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Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10019
United States

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United States > Finance > Commercial lending

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has ‘a strong team from top to bottomstocked with lawyers who do ”an exceptional job distilling complex topics‘. On the borrower side, the firm advised Brookfield Business Partners on the financing for its $4.6bn buyout of Westinghouse Electric Company, and also advised Interpublic Group on the financing for its $2.3bn acquisition of the consumer data aggregator, Acxiom Marketing Solutions. The team is ranked for its borrower work, but also has strong capabilities on the lender side, where it recently advised the Ad Hoc First Lien Lender Group on the Chapter 11 proceedings of Claire’s Stores and the restructuring of almost $2bn in company debt. Leonard Klingbaum chairs the practice group, which includes experienced vice chair Jeffrey Goldfarb, and partners Viktor OkasmaaJoshua Deason, David Tarr and William Dye. Also recommended is Michael Niebruegge in Houston, who is noted for his energy-related financing work.