Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Banking & Finance Department

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What the team is known for Well versed in a range of matters including leveraged finance, syndicated loans, energy finance and regulatory compliance. Handles matters for both lenders and borrowers. Works with commercial banks, private equity funds and hedge funds, among others. Significant expertise across the energy space, including in oil and gas.

Strengths Interviewees appreciate that the firm is "client-focused and the time taken to turn documents around is short."

A client describes the team as"excellent" and goes on to praise its "vast knowledge and experience."

Work highlights Acted for JP Morgan, as administrative agents, on providing $1.3 billion in credit and loan facilities to Kirby Corporation.

Notable practitioners

David Barbour brings to bear longstanding experience in corporate financings and enjoys a reputation as a "senior dean of financing"in Texas.

Peter Weinstock is a highly regarded practitioner in the sphere of financial institutions M&A and formation. He also boasts capital markets expertise, frequently handling debt and equity issuances.

Thomas Perich largely acts on behalf of financial institutions in both single-bank and syndicated transactions. Interviewees report: "He is a pleasure to work with."