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

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2006
  • BA, Dartmouth College, 1998
    magna cum laude