Fried, Frank hires Kagan as a partner

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson has hired Stewart Kagan as a partner in the financial practice. Kagan represents corporations, private equity firms, hedge funds and other financial institutions in debt financings and private equity deals. He focuses on leveraged finance, including bank financings, high-yield debt offerings and bankruptcy-related transactions.

Press Release

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP announced today that Stewart A. Kagan has joined the Firm as a partner in the Finance Practice resident in the Firm’s New York office.

“In an increasingly dynamic economic and regulatory environment, Stewart is consistently recognized for advising top investment funds and corporations on the financing aspects of their most complex transactions,” said David Greenwald, chairman of Fried Frank. “His deep experience and technical skills enhance the expertise we provide to clients regarding M&A, asset management, leveraged finance and related matters.”

Mr. Kagan represents corporations, private equity firms, hedge funds and other financial institutions with respect to debt financings and private equity transactions. His practice focuses on leveraged finance, including bank financings, high-yield debt offerings and bankruptcy-related transactions.

Prior to joining Fried Frank, Mr. Kagan was a partner at a leading New York-based firm. He received a JD from Yale Law School in 1985 and a BA from Harvard College in 1980. Mr. Kagan is admitted to practice in the US District Court, Southern District of New York; New York; and Connecticut. He has been recognized by Chambers USA and Legal 500.

About Fried Frank
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP is a leading international law firm with offices in New York; Washington, DC; London; Paris; Frankfurt; Hong Kong; and Shanghai. Approximately 450 Fried Frank lawyers regularly serve the world’s leading corporations and financial institutions with regard to their most critical legal needs and business opportunities. More information can be found at www.friedfrank.com.
SOURCE Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson

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