Ari Blaut will discuss a borrower’s perspective of funding trends at the Private Debt Investor New York Forum on September 24-25

September 24-25, 2019

Leveraged loans in the United States are a $1 trillion market. The loan market comprises more than 1,000 issuers—an increase of 56 percent from the 658 issuers at the end of 2010. Sullivan & Cromwell partner Ari Blaut will be discussing a borrower’s view of financing trends at the Private Debt Investor New York Forum, taking place September 24-25. Ari will highlight the importance of strategic partnerships, current trends, the advantages and disadvantages of being a borrower and working with borrowers in the event of a downturn.

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S&C’s Credit & Leveraged Finance practice

S&C’s Credit & Leveraged Finance practice develops business solutions to meet the diverse needs of corporate borrowers, private equity sponsors, private credit providers, bank lenders and other market participants. Our practice is highly active across a wide array of industries, including telecoms, natural resources, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, real estate and more. To date, in 2019, our practice helped clients with more than $40 billion in financings.

S&C is a Top 5 Law Firm for U.S. and global borrower work, according to Refinitiv (formerly Thomson).

Areas of Expertise in Leveraged Finance

Meet Ari Blaut

Ari Blaut is a partner in S&C’s Finance and Restructuring Group and has particular expertise in leveraged finance, acquisition finance and private credit transactions. Chambers USA refers to Ari as “phenomenal” and  “incredibly poised,” and The Legal 500 notes that he is “extremely impressive.”

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