As a Managing Director in the Dallas office, Richard Hatley is responsible for national leadership, strategy and development of Riveron’s Lender Services practice.
Richard has over 25 years of transaction and capital advisory experience including senior and junior capital originations as well as equity investments. He has originated, underwritten and structured senior and junior debt facilities in asset-based and leveraged structurers. Richard has advised companies in a variety of industries, including financial services, energy services, healthcare, construction, real estate, retail, specialty finance, insurance and manufacturing and distribution.
Richard has advised clients who were originating, extending, upsizing and restructuring debt capital for a variety of situations including acquisition, market expansion and retrenching. He has also performed buy-side and sell-side due diligence, capital analysis, financial modeling and operational integrations. Prior to joining Riveron, Richard was a Managing Director in Asset-Based Lending Originations at MUFG. He has also served as Private Equity Director for Lone Star Funds/Hudson Advisors, and as Underwriting Manager and Business Development Director with CIT Business Capital.
Increasingly, borrowers are proactively approaching lenders with fully diligenced and competitively structured and priced opportunities in order to secure the best deal possible and receive the most favorable terms. But there is still an important role for lenders to play in the process.