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Warren Loui

Warren Loui

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 8, 2017

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Warren Loui is a partner in Winston & Strawn's Los Angeles office whose practice focuses on corporate finance, including corporate lending, securitization, and capital raising for emerging companies. He is a lecturer at the USC Gould School of Law teaching Secured Transactions.

Loui represents lenders and issuers in financings and restructurings, which have included acquisition financings up to $3.7 billion. He has particular experience in acquisition financings and the auto, entertainment, gaming and life settlement industries.

His practice is also highly concentrated on structured financings and other securitizations. His work in this area includes representation of issuers or placement agents in securitizing assets in transactions valued up to $6.5 billion, including collateralized debt obligations, prime and sub-prime automobile loans, automobile leases, dealer floor plan loans, trade receivables, Australian residential mortgages, and commercial mortgages. In addition, Loui assists investors and companies in other corporate transactions, such as capital raising for emerging middle market companies. These matters have included representing a cell phone peripherals company in its potential sale; an investor in the first-round financing of Broadcom Corporation; a Broadway theater organization in the financing of a Chinese joint venture; formation and financing work for an open-source software incubator and a 3-D animation company; and corporate planning for a security screening company.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

The Washington Post
January 18, 2018
Re: Edward Kleinbard

Edward Kleinbard was quoted about the benefits Apple will reap after it pays an initial tax to repatriate its foreign profits. “On the one hand, this is a record payment. On the other hand, it shows how successful they’ve been at gaming the system” around the world, said Kleinbard.

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