Arleen Nand represents commercial, cooperative, development and investment banks, as well as hedge funds, private equity firms, sponsors, sovereign wealth funds and corporations in leveraged finance transactions.

In recent years, Arleen has structured, drafted and negotiated US$14.8 billion of syndicated loan and project financings, primarily in the agribusiness and energy sectors.

Arleen has served as lead counsel on numerous financings, including cross-border credit facilities, securitizations, syndicated loan transactions, credit-linked notes, asset-based and cash flow financings, convertible debt facilities, private placements, joint venture financings, debtor-in-possession credit facilities, senior and mezzanine transactions and leveraged lease financings. She has advised clients on transactions involving various domestic and foreign collateral issues, including credit facilities secured by rolling stock, maritime vessels, aircraft, coal reserves, oil rigs and carbon credits.

In her role as the US Head of DLA Piper's Agricultural Finance Practice, Arleen coordinates with her counterparts in the Americas, Asia, Africa and Europe to implement the Firm's global strategy with respect to all aspects of financing agricultural commodities throughout the production, processing and distribution value chain.