Meryl J. Epstein

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  • Northeastern University (JD)
  • Brandeis University (BA, Sociology)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Meryl concentrates her practice on debt financings, secured transactions, and real estate finance.

She has extensive experience representing borrowers in domestic and international debt financings, including acquisition financings, senior and subordinate debt financings, asset based financings, and loan syndications. Her clients include both public and private companies in the health care, life sciences, and technology sectors, as well as clients in the manufacturing industry. Meryl frequently represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in all aspects of acquisition and working capital loan transactions including debt and subordination arrangements with sellers.

Meryl also has a strong background representing lenders and borrowers in commercial real estate loan transactions and in-depth experience with loan workouts and restructurings. She also represents bondholders, asset managers, and institutional investors in connection with tax-exempt securities in a broad range of industries, including nursing homes, hospitals and assisted living facilities.

Representative Matters

  • Lead counsel to national provider of grocery wholesaling and distribution services in connection with a $1.5 billion syndicated revolving credit facility and $400 million senior secured notes
  • Lead counsel to the US subsidiary of an international manufacturer in connection with a $235 million syndicated revolving credit facility
  • Lead counsel to a private equity sponsor health care provider in connection with a $100 million acquisition credit facility involving multiple acquisitions
  • Represented private equity fund in the senior secured and mezzanine acquisition financing of a specialty pharmacy
  • Represented private equity fund in the senior secured and mezzanine acquisition financing of a pipe distributor
  • Represented cable manufacturing portfolio company in multi-tiered debt restructuring that included a group of noteholders
  • Lead counsel on numerous venture debt financings in a broad range of industries

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, Board of Directors, Greater Boston PFLAG