Jonathan H. Lemberg

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Jonathan H. Lemberg is a corporate and commercial lawyer. His practice concentrates on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, commercial lending, and other corporate finance transactions.

He has extensive experience in venture capital investments, public offerings and private placements, and investments in private companies. Securities and mergers and acquisitions transactions include:

  • representing the acquiror in a $50 million “loan to own” real estate transaction in San Francisco;
  • representing the acquiror in the U.S. aspects of a major international acquisition transaction in the automotive industry;
  • representing acquirors and targets in numerous private M&A transactions in Northern California and in Asia;
  • representing a Chinese internet company in its Nasdaq IPO;
  • representing a major investment bank in its proprietary venture capital investments in Asia.

In the banking area, Mr. Lemberg has worked with both borrowers and lenders in sophisticated lending, letter of credit and securitization transactions, including, for example:

  • representing the developer of a resort in a $250 million hybrid loan facility secured by a wide variety of assets, including real estate;
  • representing a real estate developer in a $60 million senior construction loan and the restructuring of a $29 million subordinated loan;
  • representing a U.S. bank in a series of secured letter of credit transactions in India and Taiwan totaling approximately $900 million;
  • representing a Japanese bank in the first asset-backed commercial paper program backed by Japanese receivables; and
  • representing various banks in secured lending transactions to wineries and other agricultural companies.

Mr. Lemberg also has experience in a wide variety of commercial transactions, including outsourcing transactions. He has represented purchasers and sellers in many direct investment and acquisition transactions in China, Taiwan, Indonesia and elsewhere in Asia. Mr. Lemberg has worked on a number of project finance transactions, primarily in the power industry, including independent power producer projects in China and Indonesia.

Mr. Lemberg has spent more than 15 years living in Asia. He speaks and reads Mandarin Chinese and Japanese.


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