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Paul, Weiss Adds Finance Partner in London

May 1, 2024 Read the press release

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP announced that Silvia Menendez has joined the firm as a partner in the Finance Group in the Corporate Department, resident in London.

“We are pleased to welcome Silvia to our firm,” said Paul, Weiss Chairman Brad S. Karp. “She brings a vast understanding of complex cross-border capital markets transactions and will be a valuable addition to our expanding team in Europe.”

“Silvia’s experience advising on a wide range of cross-border financing transactions will help bolster our premier finance capabilities in Europe,” said Neel Sachdev, global co-chair of Finance and Capital Markets and co-head of the London office. “We are delighted to welcome her to our growing London office.”

Menendez has focused her practice on cross-border capital markets and banking and finance transactions. Her recent representations include, among others, Eroski on the refinancing of its senior financial debt; EQT-owned Lumos on its fiber-to-the-home infrastructure debt financing; Cinven on its acquisition of a majority stake in Amara NZero; and Solarpack Corporación Teconólogica S.A.U. on the structuring and negotiation of its first corporate financing facility.

Menendez earned a B.A. in Law and Business Management from Universidad Pontificia Comillas and a LL.M. from Columbia Law School. She is admitted to practice in England, Wales, New York and Spain.

The Paul, Weiss Finance Practice works with leading private equity firms and many of the world’s largest, most prominent publicly traded and privately held companies, as well as financial advisors and other financial institutions and investors on the full range of financing transactions. The practice represents borrowers and lenders across a wide spectrum of financing strategies.

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