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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

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F William Reindel

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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

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Corporate, finance, energy, financial services


Mr. Reindel is a corporate partner, resident in the Firm’s New York office. He represents private equity sponsors, investment banks, hedge funds and public and private companies on a broad range of leveraged financing transactions. His practice includes advising sponsors, corporations and lenders on syndicated senior facilities, second lien facilities, US and European mezzanine financings, private placements and commodities hedge financings, as well as assisting private equity and mezzanine funds in raising fund level financings.


Mr. Reindel joined Fried Frank in 1978 and became a partner in 1986.


Mr. Reindel is a member of the American Bar Association.


JD, University of Minnesota Law School (1978), editor, Law Review; BA, magna cum laude, Amherst College (1975), Phi Beta Kappa.

United States: Finance

Commercial lending

Within: Leading lawyers

F William Reindel - Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Within: Commercial lending

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP enjoys a strong reputation in the market, both for its borrower and lender work. The hugely experienced F William Reindel has stepped down as group head and is concentrating more on the fee-earning work, and has been replaced at the helm by J. Christian Nahr, who is well regarded for his advice to sponsors. The firm added to its sponsor side team through the recruitment of Adam Summers from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, while the arrival of partner Meredith Mackey, formerly counsel at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, added to the lender side. One of the firm’s most significant matters came from luxury fashion company Coach, concerning its $2bn financing for its acquisition of the fashion brand, Kate Spade. The firm also advised Goldman Sachs on the $455m financing of its acquisition of Transcendia, a plastics products manufacturer. On the lender side, a team headed by Brian Murphy and Reindel, advised a group of five joint lead arrangers, led by Citibank, on the $990m financing of Onex’s acquisition of Moran Foods. Other key partners include Daniel Bursky, Stewart Kagan and Julian Chung.

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