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Edward Grenville

Edward Grenville
Edward S. Grenville
Inspire Business Law Group PC
Edward Grenville is a member of Inspire Business Law Group's corporate and finance practice in San Francisco. Edward has more than 20 years' experience representing a full range of capital providers as well as public and private companies, including emerging growth companies. He also has significant experience with companies that finance, lease or manage equipment.
Services for Capital Providers
Edward is experienced in representing both debt and equity providers including foreign and US banks, private equity funds, hedge funds, equipment leasing and finance companies, and other capital providers. He frequently represents banks and other financial institutions in secured and unsecured lending transactions, bridge loans, mezzanine, and second lien facilities, workouts, and in factoring transactions, including supply chain trade finance transactions.
Additionally, he represents capital providers in a variety of asset-based transactions – including international transactions – such as syndications, financing, revolving and term loan facilities, equipment leasing, acquisitions, and remarketing. He has also represented investors in the acquisition, sale, and management of equipment portfolios.
Through his representation of a valuation firm, Edward has worked with leading hedge funds and private equity funds, particularly hedge funds whose principal strategies are focused on illiquid investments, including acquisition financing, second lien loans, syndicated loans, bridge loans, and other debt investments; equity investments in private companies, and real estate investments.
Equipment Finance, Leasing and Management
Edward brings a deep level of business experience to equipment finance transactions, having previously served as general counsel of two equipment leasing subsidiaries of GE Capital. He has spent a considerable portion of his career representing domestic and foreign parties involved in international equipment finance transactions, and he has represented clients in complex cross-border issues, including obtaining security interests and other credit enhancements in non-US jurisdictions.
His experience includes representing foreign banks, US banks, equipment leasing companies, equipment finance companies, equipment management companies, private equity firms, and other finance companies, in equipment leasing transactions involving true leases and capital leases, syndications of equipment leases, remarketing transactions, equipment management transactions, sales and purchases of equipment lease portfolios, and financing facilities to equipment leasing companies. These transactions cover many asset types, including manufacturing and industrial equipment, equipment used at power plant facilities, intermodal shipping containers, chassis, railcars, and other transportation equipment across a range of industries including technology, transportation, and healthcare.
Corporate and Finance Services for Public and Private Companies
Edward represents public and private companies – including middle market companies and emerging growth companies – in a broad range of corporate and finance transactions including joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, contractual matters. He also provides day-to-day counseling with respect to operations. For emerging growth companies he assists companies in formation and entity selection matters, early round financings, joint ventures and other strategic transactions, licensing, and exits. He has represented clients across a range of industries including technology, media, and sports.

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