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Andrew Bechtel
 

Andrew Bechtel

Counsel
 
CityPoint | One Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9HU EN
 
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Fax: +44-(0)20-7275-6502
Based in the Firm’s London office, Andrew Bechtel is a Counsel in the Banking and Credit Practice. His practice focuses on advising leading private equity sponsors, corporates and lenders in connection with high value cross-border leveraged and acquisition financings (including take private transactions and multi instrument bank/bond structures) in addition to advising a broad range of debtors and creditors in connection with complex cross border restructurings and special situations investments. Andrew also substantial experience advising leading sponsors and credit funds with respect to structured credit solutions and subordinated debt/equity investments across a wide range of sectors and products, including direct credit, real estate finance, loan on loan financings, preferred equity investments, holdco financings, convertible instruments and emergency liquidity lines.   

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Work Highlights

Experience prior to Simpson Thacher includes representing:

  • Private equity sponsors including Advent International, Apax, Bain Capital, Blackstone, Capvest, Carlyle, Cranemere International, General Atlantic, Goldman Sachs, HIG, KKR, Montagu, Sun Capital, TDR, Terra Firma and Warburg Pincus in a series of market leading acquisition financings throughout the UK, the US and Europe and across an array of sectors and products
  • Leading corporates including Eircom, Flint Group, Molson Corrs, Salt Group, Unifrutti and Teekay across a variety of corporate financings
  • Leading financial institutions including Bank of America, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citibank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley and UBS in a number of leading acquisition financings, corporate financings and real estate financings
  • Investment funds and private capital providers including Bain Capital Credit, Beachpoint Capital, Blackstone Credit, Canyon, GIC, Goldman Sachs PIA, Hayfin, H/2 Capital, Oakhill, Oaktree and Pemberton in relation to targeted debt and equity solutions across the capital structure and restructurings/distressed financings
 
Education
  • Queensland College of Law, 2011 GDL
  • Bond University, Australia, 2010 J.D.
    (First Class Honours)
  • University of Queensland, 2007 Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)
Admissions
  • England and Wales 2021
  • Queensland 2011
Languages Spoken
  • English

Based in the Firm’s London office, Andrew Bechtel is a Counsel in the Banking and Credit Practice. His practice focuses on advising leading private equity sponsors, corporates and lenders in connection with high value cross-border leveraged and acquisition financings (including take private transactions and multi instrument bank/bond structures) in addition to advising a broad range of debtors and creditors in connection with complex cross border restructurings and special situations investments. Andrew also substantial experience advising leading sponsors and credit funds with respect to structured credit solutions and subordinated debt/equity investments across a wide range of sectors and products, including direct credit, real estate finance, loan on loan financings, preferred equity investments, holdco financings, convertible instruments and emergency liquidity lines.  

Andrew received his Graduate Diploma in Law from the University of Queensland, College of Law in 2011. He received a Juris Doctor with First Class Honours from Bond University in 2010 and a Bachelors of Commerce (Finance) from the University of Queensland in 2007.  Andrew is dual qualified in England and Wales and Queensland, Australia.

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