Andrew represents leading investment banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds and investment managers in connection with their trading of, and investment in, bank debt, claims, unregistered securities and other illiquid instruments.
In this context, Andrew has significant experience in the credit space, and regularly represents clients that trade syndicated loans on both a par and distressed basis, under both the Loan Syndication and Trading Association (LSTA) and Loan Market Association (LMA) regimes. Andrew advises clients in connection with all aspects of secondary loan transactions, including the analysis and review of loan and restructuring documentation, and the negotiation of trade confirmations, purchase and sale agreements, confidentiality agreements, “big boy” letters, proceeds letter agreements, participation agreements, and agreements that provide for the posting of collateral in connection with participations of revolving loan exposure.
Andrew regularly represents clients in transactions relating to the acquisition or divesture of claims against bankrupt or insolvent entities, and often works with clients throughout the restructuring process, from initial investment to emergence. In addition to advising clients with respect to their investments in claims against United States entities, Andrew has represented clients in connection with debt investments in entities located in Spain, Germany and Italy, among other jurisdictions.
Andrew also represents clients that are engaged in the purchase or sale of unregistered securities, including rights offerings, rule 1145 “plan securities,” private notes and securities originally issued pursuant to a private placement without registration.
At his previous firm, Andrew had undertaken a secondment to a major investment bank, where he supported numerous departments associated with fixed income trading.