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Abbey Mansfield Ruby


Principal
Abbey Mansfield Ruby

Abbey Mansfield Ruby is a principal in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, where she focuses her practice in finance transactions. Abbey regularly represents global, national and regional banks and other financial institutions, private equity sponsors, agents, trustees, and corporate borrowers as lead counsel in commercial finance transactions. Her transactions routinely include:

  • Acquisition financings
  • Asset-based financings
  • Secured and unsecured financings
  • Syndicated, club and bilateral credit facilities
  • First and second lien facilities
  • Mezzanine loans
  • Restructurings and workouts
  • Real estate and construction finance, including tax credit investments
  • Cross-border and multi-currency facilities

Abbey counsels clients across all industries, with particular emphasis on healthcare, manufacturing and distribution, and government contracting. Before joining Miles & Stockbridge, Abbey was an associate in the New York office of an international law firm, where she gained experience in complex leveraged finance transactions.

Representative Transactions:

  • Presently representing a real estate developer in a $37 million construction financing for a hotel including bank loans, state and federal historic and new market tax credits, and EB-5 equity investment.
  • Presently representing a real estate developer in a $48 million construction financing for a residential apartment building including bank loans, state and federal historic tax credits, and a subordinated loan from a state housing finance authority.
  • Presently representing the administrative and collateral agent in a $92.5 million secured term loan facility to an energy company.
  • Represented the lead lender in dozens of revolving asset-based lines of credit and bridge-to-HUD term loans secured by real estate to owners and operators of senior and assisted living facilities.
  • Represented the lead lender in a $15 million asset-based revolving credit facility to a government contractor providing management consulting services.
  • Represented a regional bank in a $3.35 million term loan to the owner-operator of an assisted living facility secured by receivables and real estate.
  • Represented the New York branch of an international bank in a $35 million senior secured credit facility to a U.S. manufacturing company guaranteed by its Indian parent company.
  • Represented a private equity fund in a $30 million senior secured capital call bridge loan facility.
  • Represented the sole lender in a $10 million asset-based revolving line of credit and $3.66 million of term loans to a government contractor providing interior furnishing services.
  • Represented a private equity fund in financing its acquisition of a real estate service provider, including senior and mezzanine financing.
  • Represented a regional bank in a $3 million asset-based revolving credit facility and a $3 million term loan facility to a government contractor providing organizational management and strategic consulting services.
  • Represented the sole lender in a $10 million asset-based revolving line of credit and $3.66 million of term loans to a government contractor providing interior furnishing services.
  • Represented a private equity fund and funeral home consolidation company in $80 million of senior secured credit facilities including term loans, a revolving line of credit and a letter of credit facility, and $22 million of subordinated secured PIK notes, including first and second lien mortgages on properties across the country.
  • Represented a private bank in a $250 million senior secured capital call bridge loan facility for a global growth equity investment firm.
  • Represented a regional bank in a $13.85 million construction loan and a $2.5 million bridge loan for a non-profit religious institution.
  • Represented an investor in a $3 million mezzanine loan to partially finance the construction of a mixed use project in Maryland.
  • Represented a private equity fund in financing its acquisition of a manufacturing company, including a $83.7 million senior secured term loan, a $10 million senior secured line of credit and a $22.3 million subordinated term loan.
  • Represented the agent and lenders in a $50 million senior secured revolving credit facility for a pharmaceutical company.
  • Represented the sole lender in a $1.5 million asset-based line of credit and letter of credit facility to a government contractor providing advisory and leadership development services.
  • Represented an international manufacturing company in a $250 million asset-based multi-currency credit facility.

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Professional Involvement

  • Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law: Executive Editor

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"A Close Look At Capital Call Facilities," Law360 (November 12, 2013).