Douglas H. Burnaford

  • Partner
  • 355 South Grand Avenue, Suite 100
  • Los Angeles, CA 90071-1560
  • USA
  • T +1.213.891.8259


Doug Burnaford advises asset managers, business development companies, alternative lenders, and other institutional investment firms on complex financing transactions, including fund financings and asset-backed lending facilities.

Mr. Burnaford counsels clients in all aspects of their financing needs, including:

  • Asset securitizations
  • Collateralized loan obligations (CLOs)
  • Direct lending and origination platforms
  • Fund financings
  • General corporate credit facilities
  • Joint venture formation and financings
  • Middle market and broadly syndicated lending facilities
  • Separately managed accounts (SMAs)
  • SPV and ABL facilities

Mr. Burnaford draws on a deep understanding of his clients’ businesses as well as in-depth industry and product knowledge to provide strategic guidance tailored to achieve each clients’ long-term goals.


Mr. Burnaford represents a variety of industry-leading financial institutions, including:

  • Alcentra
  • Ares Management and Ares Capital Corporation
  • Audax
  • Carlyle Group
  • DoubleLine Capital
  • Golub Capital
  • Ivy Hill Asset Management
  • Onex Credit Partners
  • Solar Capital and Solar Senior Capital
  • Tetragon

Thought Leadership

  • TALF Program Update: Federal Reserve Releases Form of Agreed-Upon Procedures Report for CLOs -  September 03, 2020
  • Federal Reserve Releases Additional Information Regarding the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility  -  May 21, 2020
  • Federal Reserve Releases Updated Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF) Term Sheet  -  May 13, 2020
  • Federal Reserve Expands Scope of New Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF): Update -  April 10, 2020
  • Federal Reserve Announces New Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility in Response to COVID-19 -  March 31, 2020

“He is very responsive and knowledgeable in securitization; the breadth of his knowledge and his practical application of that knowledge is impressive.”

Chambers USA 2020
Bar Qualification
  • California
  • JD, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2006
  • BA, Dartmouth College, 1998
    magna cum laude
  • Financial Institutions
  • Structured Finance
  • Investment Funds
  • Banking