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100 NEW BRIDGE STREET, LONDON, EC4V 6JA, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7919 1000
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Fax 020 7919 1999
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233 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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Ian Jack

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Work 020 7919 1700
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Baker McKenzie LLP

Work Department

Banking.

Position

Ian Jack is a partner in the Banking & Finance Practice Group in the Firm's London office and is co-head of the Firm's Global Restructuring & Insolvency team. Ian is also variously recognised as a leading individual in Chambers UK and Legal 500 for his restructuring, project and acquisition finance experience. Ian provides sound and insightful advice on a broad range of banking and finance transactions, including project, acquisitions and property financings, and restructurings.

Career

Articled Travers Smith Braithwaite; qualified 1990; assistant solicitor 1990-96; associate Baker McKenzie, London 1996-98; partner 1998 to date; JIEB qualified formerly a licensed insolvency practitioner.

Languages

English; French

Education

JIEB Qualified; University of Exeter (LL.B.) (1987); College of Law at Guildford (L.S.F.) (1988)

Leisure

Skiing, golf, cycling.


London: Finance

Emerging markets

Within: Emerging markets

Baker McKenzie's global presence gives its London practice access to in-depth local knowledge of emerging markets around the world, and brings its finance group into some of the most demanding and high-value deals in the market. More than half of the firm's offices are located in emerging markets, and its London office plays a key role in transactions in¬†Asia Pacific, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Latin America on behalf of financial institutions, sponsors and borrowers. The firm's highlights from 2017 included advising¬†Bank of America Merrill Lynch International on a ‚ā¨799m and $411m dual-currency term loan for¬†Yapi ve Kredi Bankasi in Turkey. The practice also acted for a syndicate of 14 lenders including¬†Banca IMI, BNP Paribas, ING and¬†Scotiabank Europe in a ‚ā¨1.95bn loan as part of the ‚ā¨4.5bn financing of the acquisition of energy efficiency solution provider Ista International. Acquisition finance specialist¬†Lynn Rosell Rowley¬†led that deal. Experienced project finance partner¬†Calvin Walker¬†acted for¬†Bayerische Landesbank and Arab African International Bank in a $126m project financing for¬†Infinity 50 Renewable Energy, which is developing a¬†50MW solar photovoltaic power plant in Ben Ban, Egypt.¬†Marc F√®vre, who frequently¬†advises government authorities, developers, lenders and secondary market investors on all aspects of energy and infrastructure transactions, also played a key role in that deal. Other recommended partners include head of banking¬†Nick Tostivin,¬†who¬†focuses on syndicated lending transactions and acquisition finance;¬†leveraged acquisition and infrastructure financing partner¬†Ian Jack; structured capital markets partner¬†Simon Porter; head of the firm's¬†global nuclear energy practice¬†Neil Donoghue; and debt capital markets specialist¬†Adam Farlow.

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