Walter

A. Buchanan

Shareholder
500 N. Akard Street, Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201-6659

Overview

Walter represents lenders and borrowers in complex domestic and international financing transactions, as well as in other banking and corporate matters. Walter’s practice is concentrated in structuring, negotiating and documenting complex commercial lending, structured finance and asset finance transactions, as well as structuring, negotiating and documenting complex distressed debt refinancings and workouts.

Walter has been involved in representing various domestic and international lenders and borrowers in senior and subordinated, secured and unsecured, single lender and syndicated loan facility transactions. In addition, he has substantial experience in representing syndicated lenders in the refinancing or workout of domestic and international loan facilities involving borrowers in the areas of electric power generation, oil and gas production and storage and commodities financing.

Walter also has experience in general corporate matters, consisting of corporate governance and compliance, as well as significant experience security/collateral issues under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, debt trading under The Loan Syndications and Trading Association, Inc., and the structuring, negotiating and documenting of stand-by letters of credit. 

In addition, Walter is a native Spanish speaker, reader and writer (specifically, Mexican dialect). Walter is licensed to practice law in the states of Texas (since 2004) and New York (since 1997).

Education

Admissions

  • Memberships

    • Dallas Bar Association
    • State Bar of Texas
    • Turnaround Management Association
  • Languages

    • Spanish

Overview

Walter represents lenders and borrowers in complex domestic and international financing transactions, as well as in other banking and corporate matters. Walter’s practice is concentrated in structuring, negotiating and documenting complex commercial lending, structured finance and asset finance transactions, as well as structuring, negotiating and documenting complex distressed debt refinancings and workouts.

Walter has been involved in representing various domestic and international lenders and borrowers in senior and subordinated, secured and unsecured, single lender and syndicated loan facility transactions. In addition, he has substantial experience in representing syndicated lenders in the refinancing or workout of domestic and international loan facilities involving borrowers in the areas of electric power generation, oil and gas production and storage and commodities financing.

Walter also has experience in general corporate matters, consisting of corporate governance and compliance, as well as significant experience security/collateral issues under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, debt trading under The Loan Syndications and Trading Association, Inc., and the structuring, negotiating and documenting of stand-by letters of credit. 

In addition, Walter is a native Spanish speaker, reader and writer (specifically, Mexican dialect). Walter is licensed to practice law in the states of Texas (since 2004) and New York (since 1997).

Experience

  • Chapter 11 Representation

    Munsch Hardt represents ERCOT, a membership based 501(c)(4) non-profit corporation, in connection with the Chapter 11 proceedings of Energy Futures Holding

  • Lender Representation

    Represented a national bank as lender in two loans, the first a $1 MM direct revolving credit operational loan to one of Dallas’ preeminent charitable organizations, and the second

  • Agent Representation

    Representing an international bank in its capacity as Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent to a lending syndicate under a $70 MM credit extension to a producer of

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