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Vedder Price announced today that Trevor Wood has joined the firm as a Finance & Transactions Partner in the firm’s London office. Mr. Wood previously served as a partner in Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP’s Finance group.

With over 25 years of experience, Mr. Wood brings his robust finance practice and an impressive portfolio to Vedder Price. “Our London corporate and finance practice has been a strategic growth target for us,” said Michael A. Nemeroff, President and CEO of Vedder Price. “Trevor adds further depth and capabilities to our full-service corporate and finance practice in the UK, complements our U.S. business and provides additional leveraged finance support for our UK private equity practice.”

Mr. Wood practices in the area of finance law, with an emphasis on emerging markets. He advises on complex secured and unsecured financing matters for clients from many countries and industries, including banks, funds and other financial institutions, mezzanine providers, agents and trustees, and sponsors and borrowers.

Mr. Wood particularly focuses on restructuring, international trade, export and commodity finance, receivable transactions, non-performing loan sale and purchase, real estate finance, leverage and acquisition finance, project finance and general corporate finance. He is currently actively involved in advising on numerous restructurings both in the UK and internationally.

“Trevor’s experience and the variety of his practice will benefit us greatly in London,” said Derek Watson, Administrative Partner of the London office. “His skillset and clientele allow him to collaborate extensively with our private equity and commercial finance teams. We are excited to have him on board.”

“I am thrilled to continue growing my practice and serving my clients with the support of Vedder’s platform,” said Mr. Wood. “While this is a challenging time for many businesses battling economic uncertainties amidst a global pandemic, I know that my clients will benefit from the cooperative marketing, global platform and deep experience of my new colleagues.”

Mr. Wood earned First Class Honours at The College of Law, London, and earned his LL.B. with honours from London Metropolitan University.


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