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Kirkland & Ellis LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10022
United States
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Drue Santora advises Fortune 500 companies, private equity firms and their portfolio companies and other end-users on structuring, negotiating and documenting interest rate, currency, commodity, credit and equity derivatives transactions, including deal-contingent contracts and total return swaps. He also advises clients on derivative regulatory compliance under Dodd-Frank and EMIR.

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United States > Finance > Structured finance: derivatives and structured products

Acting primarily for corporate end-users and prominent investment funds, Kirkland & Ellis LLP is regularly involved in interest rate, currency and commodity hedging deals in connection with larger corporate transactions and bankruptcy matters. Headed by Scott Gordon, the derivatives team has acted for energy companies and asset managers including Apax Partner, Bain Capital and Blackstone in various hedging arrangements relating to M&A and energy asset transactions. Another contact is Drue Santora, who advises on US and European derivatives regulatory compliance and also has varied transactional experience from currency to equity derivatives.