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Andrew Young

Andrew Young


Andrew Young

Andrew Young advises lenders, corporates, sponsors and investors in all aspects of domestic and international finance transactions, including acquisition and leveraged loans, investment grade facilities, direct and mid-market lending, asset-based loans, project finance, subscription lines and private placements. Andrew also counsels clients in respect of restructurings, recapitalizations, intercreditor arrangements and bankruptcy issues.

  • Advising global investment management firm in connection with $132 million in "last out" term loans backing the launch of an employee stock ownership plan by Golden Hippo, a marketer of health, beauty, and pet care products.
  • Advising Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and Itau BBA, as arrangers of approximately $230 million in loans to PetroRecôncavo, backing its acquisition from Petrobras of 34 onshore oilfields and related assets in Brazil.
  • Advising CVC Capital Partners in connection with its US$600 million leveraged facility supporting the acquisition and strategic combination of the Alpha Corporation and Aliancys groups, forming a leading global composite resins enterprise
  • Advising market leading REIT that originates and invests in commercial real estate debt in connection with its US$500 million term loan B syndicated facility
  • Advising lead arranger group in connection with over US$1.5 billion in first and second lien loans backing the cross-border acquisition of Exova Group by Bridgepoint-owned Element Materials to join two of the world's leading testing companies
  • Advising OpCapita, a European private equity firm specializing in the retail, consumer and leisure industries, in connection with approximately US$150 million in first lien loans and second lien notes issued by direct lenders to support the acquisition of retailer Maurices Incorporated from Ascena Retail Group Inc.
  • Advising Bank of America and Credit Suisse in relation to a $57 billion committed loan backing Bayer's proposed acquisition of Monsanto
  • Advising a global investment bank in relation to a $3.6 billion loan supporting Henkel's acquisition of Sun Products 
  • Advising lead arranger group in relation to the US$2 billion term and revolving credit facilities for Baidu, Inc.
  • Advising C-III Capital Partners LLC in relation to a US$250 million unitranche term loan facility backing its acquisition of Resource America Inc.
  • Advising Lennar Corporation in connection with its $2.4 billion unsecured revolving credit facility (with a $420 million accordion)
  • Advising SMBC as lead arranger and agent in relation to a JPY 33,525,000,000 senior unsecured term loan provided to Flex Ltd
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Career and qualifications

  • Boston University (BA, Computer Science) 2002
  • New York Law School (JD) 2005
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York 2006
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2015

Awards and citations

  • Senior associate Andrew Young is another up-and-coming name.
    Legal 500 Latin America 2019, Banking and Finance – International Firms