Debt Financing Options in Today's Anxious Markets

Recorded Thursday, April 19, 2012

It seems like the financing landscape for senior living borrowers is becoming increasingly complicated. New federal banking regulations and a plethora of financing vehicles are causing anxiety during decision making for many in the senior living sector. There is good news, however. These complications have created wonderful capital source opportunities for those who know how to navigate through the options. Our panel of experts will guide you through fixed-rate, variable-rate, tax-exempt, and commercial bank loans, plus private placement, HUD, Fannie and Freddie, FHLB, REITs, USDA, draw-down loans, the bridge program and more. Learn the costs, availability and truths behind the many options for debt financing and begin your journey to successful financing.

This educational offering has been approved for 1.50 clock hours by the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB).

ORDER A RECORDING AND TRANSCRIPT TODAY for this unique webcast and learn about detailed debt financing options in the current economic climate from our panel of leading industry experts—without ever having to leave your desk:

Why or when should an organization reorganize its capital structure?
What’s happening with the bank market: underwriting standards, credit availability, fees and covenants?
How do the different types of financing vehicles compare in terms of availability and cost: fixed-rate, variable-rate, tax-exempt, commercial bank loans, private/direct placement, FHA/HUD, Fannie/Freddie, FHLB, REITs, USDA, draw-down loans, bridge program?
What are the projected rates for the next 6-12 months?
What is the potential impact of new banking regulations on the senior market and its access to capital?
What capital sources are currently accessible to the senior living sector? Will the climate change in 2012?
PLUS...your chance to ask our panel of experts any questions about debt financing.


Panel of Experts:

John Durso, Partner, Nixon Peabody, LLP
John Durso is a health care lawyer whose practice primarily represents long-term care organizations, SNFs, AL, CCRCs, other health care providers, religious organizations, churches and other nonprofit organizations serving the disabled. John is a frequent lecturer on health care topics and a columnist for McKnight’s Long Term Care News. He has testified before congressional committees on health care legal issues. Read More
Partner, Nixon Peabody, LLP
Thomas B. Gale
Thomas B. Gale is a vice president with Lancaster Pollard, an investment banking and mortgage banking firm that specializes in providing capital funding services to the health care, senior living and affordable housing sectors. In addition to underwriting tax-exempt bond offerings, Lancaster Pollard provides organizations a complete range of funding options through its Fannie Mae/FHA-HUD/GNMA/USDA approved mortgage company. Mr. Gale is the Read More
Vice President, Lancaster Pollard
Dan Hermann, Senior Managing Director- Head of Investment Banking, Ziegler
Daniel Hermann joined Ziegler in 1987 and is the head of Ziegler’s investment banking practice and a member of the Board of Directors. In addition, he directly manages Ziegler’s senior living practice nationwide. During his tenure Dan has become a leading investment banker in the senior living industry and has far-ranging experience in the management, structuring and financial analysis of every type of senior living financing. In his Read More
Senior Managing Director-Head of Investment Banking, Ziegler
Erik Howard
Mr. Howard joined Capital Funding in September of 2004, where he is responsible for the structuring and financing of healthcare transactions. Prior to working with CFG, he was employed for several years with the New Jersey Schools Construction Corporation, an $8.6 billion state-wide construction initiative mandated by the State of New Jersey.  While there, Mr. Howard oversaw various groups including the Design/Construction Procurement Group Read More
Managing Director - Real Estate Finance, Capital Funding, LLC
Mark Landreville
Mark Landreville has more than 30 years of investment and commercial banking experience, concentrating almost exclusively in the senior living field. His clients range in size from large multi-state organizations to single site facilities. Having completed more than $1 billion of projects in his career, he has financed CCRC’s, independent living projects, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and memory care facilities using both the Read More
Executive Vice President, Herbert J. Sims & Co.