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Kon Asimacopoulos

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Kon Asimacopoulos is a restructuring partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. Kon acts for a range of stakeholders in national and international financial restructuring, insolvency and complex dispute resolution matters. He advises debtors and insolvency practitioners of national and multinational corporations in cross-border insolvencies and reorganisation transactions, debt and equity investors, and a range of stakeholders in complex commercial disputes, including administrators in contentious insolvency scenarios, investors in rights enforcement actions, and corporations and individuals in a variety of disputes.


Qualified solicitor to the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia 1999; qualified High and Federal Courts of Australia 2000; Gilbert & Tobin, Sydney, associate 2000-02; qualified Law Society of England and Wales, solicitor 2004; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, London, associate 2002-05; Kirkland & Ellis International LLP, London, associate 2006-07; partner 2007 to present.


Law Society of England and Wales; Insolvency Lawyers’ Association; Turnaround Management Association; R3 (Association of Business Recovery Professionals); INSOL.


University of Wollongong, NSW (1996 Bachelor of Commerce); University of Technology, Sydney (2000 Bachelor of Laws First Class Hons).

London: Finance

Corporate restructuring and insolvency

Within: Leading individuals

Kon Asimacopoulos - Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Within: Corporate restructuring and insolvency

The ‘responsive and proactive’ team at Kirkland & Ellis International LLP provides ‘commercial advice’ to a private equity and funds client base including Oaktree Capital, Centerbridge Partners and KKR Credit. The ‘commercial’ and ‘effectiveKon Asimacopoulos advised Centerbridge Partners as majority lender on the debt-for-equity restructuring of Apcoa Car Parks. Asimacopoulos also acted alongside the ‘superbPartha Kar for KKR portfolio company Northgate Information Solutions on its global, multi-jurisdictional restructuring, which involved a debt-for-equity swap and the transfer of ownership to existing mezzanine lenders Goldman Sachs and Park Square. Elaine Nolan is also recommended.

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