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Kristopher Ring

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

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Commercial Finance


Kristopher Ring is a Commercial Finance partner in Katten's Los Angeles – Century City office. Kris focuses his practice on all aspects of corporate finance, including the representation of private equity groups, hedge funds, public and private companies, financial institutions, and other capital sources in a multitude of complex financing arrangements of all dollar sizes, including leveraged buyouts, cross-border transactions, dividend recapitalizations, workouts and restructurings, special situation financings, and subscription facilities.

Kris has substantial experience in negotiating, documenting and closing transactions for clients and companies involved in a diverse group of industries in a wide range of transaction structure types, including: senior secured and unsecured financings; first lien and second lien financings; asset-based loan facilities; cash flow facilities; mezzanine and other subordinated financings; unitranche financings; split collateral structures; debtor-in-possession financings; and capital call facilities.

Prior to joining Katten, Kris was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

During law school, Kris was the executive articles editor of the Washington University Journal of Law & Policy.

United States: Finance

Commercial lending

Within: Commercial lending

Led out of Chicago by the ‘extremely responsiveMichael Jacobson (who is ‘as smart as they come’), Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP provides a ‘phenomenal service’ to banks and alternative lenders, with clients praising the team for its ‘very strong knowledge of the private equity markets’ and for its ‘wonderful job of interacting with opposing counsel’. The firm, which has acted on over 300 financings throughout 2016, has experienced an uptick in work for major non-regulated lenders such as Antares Capital and Madison Capital Funding. Recent highlights include advising Golub Capital on a $605m loan to support the merger of Pet Valu and Pet Supermarket. The firm also acts for several major banks including Bank of America, Citizens Bank and Pacific Western Bank. The firm strengthened its borrower credentials in 2016 with the recruitment of ‘outstanding’ partner Kristopher Ring, who joined the Los Angeles office from Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Other key figures in Chicago include Neil Shelton and Jennifer Wolfe, who are ‘very experienced and do an excellent job representing clients’ best interests’.

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