Peter C. Butcher helps structure debt financing transactions for some of the largest financial institutions in the U.S. and helps public and private companies raise capital through debt, equity and convertible financings.
Peter's work includes secured transactions, acquisition and merger financing, leveraged finance, asset based financing, real estate financing and project finance, including large secured and unsecured, multiple lender and multi-currency credit facilities. He has also handled workouts and restructurings of troubled credits and negotiated intercreditor arrangements. He has experience in international banking, offshore finance, trade finance, Export-Import Bank insured and guaranteed credits, loan portfolio sales and bank regulatory matters, and he has represented manufacturing, retail, distribution, real estate, mining, energy, telecommunications, health care and high-tech companies.
Peter helped to develop the firm's standard loan documents and has presented seminars on secured transactions related to Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Peter has been invited to lecture at the Katz School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh on a variety of topics, including Contract Law, Secured Transactions and Bankruptcy.
Prior to his association with Buchanan, he focused on trial and appellate litigation in state and federal class actions related to banking, employment and insurance issues. Peter has also practiced as an accountant.