Andrew M. Martin is a partner in the Corporate & Finance Transactions Department who focuses on investment transactions, as well as debt and claims trading. Mr. Martin is a partner in both the New York and London offices and leads the firm’s London office. He is also a member of RK&O's Diversity Committee.
During Mr. Martin’s nearly two decades at RK&O, he has represented many of our investment bank, broker-dealer, hedge fund and other financial institutional clients in connection with the purchase and sale of various U.S., European and other global fixed income and high yield investment products. Such assets include:
Mr. Martin has extensive experience in the review and analysis of sophisticated credit products across a variety of industrial sectors, and specializes in primary and secondary trading documentation under both the LMA and LSTA regimes. He has been engaged by investors seeking to acquire strategic positions in the indebtedness of distressed companies, and often provides advice to these clients on related bankruptcy and restructuring issues. He also provides guidance to newly formed hedge funds in connection with the planning and development of their trading and investment activities.
Mr. Martin has extensive experience advising clients on the purchase and sale of cross-border loans, including the analysis of loan agreements, collateral transfer and alternative closing structures.
Mr Martin currently serves on the Loan Market Association secondary documentation committee which continually reviews and updates the market standard documentation in the European loan market. He is also an Active Participant in the Loan Syndications and Trading Association.