Michael Royle has been representing corporate and banking clients for more than 30 years. In the banking industry, Mr. Royle represents regional, national and international lending institutions in commercial loan transactions. He works with lenders and borrowers on asset based lending ("ABL lending"), loan and security agreements, subordination agreements, intercreditor agreements, participation agreements, agency agreements and a multitude of documents for complex lending transactions.

Mr. Royle represents venture capital firms and investment funds in the negotiation of their loan and acquisition transactions. He also has experience with syndicated loans and upper middle market transactions.

 

Professional Affiliations

    • American Bar Association
    • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Missouri Bar
    • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Missouri Bar
    • Missouri Bar
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Representative Experience

  • Represented Lender in a $33 million asset based lending transaction with a portion of the loan being made to a Canadian subsidiary.  Borrowers manufacture and distribute rubber and plastic garden hoses throughout the United States and Canada.  The collateral securing the loan was both personal and real property located  in several jurisdictions in the United States and Canada.
  • Represented Lender in a $15 million asset based lending transaction in multiple jurisdictions. The Borrowers are in the lumber industry and the collateral for the loan included various forms of personal property,  cut-timber and real property.
  • Represented a private equity fund as the lender in a $140 million dollar transaction involving the acquisition of two power plants. 
  • Represented producer of small kitchen appliances in purchase of a $12 million asset based lending facility.
  • Represented lender in a $9.3 million asset based loan to finance the acquisition of an ecommerce apparel company.