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Barry G Russell

London, UK Europe Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Restructuring/Insolvency
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Barry Russell is held in high regard for his considerable expertise in private placement matters. He represents an impressive client roster, frequently acting for creditor-side clients such as lenders and investors.
"Barry Russell is a class act, he's Mr Private Placement Notes in London! He has a very nice style, he is a very good problem solver and he tries to be pragmatic in finding solutions."
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Barry Russell is a partner in Akin Gump’s financial restructuring group. Representing noteholders, bondholders and other creditor groups, Barry is a leading force in the cross-border financial restructuring and institutional private placement market. For more than 20 years, he has advised on many of the most significant cross-border workouts and financial restructurings—some involving complex political and economic issues—of European companies. Insurance companies, pension funds, investment funds and other institutional investors rely upon Barry’s highly commercial, pragmatic approach and his ability to reach beneficial and successful outcomes for his clients. Barry focuses his practice on complex workouts and financial restructurings, as well as cross-border institutional private placement issuance.

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Investment Counsel; Member, The Institute for Turnaround; Member, INSOL International; Member, Connecticut Bar Association; Member, American Bar Association.

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J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law, with highest honors, 1988; B.A., Le Moyne College, cum laude, 1985.

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