Atlanta Finance & Investment Law Firm

Money makes the deals happen across the U.S.

Our comprehensive expertise in virtually all financial transactions establishes the Hartman Simons & Wood LLP legal team as your ideal business partner throughout the United States. With more than two decades of experience in investment and finance law, our attorneys are equipped to structure and close debt and equity investments, and to navigate through the resolution of distressed assets, for lenders and institutional investors alike. Since 2005, our team has closed transactions in 46 states. Since 2008, we have handled the disposition of over $1 billion in troubled loans and REO. Our experience in this area is second to none. We pay close attention to every detail and carefully avoid the pitfalls to protect your investment.

The benefit of business experience

In addition to legal expertise, we bring to each transaction the business acumen that comes from our attorneys’ rich experience in the business world. This proven approach gets deals done for clients, including banks, insurance companies, real estate investment trusts and pension fund advisors.

Our investment and finance service areas include:

  • Lending
  • Private equity

We align the details of finance with the big picture of business so that your transaction closes efficiently. That is the special value we provide to protect your investment.

Lending services

Hartman Simons & Wood LLP facilitates both real estate and corporate financing. Whether you are the borrower or the lender, we have the expertise to represent you.

We provide counsel on all property types and virtually all loan types, including:

  • Acquisition
  • Development
  • Construction
  • Rehab
  • Permanent
  • Mini-perm
  • Securitized
  • Sale-leaseback transactions

We also coordinate various lending formats, including revolving lines of credit, asset-based, receivable, equipment and inventory financing, ranging in size from thousands to millions of dollars.

In the troubled asset arena, our financing expertise includes:

  • Workouts
  • Foreclosures
  • Bankruptcy
  • Suits on guaranties
  • Sales of distressed assets–REO and loans
  • Financing sales of distressed assets-REO and loans

Private equity services

Hartman Simons & Wood LLP works with a myriad of institutional investors and their advisors in various equity investment structures, including joint ventures, partnerships and limited liability companies across the spectrum of business and property types.