Alan is a shareholder at Baker Donelson. Alan has over 40 years’ experience in the negotiation and documentation of equipment finance transactions, including tax-motivated single investor and leveraged leases of: retail, construction and mining equipment; modular storage facilities; computerized assembly line equipment; over-the-road vehicles; computer systems; medical and other high-technology equipment; corporate and business aircraft; railroad rolling stock; and facility financings (including co-generation facilities, fuel facilities and manufacturing plants).
He has established motor vehicle and master aircraft titling trusts with clients to facilitate syndication and to address FAA citizenship issues.
Alan has worked with clients in developing structures for the tax leasing of equipment subject to industrial revenue bond financings and payment in lieu of tax programs.
His experience also includes secured financing transactions, including: synthetic leases, working capital lines of credit, inventory and receivables facilities, letter of credit lines, and equipment financing. He has worked with credit enhancements, including: guaranties, letters of credit, certificates of deposit, cash collateral, deposit accounts and pledges of certificated and uncertificated securities.
He is a frequent lecturer and author in the equipment financing area. He has assisted more than a dozen national equipment financing companies in developing standard lease and syndication documentation, including the implementation of motor vehicle titling trusts.