Structuring Mortgage Loan Participation Agreements: Strategies for Lead Lenders and Participants
Drafting Key Provisions, Conducting Lender Due Diligence, Managing Risk; "True Sale" and Perfection
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will prepare lender's counsel to draft and review key provisions of mortgage loan participation agreements and conduct effective due diligence for participating lenders. The panel will also analyze “true sale” and perfection, settlement conventions, and the FDIC advisory regarding risk management for banks.
- Overview of loan participations
- What is a “participating interest?”
- What are the key characteristics?
- Key participation agreement provisions and how they differ from syndications
- Lender voting rights
- Defaulting lenders
- Borrower workouts, foreclosures
- Seller reps and warranties
- Reclaiming or buying back transferred funds
- Specific considerations
- Circumstances in which a loan participation can be regarded as a “true sale” of the underlying loan
- Circumstances in which a participated loan may be subject to another’s security interest.
- Automatic Perfection
- Settlement conventions/implications of delayed settlement; how loan sellers may obtain settlement liquidity coverage
- Lender due diligence
- Understanding and reducing the selling counterparty risks
- Considering the participation structure
- Additional concerns relating to underlying real estate collateral
- How much do you review of the deal and how much using representations
- FDIC Advisory on Effective Risk Management Practices for Purchased Loans and Purchased Loan Participations
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the lessons from recent litigation regarding loan participation agreements?
- What are the key provisions of a mortgage loan participation agreement?
- When will a mortgage loan participation be regarded as a “true sale” of the underlying loan?
- What specific information should participants obtain from the lead lender prior to entering into the transaction?
Alison R. Manzer
Cassels Brock & Blackwell
Ms. Manzer is a member of the Firm's Financial Services Group. Her practice encompasses a broad range of commercial... | Read More
Ms. Manzer is a member of the Firm's Financial Services Group. Her practice encompasses a broad range of commercial practice in the financial services sector, including financial institution regulation, corporate and commercial lending, asset-based financing, securitization and structured finance, private equity, project finance, asset finance and leasing, business reorganization, syndicated lending and related areas. A significant part of her practice involves multi-jurisdiction transactions where she has expertise in the structuring requirements of financing, investment and securitization transactions to solve taxation, conflicts of laws, document structure, currency and rate issues, among others.Close
James C. Schulwolf
Shipman & Goodwin
Mr. Schulwolf represents senior and mezzanine lenders, venture capital investors (including SBIC’s), private... | Read More
Mr. Schulwolf represents senior and mezzanine lenders, venture capital investors (including SBIC’s), private equity funds, hedge funds, emerging growth companies and private companies in financing, investment, leasing, acquisition, corporate, licensing and restructuring transactions. He regularly advises these clients with respect to structuring, negotiating, and closing complex transactions.Close