arizona local counsel in connection with a $40 million construction financing secured by undeveloped residential real property to be developed into residential apartment housing
  • Represented a private company in the restaurant industry in connection with multiple financing transactions used to finance the operations of U.S. and Canadian restaurants
  • Represented a private mortgage company, as borrower, in connection with its warehouse line of credit
  • Represented a national bank in connection with multiple loans, loan modifications and workouts
  • Represented various private lenders in connection with multiple loan transactions, including loans secured by real estate
  • Represented a national bank in a loan to a cellular service provider
  • Represented a national bank in a loan made to a borrower in the computer software industry
  • Represented a Hong Kong bank in connection with various Arizona real estate loans
  • Represented a private company in the agricultural industry in connection with multiple financing transactions secured primarily by cattle
  • Represented a private company in the agricultural industry in connection with multiple financing transactions secured primarily by crops
  • Represented numerous national lenders in connection with review of form financing documents for compliance with local law
  • Regular representation of private companies in connection with general corporate matters, including corporate formation and structure
  • Regular representation of private companies in connection with the review, negotiation and preparation of various commercial transactions
  • Experience representing companies in connection with review and negotiation of factoring agreements, including related legal opinions
  • Regular representation of a private golf course management company in connection with various legal matters
  • Prepared various form consulting agreements for use by computer network consultant
  • Represented purchaser in connection with purchase of a portfolio of vehicle leases
  • Extensive experience preparing formal legal opinions in connection with numerous transactions

Riconoscimenti e Premi

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law; Commercial Finance Law, 2013-2019
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2017-2019
  • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2017
  • Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of "America’s Best Corporate Law Firms," 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
  • Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013
  • Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5

°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.

  • Board of Directors, Junior Achievement of Arizona, Inc.
  • Member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Member, Maricopa County Bar Association

Formazione

Formazione
  • Laurea magistrale in Giurisprudenza, with distinction, University of Iowa College of Law, 1989
  • B.B.A., with highest distinction, University of Iowa, 1986
Abilitazioni
  • Arizona
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
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