Kenneth Chin - Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Kenneth Chin

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010

Kenneth Chin counsels and represents lenders and borrowers in connection with corporate and financing transactions.

For almost 30 years, Mr. Chin has provided legal and transactional advice to a diverse group of clients, including many of the world’s leading commercial banks; investment banks; debt fund affiliates of major hedge funds and private equity firms; other alternative lenders; and borrowers, in large complex transactions such as leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, acquisitions, refinancings, debtor-in-possession financings, workouts and foreclosures. Mr. Chin’s work on behalf of these clients includes: secured credit facilities for cash flow loans, asset-based loans and reserve-based loans; bridge loan facilities; second lien facilities; high-yield bond offerings; convertible bond offerings; securitization facilities; insurance premium finance facilities; debtor-in-possession facilities; and mezzanine facilities.

Among his most notable work, Mr. Chin represented the agent and arranger in connection with a $1.5 billion credit facility to a financial institution and $1.1 billion in term and revolving loan facilities to a group of manufacturing companies. He also represented Alvogen and its affiliates in connection with approximately $900 million of credit facilities and Gener8 Maritime in connection with over $2 billion of vessel financings.

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Experience

Represented BMO Capital Markets in connection with a $150 million incremental loan to Lannett Company Inc.

Represented a global commercial bank in documenting a ¥15 billion loan to a retailer in Japan.

Represented a global commercial bank in connection with term loan facilities of $50 million and $150 million for 1940 Act-registered investment companies.

Represented a global commercial bank as the agent in connection with a credit facility to a group of manufacturing companies of between $125 million and $1.1 billion.

Represented a global commercial bank as the agent and lender in a $400 million loan facility secured by collateralized loan obligations to an originator of middle-market loans.

Represented a global commercial bank as the agent and lender in a $450 million loan facility secured by collateralized loan obligations to a portfolio manager.

Represented a global commercial bank as the agent and lender in a $200 million loan facility secured by collateralized loan obligations to a portfolio manager.

Represented a global commercial bank as the agent and lender in a $200 million loan facility secured by collateralized loan obligations to an originator of middle-market loans.

Represented Alvogen Lux Holdings, a generic pharmaceutical company headquartered in Iceland, in connection with $800 million in credit facilities.

Columbia UniversityAB 1983Harvard Law SchoolJ.D. 1986

Client Comments

"Ken is a lawyer whom I have always trusted will find a way to resolve issues and get a deal done. He has always protected our firm and our interests, yet still has the terms of the deal be fair and equitable for all. As a "deal attorney" Ken is one of the best."

Office Location

1177 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
United States


Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

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Languages:
Cantonese
Mandarin