Hong Kong – Sidley Austin LLP is pleased to announce that Allan Wardrop has joined the firm’s Hong Kong office as a partner in its Global Finance practice. Mr. Wardrop was formerly with Hogan Lovells.
A prominent finance lawyer in Hong Kong, Mr. Wardrop regularly represents private equity sponsors, hedge funds, asset managers and commercial and investment banks concerning mezzanine, special situation financings and investments. He also has extensive experience advising senior secured creditors in leveraged and acquisition finance transactions as well as debt restructurings, and possesses a broad knowledge of corporate lending, cross-border transactions, property financings, and direct and alternative lending by funds.
“Allan’s high standing in the special situations market and with senior secured lenders is impressive, and especially significant given Hong Kong’s status as a major global financial hub,” said Constance Choy, managing partner for the China Region and member of the firm’s Management Committee. “Clients regularly praise Allan, and he brings extensive experience with large-scale acquisitions and takeovers in Asia to our clients in the global finance arena.”
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