Marriott Elliot Hotel
Financial Advisor to mezzanine lender of a pandemic-induced failure of hotel. Certus structured and negotiated deed in lieu and restructuring of capital stack to take over hotel.
Financial Advisor to mezzanine lender that resulted in successful settlement.
Tablerock Health Care
Financial Advisor to Indenture Trustee. Preserve and protect former 158-unit CCRC while structuring a sale process which involved an auction with stalking horse.
School of Osteopathic Medicine
Financial Advisor to indenture trustee of a failed development mid construction. Assignment was to preserve and protect while communicating plan to repurpose with local township.
Marriott Capitol District Hotel
Financial Advisor to mezzanine lender. Negotiate and restructure capital stack and ownership of flagship hotel in lieu of bankruptcy.
Senior Care Portfolio
Financial Advisor to trustee to two distressed skilled nursing facilities.
Grace Living Community of Glen Oaks
General Receiver to a 90-unit CCRC. Improve operations, rehab physical plant, facilitate sale. Recipient of 2020 TMA Turnaround of the Year.
Owner through deed in lieu of failed 120-unit skilled nursing facility. Preserved, protected, repurposed, and sale.
Heritage of Greenhills
Stabilization of continuum of care retirement community and lead development of 70-unit assisted living and memory care tower.
Riverside County Libraries
Consultant of public private partnership development of three county libraries.
Restructuring of distressed skilled nursing facility.
St. Mary’s Care Center
General receiver of 85-unit assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing facility. Certus navigated project into COVID and led/concluded successful asset sale during pandemic while requiring TIP proceeding.
Bethel Center Rehab
Owner through deed in lieu of failed 105-unit skilled nursing facility. Preserved, protected, repurposed, and sale.
Financial Advisor to indenture trustee of bonds secured by 50MW wood biomass power plant. Preserve, protect and led successful sale through foreclosure.
Leaf’s Ice Centre
Financial Advisor to indenture trustee. Led sale of stabilized 3-sheet hockey facility.
Financial Advisor to indenture trustee of a failed senior care campus. Brought in new management, relocated 40 residents through DHS, preserved, repurposed, and led successful sale to 501c3.
Arranged loan to finance construction of 80 million gallon per year greenfield ethanol plant.
K Care Assisted Living
Financial Advisor to general receiver to lead sale of a severely distressed senior care portfolio. Result was a successful sale.
Manor House Senior Living Community
Financial Advisor to indenture trustee of a 110-unit AL/MC facility. Improve operations, rehab physical plant, and then led sale. Recipient of 2018 TMA Turnaround of the Year.
Structured senior credit facility secured by interest earnings from federally-funded trust
Advisor to underwriter of tax exempt bonds used for construction of a “fiber-to-the-home” grid.
Financial Advisor to underwriter of tax exempt bonds on three ethanol plants producing 280 million gallons of ethanol per year.
Placed senior credit facility secured by 33-unit multi-family apartment complex.
Castle Rock Ethanol
Advisor to underwriter of 70 million gallons per year ethanol plant involving subordinate tax exempts bonds. Successful asset sale/restructure.
Todd Creek Water District
Financial Advisor to underwriter of defaulted water district secured by tax exempt bonds.
Arranged a non-recourse senior credit facility secured by a 44-until multifamily facility.
Financial Advisor to underwriter.
Northshore Ice Center
Financial Advisor to underwriter of tax exempt bonds securing a youth hockey facility.
Financial Advisor to underwriter of tax exempt certificates of participation securing a “fiber-to-the-home” grid
Financial Advisor to underwriter of defaulted subordinate tax exempt bonds securing a 60 million gallons per year ethanol plant.
Asset recovery resulting in demolition of failed 32-story luxury condominium development. World record for tallest post-tension demolition.
Senior Care District
Financial Advisor to underwriter on defaulted healthcare district in Chapter 9 bankruptcy.
Chicagoland Jewish High School
Financial Advisor to underwriter of tax exempt bonds secured by school. Resulted in successful sale through bankruptcy.
Barrington Field House
Financial Advisor to underwriter on newly built field house in default.
Financial Advisor to syndicated bank group that was subordinate to defaulted CDD bonds. First known, successful CDD restructure in industry and then led successful asset sale.
Huskies Ice Center
Financial Advisor to underwriter of defaulted 3-sheet ice center secured by tax exempt bonds.
Financial Advisor to underwriter of defaulted subordinate tax exempt bonds secured by 100 million gallons per year ethanol plant.
Double JJ Resort
2010 M&A Deal of the Year. Included HOA, hospitality, “hotel-ominium”, dude ranch, 50,000 sqft indoor water park, golf course. Restructured and sold assets out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Toyota Town Center
New 5,000 seat arena defaulted upon receiving CO. Led negotiations/settlement involving BANs; resulting in full recovery for client.