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Kenneth Logsdon

Associate

222 South Main Street, Suite 2200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Ken concentrates his practice in all aspects of debt capital markets and corporate finance and counsels national and regional banks, non-bank lenders, private equity funds, and both privately owned and publicly traded companies.

Business Structure Advisor: Ken’s clients look to him for counsel on the structuring, negotiating, and administering of complex commercial, secured, and asset-based financings.

Finance Advice in Business Transactions: Ken’s practice spans a wide variety of transaction sizes and types, from sole lender financings to large-market, broadly syndicated credit facilities for equity sponsor portfolio acquisitions and financings.

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Ken was a commercial finance attorney at an international law firm based out of Chicago, Illinois.

Experience

Banking, Commercial Finance, and Secured Transactions Law

Clients engage Ken for a wide range of complex financing matters:

  • General commercial loans
  • Asset-based financings
  • Recapitalizations
  • Restructurings 
  • Bank regulatory Laws
Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Ken’s clients look to him for support during the mergers and acquisition process:

  • Leveraged buyout financings
  • Seller financings
  • Convertible debt instruments

Client Results

Business, Corporate, and Finance Experience
  • Agent counsel for an institutional lender in its capacity as agent, co-lead arranger, revolver agent, and swingline lender in connection with structuring and negotiating a $432,000,000 revolving, swingline and term loan credit facilities provided to a manufacturer of sporting equipment pursuant to a sponsor-backed leveraged buyout acquisition.

  • Borrower counsel for a publically traded corporation engaged in coal mining and related businesses in connection with negotiating a $75,000,000 revolving loan facility and a $425,000,000 term loan credit facility.

  • Borrower counsel for a publically traded corporation engaged in cable networking entertainment and related businesses in connection with negotiating a $425,000,000 revolving and term loan credit facilities.

  • Agent counsel for a nationally chartered bank in its capacity as agent, co-lead arranger and swingline lender in connection with structuring and negotiating a $95,000,000 revolving, swingline and term loan credit facilities with a $20,000,000 subordinated debt facility provided to a manufacturer of industrial rigging devices pursuant to a sponsor-backed leveraged buyout acquisition.

  • Agent counsel for a nationally chartered bank in its capacity as agent, sole bookrunner and lead arranger in connection with structuring and negotiating a $80,000,000 revolving and term loan credit facilities with a $8,000,000 subordinated debt facility provided to a grower and distributor of agricultural products.

  • Bank counsel for a nationally chartered bank in connection with structuring and negotiating a $31,500,000 revolving and term loan credit facilities provided to a business-process outsourcing services company with locations in the Philippines and India.

  • Lender counsel for an institutional lender in connection with structuring and negotiating a $20,000,000 revolving and term loan credit facilities provided to a distressed supplier of medical equipment and pharmaceutical services.

  • Bank counsel for a state chartered bank in connection with structuring and negotiating a $4,800,000 construction loan in furtherance of a build-out of a manufacturing facility financed in part by $10,260,000 in proceeds of the issuance of tax exempt redevelopment bonds.

  • Borrower counsel for a manufacturer and leading provider of synthetic twine and concrete fibers in connection with a $28,200,000 revolving and term loan credit facilities.

  • Borrower counsel for an investment management company in the veterinary sector in connection with a $8,500,000 revolving loan acquisition financing credit facility.

  • Lender counsel for a mezzanine lender in its capacity as subordinated agent in connection with structuring and negotiating a $80,000,000 note purchase with a $160,000,000 senior secured debt facility to a manufacturer of wellness and fitness products in connection with a sponsor-backed leveraged buyout acquisition.

Education

Bar Admissions

Recognition

  • Utah Business Magazine, Utah Legal Elite, Up and Coming, 2017, 2018
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