Christopher Kandel is a partner of Morrison & Foerster based in the London office, specializing in leveraged finance, international acquisition finance and restructuring.
Mr. Kandel has extensive experience leading leveraged and acquisition finance and restructuring matters under both English and U.S. law, supporting clients with complex cross-border financial transactions.
His practice spans a broad spectrum, including European and U.S. senior, second lien and mezzanine financings, bridge loans and high yield securities, super senior revolving credit facilities, unitranche, structured loans, capital markets and restructurings. He has advised on many landmark matters, including numerous European acquisition financings, the largest LBO financing in Asia, the second-ever high yield issue in Japan, the first international syndicated loan to a corporate in Turkey, the first super-senior revolver in Europe, the first pari passu secured bank/bond issue in Europe, and the first western-sponsor style leveraged buyout financing in Russia.
Mr. Kandel earned his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Yale and his J.D., cum laude, from Cornell Law School. He is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales, and is admitted to the bar in California, the District of Columbia and Maryland.
Chambers UK 2018Christopher Kandel is ranked Band 1
Chambers UK 2018"Without a doubt, one of the premier bank finance partners in the City."
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