Author: Ken Logsdon

Ken Logsdon

Ken advises clients on all aspects of debt capital markets and corporate finance, and he counsels national and regional banks, non-bank lenders, private equity funds, and privately owned and publicly traded companies.

New Guidance on PPP Loans in M&A

New Guidance on PPP Loans in M&A

The Paycheck Protection Program (the “PPP”) created under the CARES Act has provided much needed assistance to millions of businesses and other organizations operating in the United States that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This program continues to evolve with the latest development addressing situations in which a PPP borrower is participating in a change of control, merger or an acquisition transaction. On October 2, 2020 the Small Business Administration (the “SBA”) published SBA Procedural Notice (5000-20057) (the...

PPP Developments

The CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) has provided much needed assistance to millions of businesses and other organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. This program, however, continues to be fraught with snares and traps for the unwary and the M&A space is no exception. To begin, any lender that participates in the PPP is required to utilize a promissory note to evidence each PPP loan it advances. Though the Small Business Administration (SBA) has provided...