Evaluating Key Intercreditor Arrangements: First Lien/Second Lien, Split Collateral, Senior/Mezzanine, Unitranche
Comparing and Contrasting Intercreditor Structures, Choosing the Arrangement Best Suited for the Deal
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide counsel with context for negotiating intercreditor arrangements by comparing critical aspects of the most common arrangements--first lien/second lien, split collateral, senior/mezzanine, and unitranche structures. The panel will also discuss significant recent trends in intercreditor arrangements and salient problems.
- Overview and comparison of the four most prevalent intercreditor arrangements
- First lien/second lien
- Split collateral
- Prevalence of the different intercreditor arrangements
- Factors driving the choice of intercreditor arrangement
- Risks involved in the intercreditor arrangements, including the pros and cons of the different intercreditor arrangements
- Recent trends in intercreditor arrangements
The panel will review these and other noteworthy issues:
- What are the key differences in structure and terms among the various types of intercreditor arrangements?
- What are the most significant risks associated with the different intercreditor arrangements?
- What factors are primary determinants of the type of intercreditor arrangements best suited for a particular transaction?
- What are the trends in different intercreditor arrangements?
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