Profile

Jason Coutant practices in the areas of Banking and Finance and Corporate and Securities.  He assists banks and other financial institutions in structuring and documenting credit facilities and has developed expertise in the following categories and industries: commercial & industrial, real estate and real estate construction, Native American (including gaming), oil and gas, and healthcare. He also assists companies ranging from privately held businesses to large publicly traded companies with a variety of matters, including business formation and planning, public and private offerings of securities, SEC compliance and acquisitions and dispositions.

Other Activities and Interests

Volunteering at the Tulsa Boys Home

Snow skiing

Relaxing with family and friends on Skiatook Lake

Experience

Banking and Finance

Acted as lead counsel in negotiating loan documentation for the following credit facilities:

Healthcare:

$150 million secured revolving credit facility to owner/operator of skilled nursing homes

$50 million loan facility to a hospital located in Kansas

Numerous skilled nursing home loans in Arkansas, Florida, Nevada, Oklahoma and Texas

Oil & Gas:

$200 million revolving credit facility to an upstream company with assets in Texas

$200 million syndicated revolving credit facility to a subsidiary of a NYSE listed registrant with midstream assets located in Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Texas

Construction:

Construction financing of apartment complexes in Texas, Oklahoma and Tennessee (total financings of $81 million)

$13 million advancing term loan to finance construction of a charter school in Texas

$40 million advancing term loan to finance construction of an apartment complex on Lake Carolyn, Texas

$13.5 million construction loan to finance construction of a hotel in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma

Native American:

$400 million syndicated loan facility to the Tulsa, Oklahoma located gaming operations of an Oklahoma based Tribe

$86 million syndicated advancing term loans to Native American tribe to finance construction of hospitals and medical buildings

$60 million advancing term loan for the construction of a Native American gaming facility located in Northeastern Oklahoma

$33 million term loan for the construction of Native American gaming facilities located in Southern Oklahoma

$10 million term loan to Native American tribe to finance construction of governmental purpose buildings

Other:

$110 million secured syndicated revolving loan facility to owner and operator of fast food venues located in Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri

Advised Nasdaq listed public company on its $200 million senior secured revolving credit facility

Regularly represents borrowers in connection with local counsel legal opinions requested by lenders

Honors & Leadership

Honors & Recognitions

Best Lawyers in America, 2018

Chambers USA, 2017

Super Lawyers, Oklahoma Rising Star 2011-2017

Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent Rated

Texas International Law Review Articles and Notes Editor, 2004 - 2005

Community & Professional

Oklahoma Bar Association

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