Dalila J. Berry

Biography

Dalila Berry concentrates her practice in business and financing matters and counsels clients in accordance with their business needs.  Dalila represents borrowers, banks, commercial finance companies, second-lien lenders, mezzanine lenders, and other institutional lenders in a wide range of financing transactions, including providing frequent counsel in the areas of:

  • Commercial lending and asset-based financing
  • Working capital and acquisition financing
  • Mezzanine and second lien financing
  • Middle-market and small business financing
  • Debtor-in-possession financing
  • ESOP Lending
  • Real estate lending
  • Healthcare lending
  • Multi-jurisdictional and multi-currency lending

Experience

Finance

  • Transition of select companies in loans to ESOP-owned companies as well as companies with 100% ESOP ownership and Sub S status
  • Beverage distributor in connection with $900 million syndicated term loan and revolving credit facility
  • Healthcare and long-term care companies in connection with $30 million working capital line
  • Construction and infrastructure company in connection with a syndicated $200 million term loan and revolving credit facility
  • Agent and lender in connection with $700 million syndicated term loan and revolving credit facility to publicly traded company
  • Agent and lender in connection with $100 million syndicated term loan and revolving credit facility to long term care acute hospitals
  • Agent and lender in connection with $85 million multi-jurisdictional (U.S., U.K., Belgium, Ireland and other European nations) and multi-currency term loan and revolving credit facility to software company

 

Workouts and Restructuring

  • Financial institution in structuring and negotiating a global workout and forbearance with a real estate developer with respect to multiple credit facilities in the aggregate in excess of $100 million
  • Agent and lender in forbearance, workout and eventual debtor-in-possession financing in connection with the $10 million financing of an education service company

Recognitions

2019–2022, Pennsylvania “Rising Star” in Business & Corporate Law, listed in Super Lawyers

Credentials

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Education

  • University of Michigan, BA
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, JD, cum laude