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Richard W Astle

Chicago, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Energy & Natural Resources: Transactional
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Energy & Natural Resources: Transactional - Illinois

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Richard Astle boast over three decades of representing a number of public utilities and holding companies in transactional energy matters. He has substantial experience handling acquisitions, financings and investments.
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DICK ASTLE brings more than 30 years of experience with diverse clients and matters to achieve clients’ objectives in a constructive and result-focused manner. Drawing on a business school education in accounting and finance, he has assisted various businesses, public utilities, non-profit and tax-exempt entities, and governmental entities with corporate governance, securities disclosure and issuance, credit facilities, contractual matters, joint ventures and transactions. He understands that each client in each circumstance has specific needs that he works to achieve using his experience. That experience includes:

More than 25 years working with electric and gas utilities on matters involving corporate governance, disclosure, securities issuance, secured and unsecured credit facilities and various transactional matters, including sales and transfers of more than 20,000 megawatts of fossil-fueled and nuclear generating facilities

Advising diverse business clients (manufacturers, consumer sales, petroleum refining, analytical laboratory, for-profit education operator and private equity business) on general contract, transactional and financing matters, including the acquisition of a tax-exempt culinary college, and the structuring and negotiation of a minority investment in an operator/manager of domestic and international timeshare communities

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Richard W Astle

Sidley Austin LLP

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