Seb FitzGerald is a partner in Willkie’s Corporate & Financial Services Department and Finance Department in London. He has extensive experience in complex cross-border financings across a variety of sectors and credit products, focusing on leveraged buyouts, direct lending, restructurings and special situations investing. He has acted for a number of leading private equity sponsors and financial investors, corporates and creditors in the US and European financing markets including Cinven, CVC, Advent, BC Partners, Blackstone, TPG, Montagu, KKR, PAI Partners, Eurazeo, Silver Lake, Insight Venture Partners and Goldman Sachs.
Seb is widely known in the private equity and leveraged finance markets for his commercial and collaborative approach. He is recognised as a “Notable practitioner” by Chambers UK (2022) for Banking & Finance, as “Highly Regarded” by IFLR1000 (2022) for Banking, and as a leading “Next Generation Partner” in The Legal 500 UK (2022) for Acquisition Finance. He is praised by clients as “fantastic”, “very efficient and flexible”, “extremely professional, bright and commercial” and “a commanding banking partner in charge of the execution process of very complex transactions”.