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Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Banking & Finance

1 ranked lawyersBand 4New YorkUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded firm noted for its strong focus on lender-side and borrower-side work. Has niche expertise in handling direct lending matters for insurance companies. Regularly works with household-name corporates, private equity houses and financial institutions. Ably assists clients with international and cross-border matters.

Strengths

"They are able to provide good insight into what the market is for legal terms, and they provide value to the company with their strategic thinking," remarks a source. "The team's strength is its market insight and strategic thinking on pretty sophisticated matters in a short amount of time."

Clients note: "They are very strong - we are in good hands with Sullivan & Cromwell."

Work highlights

Advised the California Resources Corporation on several financings related to its emergence from bankruptcy, including a $1.2 billion revolving credit facility and a $200 million term loan.

Notable practitioners

Ari Blaut handles acquisition, company and debt financings for bulge bracket banks, private equity funds and public companies.
"Ari understands the business case on highly technical matters."

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Banking & Finance


Ari B Blaut
Band 4