Kinne Manente represents financial institutions, private equity firms and commercial borrowers in a variety of lending transactions. Her practice focuses on assisting clients in subscription secured finance, syndicated credit facilities, acquisition financing, mortgage warehouse financing and real estate secured facilities. She has repeatedly worked with borrowers in several industries whose operations included significant international components.
Kinne serves in various roles within Haynes and Boone, including the women’s initiative and as an Associate Representative for firm recruiting efforts. She also acts as a firm representative in the inaugural TACA360° program, which is committed to providing members of nationally recognized companies an in-depth knowledge of the Dallas arts scene in order to promote the arts in the DFW metroplex.
Selected Publications and Speeches
- "Understanding PE Employee Co-Investment Credit Facilities," co-author, Law360, February 12, 2020.
- Included in the "Ones to Watch" category of Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 2022.
- Assisted with representation of individual lenders, facility agents and multi-jurisdictional bank syndicates in connection with the structuring and negotiating of credit facilities to private equity funds, real estate development companies, and real estate investment trusts (REITs), secured by the capital commitments of fund investors.
- Assisted with representation of a national banking institution in connection with all mortgage warehouse lending transactions across the southern and south-western portions of the United States.
- Assisted in representation of one of the largest dining, hospitality and entertainment companies in the United States in connection with a $1.3 billion term loan and $200 million secured revolving credit facility, secured by real and personal property assets managed by domestic subsidiaries.
- Assisted in the representation of an international apparel manufacturing company in connection with the negotiation and documentation of a $140 million senior secured revolving credit facility secured by real and personal property.
- Assisted in the representation of publicly-traded lighting and technology company in connection with the negotiation and documentation of its two working capital credit lines, as well as acquisitions and joint ventures undertaken after establishing the aforementioned credit facilities.
- Assisted with representation of a private equity firm in its acquisition of a manufacturer of mining safety equipment and related working capital financing of a $62 million of senior secured credit facility and $37 million in subordinated notes secured by real and personal property.
- Assisted with representation of religiously-affiliated lending corporation in connection with the simultaneous negotiation and documentation of a $50 million note purchase acquisition and $50 million working capital line.
- Assisted with representation of a global banking institution in connection with the negotiation and documentation of a €50 million multicurrency, multi-jurisdictional, credit facility governed under the laws of the United Kingdom and secured by the capital commitments of fund investors.
- Assisted in the representation of pallet manufacturing company in connection with the negotiation and documentation of a $50 million senior secured credit facility secured by real and personal property.
- Assisted with representation of a private equity firm in its acquisition of a manufacturer of surface protection films and additional acquisition transactions in conjunction with a $75 million senior secured credit facility.
B.A., Amherst College, 2010
J.D., Duke University School of Law, 2013, magna cum laude, Duke Law Journal
Seventy-five Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers are included in the 2022 Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” directory this month. The Ones to Watch distinction is given to attorneys early in their careers in recognition of their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the U.S. Nominated by peers in the industry, Ones to Watch recipients have been in practice for five to nine years. The fol [...]