Marisa Rouse assists clients with commercial real estate and debt financing transactions. Her practice primarily involves:
Marisa also collaborates with the firm’s Corporate & Securities Practice Group on corporate transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, which involve financing and real estate issues.
Marisa earned her law degree from the Washington University School of Law and a B.A. in communication and German from DePauw University.
Tennessee Bar Association
Memphis Bar Association
American Bar Association — Young Lawyers Division
Urban Land Institute
Throughout 2019 and 2020, we assisted one of the largest, publicly traded home construction companies in its acquisition of over 300-platted residential lots in a series of transactions for developments across West Tennessee
Represented a public multi-family REIT in the acquisition and disposition of 59 apartment communities with more than 16,000 units in 12 states
Representation of NN, Inc. (NASDAQ: NNBR) in a new financing with J.P. Morgan, funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., and investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Tactical Value providing a $50 million asset-based credit line (ABL), a 5.5-year $150 million term loan, and a $65 million preferred stock issuance, respectively. Proceeds from the transaction will be used to repay the current principal balance of $70 million on its term loans due in 2022, to redeem its current $100 million outstanding preferred stock, prior to the increase in redemption premium at March 31, 2021, and pay off its fixed interest rate swap of $14 million. The transaction enables the company to strengthen its balance sheet by extending its capital structure’s maturity at an attractive blended cost of capital, allowing the company financial flexibility to continue its current business transformation efforts.
We represented Tractor Supply Company (Nasdaq: TSCO) in their agreement to acquire Orscheln Farm and Home, a family-owned farm and ranch retailer.
Throughout 2019 and 2020, represented a self-storage developer in connection with the sale of its interest in 13 self-storage facilities in seven states in a series of transactions with a total transaction value of over $260 million
Represented a multifamily developer in the acquisition/re-development of four properties in Shelby County, Memphis, Tennessee, with a total of 573 units for an aggregate purchase price exceeding $75 million and aggregate financing exceeding $55 million
Washington University Journal of Law and Policy — Staff Editor
CALI Awards — Health Law; Children and the Law; Foreign Relations Law
Phi Beta Kappa