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An Interview with Steve Whelan at Blank Rome LLP: Pawnee Leasing’s $254 Million Securitization

Lawyer Monthly

Blank Rome Partner Stephen T. Whelan was interviewed by Lawyer Monthly (May 2020) on representing Pawnee Leasing Corporation in the company’s recent $254 million securitization. Pawnee Leasing Corporation is an equipment leasing company that provides business equipment leases for equipment financing through an independent network of lease brokers.

In his interview, Steve addresses the following questions:

  • What was unusual about this transaction?
  • Is the process you undergo different when asset-backed securities are collateralized by equipment leases and loans?
  • How did you ensure that this decision was the best for all parties?
  • What issues did you and your team navigate to overcome?

To read the full interview, please click here.

The Blank Rome team representing Pawnee Leasing Corporation consisted of Steve WhelanGrant Buerstetta, Jeff Gimpel, John Louros, and Delaram Peimani. For more information on this deal, please visit Blank Rome Represents Pawnee Leasing Corporation in Closing Its Issuance of Asset-Backed Securities.