“With his breadth of experience across the finance sector, particularly in the area of private equity finance, Chris is a fantastic addition to our team,” said Ron Franklin, co-head of Proskauer’s Finance Group.
Mr. Bell’s client base includes leading private equity sponsors, their portfolio companies and other borrowers. In addition, he represents key financial institutions in arranging and underwriting syndicated loans. His practice focuses on leveraged finance transactions, with an emphasis on debt commitments and credit facilities for leveraged acquisitions. He also advises borrowers on the ongoing compliance with their financing documentation and has worked on recapitalizations, refinancings and related transactions.
Mr. Bell received his J.D., cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law, where he was a member of the Fordham Law Review and Moot Court Board. He received his M.A. from New York University and his B.A., cum laude, from Harvard University.