Finance of America Acquires Minority Stake and Enters into Strategic Partnership with FarmOp Capital

July 25, 2019

Willkie represented Finance of America Holdings in the transaction.

Willkie represented Finance of America Holdings LLC, a diversified national lender and portfolio company of UFG Holdings, LLC, in its recently closed acquisition of a minority stake in FarmOp Capital, a specialty finance company providing working capital loans to farm operators.

FarmOp is an agriculture lender addressing long-term macro trends in farm operations. With the requisite leadership, flexibility and innovation, FarmOp fills a growing lending need: providing credit to growers based on their operational efficiencies. Headquartered in St. Paul, MN, FarmOp provides debt products that increase independence and buying power by aligning agricultural lending with agricultural tech to help growers make more profitable decisions.

Finance of America is a diversified national lender serving borrowers through its brands including Finance of America Mortgage LLC, Finance of America Reverse LLC and Finance of America Commercial LLC. The Finance of America family of companies employs more than 4,000 professionals in more than 350 offices across the country.

The Willkie team was led by partner Rosalind Fahey Kruse and associates Maryam Naghavi and Yoon Jung.