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Alexander Naidenov

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Alexander Naidenov is a U.S. partner in our high yield practice. He was previously with Cravath Swaine & Moore in New York and London.

Alek has represented underwriters, issuers/sponsors and bridge lenders on high yield transactions, including Verallia, EIR, Perform Group, VistaJet, Historie d’Or, Care UK, Dometic, Ovako, Johnston Press, Eden Springs, Quick Restaurants, Hertz, Edcon, Marcolin, Nuance, S&B Minerals, 1st Credit, Towergate, Edcon, Orion Engineered Carbons, Dematic, Viridian, Welltec, Carmeuse, Hyva, Moto, Interxion, A.T.U, Almatis, Dixons, Eircom, Kabel Deutschland, Kabel BW, Gallery Group, CGG Veritas, Millicom, Nycomed, Editis and SICPA (NOMA). 

Alek is also actively involved in the high yield restructuring practice.  His experience includes Klockner Pentaplast, Eircom, WIND Hellas, Countrywide, Safilo, Jazztel, Hilding Anders, Truvo and DSI.


Linklaters LLP
Cravath, Swaine & Moore, London 
Davis Polk & Wardwell, Frankfurt
Cravath, Swaine & Moore, New York/London


1995 - 1998 Columbia University School of Law, J.D.
1991 - 1995 Princeton University, B.A

London: Finance

High yield

Within: Leading individuals

Alexander Naidenov - Linklaters LLP

Within: High yield

Linklaters LLP’s high yield practice is closely integrated with its leading banking and finance practice and acts for underwriters, sponsors and corporate issuers on new high yield bond issuances, restructurings and LBO transactions. Alexander Naidenov, Mark Hageman and US counsel Natalia Sokolova are all highly regarded; their clients include Credit Suisse, PizzaExpress Group and Cerberus. Naidenov acted for Apollo Global Management on a €200m senior secured notes offering, which formed part of a dividend recapitalisation for glass packaging manufacturer Verallia. Hageman’s highlights included debt exchanges and new financings with a total value of a €500m for paper company Norske Skogindustrier. He also acted for key corporate client Cirsa Gaming Corporation on a €450m senior notes issue and tender offer that allowed the company to improve its financing terms. The team also advised the initial purchases including Credit Suisse on a €150m bond financing for Slovenian broadband operator United Group.

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