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Stephen J. Patterson

Partner / Boston

Overview

Stephen J. Patterson is a partner in Nutter's Corporate and Transactions Department and a member of the Commercial and Real Estate Finance practice group. Stephen has over 20 years experience representing major financial institutions and finance companies in complex, multi-party financings, agented credit facilities, and capital formation transactions, with a significant emphasis on equipment lease syndication and origination transactions, tax credit and mortgage warehouse facilities, investor subscription financings and asset based lending. He also assists various financial institutions, including investment advisers and hedge funds, in negotiating ISDA agreements and securities lending arrangements.

Steve’s representative transactions include:

  • Representation of Shawmut Corporation, a developer of high-performance composites, in its joint venture with the automotive headliner and specialty industrial fabrics business of Glen Raven Technical Fabrics LLC, a global provider of innovative technical fabric solutions.
  • Representation of purchasers in over 1500 equipment lease syndication transactions covering a wide range of assets from technology to industrial to transportation equipment 
  • Representation of national financial institutions in connection with warehouse facilities extended to the largest affordable housing syndicators in the United States 
  • Representation of national financial institutions in connection with warehouse facilities to Fannie Mae DUS lenders and Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae approved multifamily residential mortgage originators 
  • Representation of national and regional financial institutions in connection with investor subscription financings involving investments in tax credit funds, private equity vehicles and real estate development structures 
  • Representation of various national and regional financial institutions in asset-based loan facilities extended to manufacturers, distributors and retailers in a wide range of industries 
  • Representation of equipment leasing and asset finance companies in connection with origination of lease and loan transactions 
  • Representation of national and regional lenders in connection with workouts and restructurings of a wide variety of commercial finance transactions

Experience

Experience

  • Shawmut Corporation

    Nutter represented Shawmut Corporation, a developer of high-performance composites, in its joint venture with the automotive headliner and specialty industrial fabrics business of Glen Raven Technical Fabrics LLC, a global provider of innovative technical fabric solutions.

  • MassMutual Asset Finance - Equipment finance syndications

    Represented MassMutual Asset Finance in the equipment finance syndications market from its inception in billions of dollars of acquisition.

  • Represented one of the largest banks in the United States

    Nutter represented one of the largest banks in the United States in warehouse facilities to a dozen of the largest Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and FHA licensed mortgage lenders and low-income housing tax credit syndicators, with total commitments in excess of $2 billion.

  • Harvey Building Products, Inc.

    Represented Harvey Building Products in its sale to Dunes Point Capital after a full auction process.

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Honors

Honors

  • Chambers and Partners, Leading U.S. Banking & Finance Attorney, 2008-2016

Education & Admissions

Education

Suffolk University Law School, J.D., cum laude

Colgate University, B.A., cum laude

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan

Industry Expertise

Stephen has over 20 years experience representing major financial institutions and finance companies in complex, multi-party financings, agented credit facilities, and capital formation transactions, with a significant emphasis on equipment lease syndication and origination transactions, tax credit and mortgage warehouse facilities, investor subscription financings and asset based lending.

Noteworthy

Chambers and Partners, Leading U.S. Banking & Finance Attorney, 2008-2016

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