Proskauer Expands Corporate Department With Addition Of Premier Finance Team

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 10:53


Proskauer has announced the expansion of its Finance Group and global Corporate Department with the addition of partner Andrew Bettwy and senior counsel Glen K. Lim.

Mr. Bettwy and Mr. Lim represent banks, financial institutions, private equity funds, strategic investors and corporations in a wide range of transactions, including secured and unsecured financings, acquisition financings, leveraged buyouts, asset-based loans, corporate recapitalizations and other types of complex and traditional financings. Formerly members of Skadden's banking practice, at Proskauer they join a growing Finance Group that, since 2010, has also added partners Ron D. Franklin, Gregory D. Ruback and Justin Breen.

They are also the latest addition to Proskauer's Corporate Department, which has experienced significant global expansion in recent months with the addition of Kate Simpson (Private Investment Funds), Peter McGowan (Private Investment Funds, Hedge Funds), Russell T. Carmedy and Michael Nouril (Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions), and Oliver Rochman (Private Investment Funds), and the announced addition of Nigel van Zyl (Private Investment Funds) in London; the addition of Seung Chong and Jeremy Leifer (Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions), Gene Buttrill (Capital Markets) and Jay C.S. Tai (Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions) in Hong Kong; the addition of Geoffrey T. Raicht in New York (Bankruptcy & Restructuring); the addition of Frank Zarb (Capital Markets, Finance) in Washington, DC; and the addition of Joseph J. Giunta (Mergers & Acquisitions) in Los Angeles.