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Ruthanne Hammett

Partner

St. Louis
314 552 6155 direct
314 552 7155 fax

Ruthanne represents parties on both sides of complex commercial transactions, providing responsive advice on a variety of finance and sales matters.

In her practice, she represents lenders, banks, leasing companies, captive finance subsidiaries, borrowers, lessees, buyers and sellers in loans, structured financing, leases and sales and purchases of equipment. Her commercial finance experience encompasses varied types of commercial finance transactions, including secured, unsecured, syndicated, asset-based, maritime, acquisition, equipment and lease financing transactions.

She frequently counsels the firm’s corporate clients on creditor and borrower issues. She is also active with the UCC Article 2A Leasing and Article 9 Secured Transactions subcommittees of the American Bar Association Business Law Section.

Represented manufacturer-lessor in a $100,000,000 non-recourse credit facility from a bank in connection with the funding of multiple pools of equipment leases.

Represented lessee in $65,000,000 lease by bank trustee of mining equipment.

Represented agent bank in $50,000,000 secured revolving credit and multiple term loan facility in connection with a private equity fund acquisition of a data management company.

Represented agent bank in $25,000,000 secured revolving credit and multiple term loan facility in connection with a private equity fund acquisition of a developer of technological learning tools for the medical field.

Represented agent bank in restructuring $250,000,000 revolving credit and term loan facility to a international agricultural chemical company.

Represented public company in the sale of $100,000,000 lease portfolio.

Represented purchaser of $100,000,000 portfolio of student loans