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Kirkland & Ellis LLP
601 LEXINGTON AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10022
United States
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Career

Sebastian Chan is a debt finance partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Sebastian advises private equity and infrastructure fund clients on investments in energy and infrastructure assets. He has significant experience representing financial institutions, funds, non-traditional lenders, companies and financial sponsors in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of debt financing and restructuring transactions. He is adept at both bank and bond offerings in leveraged acquisition finance. Sebastian has also done extensive work in the areas of private equity, structured finance and securitization, and venture capital finance. Sebastian was recommended by Legal 500 U.S. in 2022 for Project Finance.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Project finance

Kirkland & Ellis LLP has rapidly developed its project finance practice in recent years, with a team capable of assisting lenders and sponsors with a range of complex issues, though is most active in the private equity arena, leveraging its reputation as a leading PE to represent infrastructure funds and PE sponsors looking to invest in developing projects. Rohit Chaudhry is practice head and advises many of the teams largest lender clients from the Washington DC office, which is also home to Roald Nashi . The New York group added to its ranks in February 2022 with the addition of Robert Eberhardt from Norton Rose Fulbright, following on from a number of other lateral hires into the office including: Sebastian Chan, who arrived from Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP in February 2021; and Sebastian Chan, who joined from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP a month later.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP has rapidly developed its project finance practice in recent years, with a team capable of assisting lenders and sponsors with a range of complex issues, though is most active in the private equity arena, leveraging its reputation as a leading PE to represent infrastructure funds and PE sponsors looking to invest in developing projects. Rohit Chaudhry is practice head and advises many of the teams largest lender clients from the Washington DC office, which is also home to Roald Nashi . The New York group added to its ranks in February 2022 with the addition of Robert Eberhardt from Norton Rose Fulbright, following on from a number of other lateral hires into the office including: Sebastian Chan, who arrived from Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP in February 2021; and Sebastian Chan, who joined from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP a month later.