Mark Segall joined Dentons as a new banking and finance partner
Mark Segall, a recognized lawyer with over 20 years of experience, has joined Dentons as a partner in the banking and finance team in Warsaw. His experience covers a wide range of financial products, including acquisition and leveraged finance, structured commodity finance and project finance. He advises international clients on cross-border syndicated lending and specializes in natural resources, agricultural and logistics projects. Previously head of the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) banking practice at CMS, at Dentons he will strengthen the team advising on cross-border projects, including those based on English law.
For the last eight years Mark Segall has been regularly advising international lenders and financial institutions on facilities for Ukrainian borrowers such as DTEK, Kernel, Louis Dreyfus, MHP, Astarta and ViOil to name a few. He is deeply experienced in financing in the Ukrainian agricultural sector, including borrowing base, pre-export and pre-crop facilities. He led the team advising the bank debt creditors’ committee on the restructuring of DTEK’s USD 1.5 billion bank debt and also advised several international creditors on restructuring matters regarding Mriya Holding.
“Mark joins our fast-growing team, which is recognized by the market as a center of excellence for coordinating leading financial projects in the region. His experience and competence are an invaluable asset not only to the Firm, but more importantly to our clients who expect a broad view and legal craftsmanship to deliver on their demanding projects across Europe,” said Mateusz Toczyski, partner in charge of the banking and finance team in Poland and in Europe. “Over the past several months, we have strengthened our practice with the addition of seven experienced lawyers. Our already strong and versatile team will be boosted. Mark Segall’s recruitment is a further confirmation that Dentons has the right strategy and is effectively supporting clients operating cross-border and internationally.”