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PARTNER MOVES - Global finance partner Steven Rutkovsky joins Sidley in New York

22 Sep 2022

Sidley is pleased to welcome Steven Rutkovsky as a partner in the Global Finance group in the New York office. Mr. Rutkovsky was previously a partner and head of the Opinion Committee at Ropes & Gray LLP.

Mr. Rutkovsky focuses on complex leveraged finance and fund finance transactions. He represents private equity funds, credit funds, and public and private companies in a wide range of financings, including leveraged buyouts, acquisitions, dividend recaps, fund subscription lines, and leveraged facilities, involving both syndicated and privately placed debt at all levels of the capital structure.

“Steve is a great addition to our team, and he will work closely with our Private Equity team on the financing side of their client’s transactions,” said Kevin Blauch, leader of Sidley’s Global Finance practice. “He has frequently worked with our lawyers over the past 20 years and we are excited to have him join our growing team.”

New York office co-managing partner Sam Gandhi added, “We are thrilled to add this high-caliber partner to our growing New York office as we continue to build our finance platform.”

Sidley’s Global Finance group is a destination practice for high-value, complex financings across a broad spectrum of platforms, industries, and asset types. The firm is consistently recognized as having one of the world’s leading finance practices, with more than 170 lawyers around the world, by such well-regarded publications as Chambers Global and Chambers USA.

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