Adrienne Sebring

Senior Counsel
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

New York
United States
T:+1 212 408 2314
New York
United States
T:+1 212 408 2314
Adrienne Sebring

Adrienne Sebring

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Biography

Adrienne Sebring's practice concentrates on transactional work and general corporate matters, with a particular focus on financing transactions. Ms. Sebring represents borrowers, financial institutions, insurance companies and other institutional investors, lending syndicates, administrative and collateral agents and corporate trustees in a diverse array of financing transactions, including secured and unsecured loans, private placements and other debt offerings, workouts and restructurings, structured finance arrangements and cross-border transactions. She also advises clients with respect to exemptions from the Investment Company Act of 1940.


Professional experience

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JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Fordham University School of Law, 2008
BA, cum laude, Duke University, 2005

  • New York State Bar
  • Represented a financial institution as arranger and agent in a US$2.4 billion structured financing for a major defense contractor to support the manufacture and delivery of fighter aircraft under the Foreign Military Sales program.
  • Represented a power producer and supplier in the private placement of secured notes for its 100 MW wind farm project in Pennsylvania.
  • Represented a group of six insurance company investors on a US$200 million secured notes offering structured as a private placement in connection with the acquisition of a Michigan utility by an infrastructure equity investment fund.
  • Represented a corporate trustee in connection with a restructuring and exchange offer for US$160 million of senior bonds guaranteed by an Indonesian shipping company subject to a suspension of payments proceeding in Indonesia.
  • Represented a corporate trustee under an indenture for perpetual notes issued by a Mexican mortgage financing company subject to insolvency proceedings in Mexico.
  • Represented a high net worth individual in connection with a revolving credit facility secured by the individual's fine art collection.
  • Represented the agent bank on behalf of the lenders in connection with the restructuring of the Lehman Brothers-arranged construction financing for The Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences at the Kapalua Bay Resort in Maui, Hawaii.  
  • Represented a financial institution, as administrative agent and lender, in connection with a peso denominated structured credit facility for a financial purpose entity affiliated with a Mexican micro-lending institution.
  • Represented an educational institution, as borrower, under a loan facility consisting of two term loans aggregating US$45 million, the proceeds of which were used to redeem a series of tax exempt bonds and a series of taxable bonds.
  • Represented a technology and manufacturing company in the monetization of payments under energy savings improvements contracts with various agencies of the United States government.
  • Represented a bank group in connection with restructuring more than US$700 million in loans to a manufacturing company and its domestic and foreign subsidiaries, which included providing debtor-in-possession financing and a debt-for-equity exchange.
  • Represented a corporate trustee in connection with the restructuring of notes issued by a Panamanian company.
  • New York Metro Rising Star, business/corporate law, Thomson Reuters, 2015 - 2019
  • Rising Star, Banking, Capital markets: Debt – United States, IFLR1000, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, 2018
  • "Eurozone Uncertainty Spurs Focus on Certain Key Provisions in Financing Documentation," Corporate Practice NewsWire, December 2012
  • Co-author, "The SEC Refocuses on Short Selling," Law.com, January 2009
  • Member: Firm's Women's Initiative Group
  • Member: New York State Bar Association
  • Member: New York County Lawyers' Association