Evan Palenschat is a senior associate in King & Spalding’s Corporate, Finance and Investments group in Chicago. Evan has extensive experience in leveraged finance, private equity, M&A and complex financing transactions with clients that include financial institutions, private credit groups, private equity funds, hedge funds, public and private companies/borrowers/issuers as well as alternative lending institutions.
Evan’s practice involves all aspects of corporate transactional work, particularly in negotiation, structuring and drafting of complex acquisition agreements, leveraged financing transactions, cross-border deals, working capital financings/refinancings, dividend recapitalizations and other types of corporate transactional work.
He also assists his clients in work-outs and other downside scenarios. The transactions Evan handles are found at both ends of the market, and include mergers, acquisitions, consolidations, senior, second lien and subordinated financings, asset-based loans and bridge and mezzanine financings that range in size from several millions to billions of dollars.
Evan’s experience also includes advising corporate clients and issuers and lenders/purchasers with asset securitizations, collateralized loan obligations and other types of structured financings. Evan has also received an MBA from the University of Illinois.
- M.B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- J.D., Columbia University School of Law
- New York
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