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The Knowledge Group Has Scheduled a Live Webcast on Significant Developments in Acquisition Finance: What You Need to Know Live Webcast

New York, NY, January 29, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: Significant Developments in Acquisition Finance: What You Need to Know Live Webcast. This two-hour event is scheduled on February 6, 2015 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET.

Event Synopsis:

In March 2013, the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency issued updated Leveraged Lending Guidance for the financial institutions. The Guidance could change the way acquisition financings are arranged and under-written. Specifically, the guidance addresses covenant-lite loans and loans to entities with leverage multiples above 6 times their earnings or those which cannot reasonably be re-paid from cash flows.

In this two hour live webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and professionals organized by The Knowledge Group will provide a discussion of the Significant Developments in Acquisition Finance.

This CLE webinar will provide guidance, to counsel for private equity sponsors, strategic buyers and financing sources, on minimizing the financial and legal risks of evaluating and designing acquisition financing and developing strategies for loan documentation and inter-creditor issues.

Key topics include:
- Acquisition Finance – An Introduction
- The Revised Leveraged Lending Guidance
- Leveraged Lending Transactions
- Leveraged Lending by Alternative Capital Sources
- Qualifications for an Eligible Assignee
- Evolution in Credit Agreement Provisions
- EBITDA Calculations in Loan Agreements
- Trends in Acquisition Financing
- Reverse Termination Fees
- ‘SunGard’ Protection
- Flex Provisions
- Loan Buy-backs and Amendment and Extension
- Defaulting Lender Provisions
- Solvency Representation
- Ratings Conditions
- Equity Cures
- Rights of Loan Purchasers in Borrower Bankruptcy
- Loan Documentation
- Fraudulent Transfers
- Inter-creditor Issues
- Compliance and Litigation

Speakers/Faculty Panel

Pepper Hamilton LLP
Paul W. Hespel

Mayer Brown LLP
Adam C. Wolk

For an updated list of the faculty panel, please visit:

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group, LLC brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts that study the impact of changing regulations and help businesses succeed through proper regulatory compliance.

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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
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