Making or Buying SBA CARES Act Loans: What’s Involved and Whether It Makes Sense

Small business finance companies and institutional investors have great interest in leveraging the $350 billion in Small Business Administration (SBA) loan guarantees authorized by the CARES Act, whether by making SBA loans, participating in a role other than lender, or buying them. In this webinar, Manatt Financial Services professionals will discuss who can make SBA loans, what is involved in entering the business, and how companies can participate in this opportunity without being SBA lenders. Topics will include:

  • Who can make SBA loans, including the process for new applicants
  • The economic terms for CARES Act SBA loans
  • Requirements for SBA loans
  • Alternative ways to participate
  • Secondary markets issues


Neil S. Faden, Partner, Manatt Financial Services
June Kim, Associate, Manatt Financial Services
Jonathan H. Lemberg, Counsel, Manatt Digital and Technology
Scott M. Pearson, Partner, Manatt Financial Services

Date and Time

Monday, March 30, 2020


CLE is pending in CA and NY.

This is a rapidly evolving area. Please contact your Manatt professional for updated information.

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This program does not constitute legal advice, nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship. Views expressed by presenters are strictly their own and should not be construed to be the views of Manatt or attributed to Manatt.



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