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Health Care—Public Finance
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Because the success of any health care organization is dependent upon effective financial management, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek’s team of public finance attorneys is committed to providing our clients with the best financing solutions available. Our attorneys regularly serve as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, bank’s counsel, trustee’s counsel and borrower’s counsel in complex tax-exempt financings. We represent a wide variety of organizations, ranging in size from large health care systems to community hospitals and local nursing homes.

Why Choose Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek?

1.  Track Record of Proven Success

Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek’s public finance attorneys have been involved in various capacities in thousands of bond transactions. Our practice includes advice and representation for bond restructurings, credit enhancement, liquidity, securitization and ongoing compliance.

2.  Tailored Solutions

Our ability to custom-tailor financing solutions that meet the unique needs of each health care client is based on our in-depth industry knowledge and our expertise with numerous types of financing structures. This is enhanced by the perspective we have gained counseling underwriters and banks, as well as trustees and private purchasers of bonds.

3.  Nationally-Recognized Bond Counsel Firm

Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek has maintained a continuous listing since 1986 in The Bond Buyer’s Municipal Marketplace list of Municipal Bond Attorneys.

Types of Clients Served...

  • Hospitals
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities
  • Other Health Care Providers

...and how we serve them

Our experience encompasses all of the public finance issues that a health care organization is likely to encounter. Our extensive industry knowledge, combined with our experience in a variety of bond and other public debt issues, ensures success in meeting your financing requirements. See below for a list of engagements for our Public Finance practice.

Public Finance Issues Facing the Health Care Industry Today
  • SEC Guidelines - Health Care Borrowers' ability to bid on their own Auction Rate Securities (ARS)

  • Restructuring of debt to deal with ARS crisis

  • Impact of Municipal Bond Insurer downgrades

Representative Engagements

  • Represented a large non-profit borrower with over 100 individual nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and CBRFs throughout the upper Midwest for recurring pooled tax-exempt financing.
  • Represented several community hospitals in securing tax-exempt financings in multiple capacities, including bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and bank's counsel.
  • Served as borrower’s counsel for large health care system with multiple hospital locations.