Public & Private Finance
Wise Carter has extensive experience representing public and private issuers and conduit borrowers in developing and implementing solutions to their capital needs. Our public clients include municipalities, school districts, community hospitals, and public authorities, as well as the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. Our private clients accessing the public debt market include utility companies, non-profit hospital corporations and other conduit borrowers. Wise Carter attorneys have acted as issuer’s counsel, bond counsel, borrower’s counsel, and underwriter’s counsel in both taxable and tax-exempt public debt transactions. The firm is listed in The Bond Buyer’s Municipal Marketplace (the “Red Book”).

In addition to taxable and tax-exempt bond financings, Wise Carter assists a wide variety of clients, ranging from closely held businesses to publicly traded companies, in all types of conventional financings, including construction and permanent commercial loans, lease financings, joint ventures, and public and private equity issues. Our attorneys provide advice on compliance with federal and state securities laws and regulations and applicable exemptions, as well as laws applicable to secured lending, loan workouts, creditors’ rights and debt collection, and federal and state tax issues.

Our Public and Private Finance Group works closely with the Firm’s other practice groups, including Healthcare Transactions & Compliance Counseling, Banking & Financial Institutions, Taxation and Public Law & Policy, to develop and implement innovative and comprehensive financing solutions for our clients in the most cost-efficient manner possible.