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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Strong bench of finance practitioners, with a special focus on the energy sector. Handles high-value acquisition financings and regularly advises on various finance products focused on the upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas markets. Possesses significant experience in restructuring transactions and reserve-based lendings. Well placed to advise borrowers, secured lenders and institutional investors.

Strengths

"We have a high degree of trust and confidence in them," says a client; "they serve us very well."

"They are very responsive and knowledgeable about market dynamics," says a source.

Notable practitioners

Matthew Einbinder is acknowledged for his work in banking and credit transactions, particularly in energy and project financings.
"He's one of the smartest attorneys I've ever worked with."

Robert René Rabalais acts for clients on restructurings and acquisition financings, typically within the oil and gas space.
"He has a vast wealth of experience to rely upon, making him extremely valuable."

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Overview

With a widely recognized top-level practice, Simpson Thacher lawyers counsel clients on their most sophisticated credit transactions. Of all U.S. law firms, Simpson Thacher helps clients finance the highest volume of transactions.

In 2016, Loan Pricing Corporation ranked Simpson Thacher #1 Overall Law Firm, M&A, by volume, with 47 total transactions aggregating approximately $129 billion. Simpson Thacher was ranked #1 Borrower Law Firm, M&A, by volume, with 24 transactions aggregating approximately $45.6 billion, and #2 Lender Law Firm, M&A, by volume, with 23 transactions aggregating approximately $83.4 billion.

The Firm recently represented: borrowers in acquisition financings for Dell/EMC ($49.5 billion) and Twenty-First Century Fox/Sky (£12.2 billion); Lenders in acquisition financings for AT&T/Time Warner ($40 billion) and Thermo Fisher/FEI ($6.5 billion); borrowers in credit facilities for LP Group (€1.78 billion) and Blackstone ($1.5 billion); and lenders in credit facilities for General Electric ($20 billion), among others.

The Firm’s banking and credit practice includes an English law finance practice in London and an Asia finance practice in Hong Kong, providing comprehensive advice and serving the global debt platforms and needs of our clients.

For more, visit www.stblaw.com/client-services/practices/corporate/banking-and-credit.

Banking & Finance Department

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

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600 Travis Street

Suite 5400

Houston

Texas

USA

TX 77002

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Texas

Banking & Finance


Matthew Einbinder
Up and Coming
Robert René Rabalais
Band 1