Ropes & Gray’s holistic approach to debt investing has developed from extensive experience with debt and credit funds, hedge funds, private equity funds, opportunities funds and other investment funds.


We bring a nuanced understanding of every position in the capital structure and the strategies and objectives of each debt and equity investor class to help our lending clients maximize return and protect their investment in bullish and bear market conditions. By seamlessly distilling multi-disciplinary considerations in finance, insolvency, bankruptcy, corporate, tax and regulatory into practical advice, we help our clients find the best solution for their debt investments.

The lending practice includes:

  • Mezzanine, subordinated and junior lien financing
  • Senior financing
  • Uni-tranche loans and multi-tranche financings
  • Intercreditor and subordination agreements
  • Equity co-investing, preferred equity and equity kickers
  • Restructuring & workouts
  • Special situations and distressed opportunities