Kramer Levin Strengthens Private Equity Finance and Restructuring Finance Practices with Addition of Partner Mark Ramsey

NEW YORK--()--Mark P. Ramsey is joining Kramer Levin’s New York office as a partner in its Corporate practice.

For more than two decades, Mr. Ramsey has structured and negotiated complex syndicated, club and direct lending financing transactions on behalf of both borrowers and lenders, with a focus on leveraged buyouts, in- and out-of-court restructurings, dividend recapitalizations, asset-based loans and other corporate financing transactions. Mr. Ramsey’s client base includes private equity funds and their portfolio companies, public and private operating companies, commercial and investment banks, direct lenders and other financial institutions. His experience includes secured and unsecured, mezzanine, and subordinated financing transactions, as well as debtor-in-possession and exit facilities. He also has significant experience with Rule 144A offerings, convertible financings and bespoke financing transactions for development-stage companies. Mr. Ramsey has particular sector expertise in financial services, real estate, health care, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, energy, chemicals, technology, media and entertainment.

Kramer Levin co-managing partners Howard T. Spilko and Paul H. Schoeman said, “We are delighted to welcome Mark to Kramer Levin. His strong expertise in navigating a broad range of complex loan and bond deals will be an asset for our rapidly growing Corporate practice and our clients’ needs in the financial area.”

“Mark is a great addition to our skilled and multidisciplinary team of financing attorneys,” added Ernest S. Wechsler, chair of Kramer Levin’s Corporate department. “His wealth of market knowledge and deep experience will be highly valuable to our private equity fund, hedge fund and corporate clients.”

“I am delighted to join Kramer Levin’s distinguished Corporate team,” said Mr. Ramsey. “The firm’s New York focus provides an excellent platform to grow my practice and help Kramer Levin clients navigate complex financing transactions.”

Mr. Ramsey joins Kramer Levin from another Am Law 100 firm, where he was a partner. He received his J.D., cum laude, from Indiana University Maurer School of Law, an M.S. in Spanish linguistics from Georgetown University and his B.A. from Indiana University with high distinction. Mr. Ramsey is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and is fluent in five languages.

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Contacts

Jennifer Manton
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
212.715.7612
jmanton@kramerlevin.com

Peter Pochna
Rubenstein for Kramer Levin
212.843.8007
ppochna@rubenstein.com

Contacts

Jennifer Manton
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
212.715.7612
jmanton@kramerlevin.com

Peter Pochna
Rubenstein for Kramer Levin
212.843.8007
ppochna@rubenstein.com