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Experienced Finance Partner Joins Baker Botts in New York


NEW YORK, October 12, 2018 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, today announced that Robert Wann, Jr. has joined the Finance Section of the firm's Corporate Practice as a Partner. Mr. Wann will be based in New York.

“Over the last 12 months, we have seen significant growth in our Corporate Practice across the firm, and especially in New York.  Robert is an outstanding lawyer with a vast depth of experience, with a particular focus on complex financing arrangements. He is another excellent addition to our Corporate team,” said Andrew M. Baker, Managing Partner of Baker Botts.

“Robert is a first-class corporate lawyer with considerable experience advising private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, investment banks, commercial banks and public and private corporations in a variety of financing transactions including; high-yield and investment-grade bonds, syndicated loans, club loans, asset-based loans, tender offers and exchange offers,” said Mike Bengtson, Chair of the firm's Corporate Department and a New York based Partner.

Mr. Wann has broad experience representing borrowers, issuers and financing sources on both the bank and bond sides of financing transactions, and has represented clients with debt restructurings, equity offerings and exchange offers. Mr. Wann has handled transactions valued at over $100 billion and has experience in a variety of industries including financial services, media, chemicals, education, energy, hospitality, healthcare, retail and manufacturing. Mr. Wann also has significant experience working on cross-border transactions.

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