NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Winston & Strawn LLP is happy to announce the addition of Sanjay Thapar as a companion within the agency’s New York workplace and as a member of the Transactions Division’s Finance Follow. He’ll co-chair the World Leveraged Finance group working throughout the agency’s Finance Follow.
Sanjay focuses his follow on counseling and representing main funding banks and direct lenders in leveraged buyout financings in addition to exercises/restructurings.
He has a long time of expertise in home and cross-border large-cap and middle-market syndicated, direct lender, and membership transactions, in addition to first and second lien, asset-based, split-collateral, and unitranche loans, throughout a broad array of industries. Sanjay brings an enormous community of relationships within the leveraged finance trade and can assist the continued growth of Winston’s World Leveraged Finance group.
“The leveraged mortgage market has change into more and more unstable within the present financial cycle, which triggers a better want for readability on authorized and strategic points,” mentioned Sanjay. “Winston has a particularly proficient and skilled company finance group, and I stay up for collaborating with my new colleagues as we handle challenges and alternatives for shopper service within the leveraged finance area.”
Sanjay follows a number of current additions to Winston, together with company companions Justin Hoffman in Houston and Sean Hilson in Chicago, well being care and life sciences companion Amy Kearbey in Washington, D.C., and litigation companion Adam Foslid within the agency’s newly launched Miami workplace.
“Sanjay’s broad-based expertise representing the pursuits of economic establishments, personal funds, and direct lenders will probably be of crucial significance given current rate of interest hikes,” mentioned Michael Mullins, co-chair of Winston’s Finance Follow and co-chair of the agency’s Fund Finance Follow. “The rising price of capital is including elevated complexity to deal constructions, and Sanjay will allow us to assist purchasers craft sensible, efficient approaches to finishing these transactions.”
“Sanjay’s arrival underscores Winston’s continued progress as designated lender counsel to funding banks and direct lenders within the each the mid-cap and large-cap markets,” mentioned Mats Carlston, managing companion of Winston’s New York workplace and co-chair of the agency’s Finance Follow. “His work with large-cap gamers tracks with our progress and provides to our rising capabilities in creating and executing advanced loans throughout a variety of vertical industries.”
“Winston attracts the best attorneys of their respective areas of follow. Sanjay is an ideal instance,” mentioned Winston Chairman Tom Fitzgerald. “His expertise reinforces Winston’s robust repute representing the pursuits of our purchasers in advanced monetary transactions. We stay up for his contributions to our leveraged finance group in New York.”
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