LONDON, August 31, 2022 — King & Spalding has recruited finance partners Richard Kitchen and Amin Doulai to its Corporate, Finance and Investments (CFI) practice group in London.
Kitchen has extensive experience advising private equity sponsors, investment banks and private lenders on complex cross-border acquisition and leveraged finance transactions and is a Chambers and IFLR 1000 listed firm. Doulai advises alternative equity and private debt funds as well as corporations and family offices and private equity sponsors on all types of private debt investments, with a particular focus on leveraged acquisitions and corporate finance transactions
“We have made significant investments in our personal credit practice over the past 24 months and Richard and Amin are not only a perfect fit to enhance our finance practice in London, but also to strengthen our team of market-leading partners who offer an integrated offering across the board “Our global platform,” said Todd Holleman, head of the firm’s CFI practice. “They have extensive experience in cross-border and multi-jurisdictional financing with top-tier private debt funds and financial institutions. Richard and Amin offer us a variety of new ways for our clients to successfully complete their most critical financing transactions.”
Kitchen and Doulai will join the firm’s current London finance team, which includes partner Benoit Lavigne and attorneys Andrew Brown and Kevin Gilroy.
“King & Spalding is developing a dynamic and innovative international financing platform, particularly in London and New York, making them an ideal target for us,” added Kitchen. “We share many common clients and undertake many similar high-quality cross-border financing transactions. Amin and I are excited to be part of such a strong banking and finance practice, where we are able to put the needs of our clients first.”
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