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Dechert LLP announced today that Ani Ravi has joined the firm’s global finance practice as a partner based in New York.
Mr. Ravi’s practice focuses on leveraged finance and debt capital markets. He has significant experience advising investment banks, institutional investors and commercial banks on a wide range of public and private transactions. He also has broad experience executing high yield transactions on both the bank and issuer side, as well as traditional bank lending for top financial institutions and sponsor acquisition financing. Mr. Ravi received a J.D. from Harvard Law School, cum laude, and a B.A. from Columbia University.
Scott Zimmerman, head of Dechert’s leveraged finance practice, commented, “Ani is a terrific addition to our global finance practice. His broad range of experience will further strengthen our acquisition finance group and will support our premier private equity practice, benefiting our clients around the world.”
Mr. Ravi commented, “Dechert’s global platform is the perfect fit for my practice. I am very excited to join the firm and look forward to working with the finance, capital markets and private equity teams to contribute to the success of those groups and the firm.”
Dechert’s Global Finance Group provides a responsive, interdisciplinary, multi-jurisdictional team to address the complexities of modern finance transactions across categories and geographies. With more than 150 lawyers in the world’s major financial centers, our internationally recognized practice provides clients with innovative deal structuring, creative financing strategies and efficient execution. Our clients receive comprehensive solutions for all of their finance needs. By tapping into the breadth of Dechert’s expertise, we deliver advice on real estate finance, structured finance, leveraged finance and securitization matters.
Dechert is a leading global law firm with 22 offices around the world. We advise on matters and transactions of the greatest complexity, bringing energy, creativity and efficient management of legal issues to deliver commercial and practical advice for clients.