Sean Darling

Associate

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  • LLB, Trinity College Dublin, 2011
  • MSc, University of Oxford, Lincoln College, 2013
  • LPC, University of Law, London, 2014

Qualifications

  • England and Wales, Solicitor, 2016

Sean Darling

Associate

Sean Darling’s practice focuses on a broad range of international corporate and financial transactions with a focus on leveraged and acquisition financing transactions. Sean joined Ropes & Gray in 2018 having previously worked at another international law firm in London and Hong Kong.

Experience

  • Advised Altice in connection with obtaining stapled financing commitments and the entry into 1.9 billion senior secured credit facilities to finance the deployment of fibre-to-the-home infrastructure by SFR FTTH
  • Advised BidFair on the financing for its US$3.7 billion acquisition of Sotheby’s
  • Advised Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB) in connection with a 1.8 billion super-senior revolving facility and SEK 2 billion senior secured revolving facility refinancing for Intrum AB (publ)
  • Acting for PG Impact Investments in relation to its senior and mezzanine financing to Tugende, a Ugandan based provider of lease-to-own financing to the financially excluded

Notable transactions in which Sean has been involved prior to joining the firm include:

  • Advised Alpha Capital Partners on the 350 million leveraged buyout of European insulation business Ipcom
  • Advised Brazil’s national development bank in its US$1 billion Green Bond offering
  • Advised Spanish gaming group Codere on the issuance of 865 million high-yield bonds and 95 million super senior revolving credit facility
  • Advised Loxam S.A. in its 850 million high-yield bond take-out for its bid for Lavendon Group PLC

Disclaimer

Ropes & Gray International LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in Delaware, United States of America and is a recognised body regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (with registered number 521000).
  • LLB, Trinity College Dublin, 2011
  • MSc, University of Oxford, Lincoln College, 2013
  • LPC, University of Law, London, 2014
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