Daniel N.French

Partner

Atlanta + 1.404.581.8955

Daniel French assists clients in achieving their goals in complex commercial real estate transactions. He advises lenders, developers, community development entities, investors, and owner-operators with single-asset and portfolio transactions involving health care, industrial, multifamily, office, retail, and mixed-use projects located throughout the United States.

Daniel's recent transactions on behalf of lenders include: a $210 million construction loan and a $80 million construction loan secured by a to-be-constructed mixed-use development in Midtown Atlanta; a $600 million syndicated revolving credit facility to a publicly traded homebuilder; and a $70 million syndicated construction loan secured by a to-be-constructed independent living, assisted living, and memory care facility in New York.

Daniel's practice also focuses on advising corporate clients with respect to their acquisition, disposition, leasing, and other real estate needs. In addition, he has experience representing lenders and community development entities in transactions involving new markets tax credits.

Daniel is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the Real Estate Section of the Atlanta Bar Association.

Expérience

  • Wells Fargo-led syndicate provides $200 million secured revolving credit facility to Texas-based homebuilderJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner, in connection with a $200 million secured revolving credit facility provided to a Texas-based homebuilder.
  • Wells Fargo-led syndicate provides $3 billion "Green Loan" revolver secured by eight data center propertiesJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent and lender, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as arranger and green loan coordinator, in connection with a $3 billion syndicated revolving credit facility, the proceeds of which are to be used consistent with Green Loan Principles and secured by eight data center properties across Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, Texas, Virginia, and Washington.
  • Wells Fargo amends and restates $250 million revolving credit facility for homebuilder in SoutheastJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with the amendment and restatement of its $250 million revolving credit facility for a public homebuilder with operations in the Southeast.
  • Wells Fargo provides $1.205 billion revolving credit facility to publicly traded homebuilderJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as joint lead arranger and sole bookrunner, in connection with a $1.205 billion revolving credit facility provided to a publicly traded homebuilder.
  • Wells Fargo provides $275 million unsecured revolving credit facility to California-based homebuilderJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner, in connection with a $275 million unsecured revolving credit facility provided to a California-based homebuilder.
  • Digital Bridge Holdings provides $345 million senior secured construction loan to build data center facility in Atlanta, GeorgiaJones Day represented Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC, a leading provider of colocation, interconnection and data services, in connection with a $345 million senior secured construction loan to build a data center facility in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Wells Fargo provides $200 million unsecured revolver and term loan facility to homebuilder operating in Eastern United StatesJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner, in connection with a $200 million unsecured revolver and term loan facility provided to a homebuilder operating in the Eastern United States.
  • Wells Fargo amends and restates credit facility to publicly traded homebuilderJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with the amendment, restatement, and increase of a credit facility to a publicly traded homebuilder.
  • Wells Fargo amends and restates $650 million senior secured revolving credit facility for publicly traded real estate investment trustJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with the amendment and restatement of a $650 million senior secured revolving credit facility for a publicly traded real estate investment trust.
  • Wells Fargo provides $1.13 billion revolving credit facility to publicly traded homebuilderJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as joint lead arranger and sole bookrunner, in connection with a $1.13 billion revolving credit facility provided to a publicly traded homebuilder.
  • Wells Fargo provides syndicated loan for development of multi-use project located adjacent to the campus of the University of ConnecticutJones Day represented Wells Fargo, National Association, as administrative agent, on a $122.5 million syndicated secured construction loan for a to-be-built 291-unit student housing and multi-use project located adjacent to the campus of the University of Connecticut.
  • Wells Fargo provides $450 million secured revolving credit facility to California-based homebuilderJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner, in connection with a $450 million secured revolving credit facility provided to a California-based homebuilder.
  • Wells Fargo provides $370 million syndicated loan secured by 30 limited-service hotelsJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as left lead arranger and sole bookrunner, in connection with a $370 million syndicated senior loan secured by 30 limited-service hotels located across 17 states.
  • Wells Fargo provides $832 million revolver and term loan facility secured by portfolio of 12 multifamily properties across multiple statesJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $832 million revolver and term loan facility secured by 12 multifamily properties across Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, Massachusetts, and Florida.
  • Wells Fargo provides $33 million construction loan for independent living facility in Hillsboro, OregonJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $33 million construction loan for a 142-unit independent living facility in Hillsboro, Oregon.
  • Wells Fargo provides $325 million unsecured revolving credit facility to California-based homebuilderJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as arranger and sole bookrunner, in connection with a $325 million unsecured revolving credit facility provided to a California-based homebuilder.
  • Wells Fargo provides $250 million syndicated term loan secured by 10 industrial buildings throughout the United StatesJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner, in connection with a $250 million syndicated term loan secured by 10 industrial buildings located throughout the United States.
  • Wells Fargo provides $350 million revolving credit facility to large mid-Atlantic homebuilderJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner, in connection with a $350 million revolving credit facility provided to a large mid-Atlantic homebuilder.
  • Wells Fargo provides $705 million revolver and term loan facility secured by portfolio of 12 multifamily properties across multiple statesJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $705 million revolver and term loan facility secured by 12 multifamily properties across Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kansas, Florida, Colorado, and Nevada.
  • Wells Fargo provides $375 million term loan secured by student housing projects located throughout U.S.Jones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, in connection with a $375 million acquisition loan secured by 12 student housing projects located throughout the U.S.