Bjorn Bjerke is a partner in the Finance Group and resident in the New York office. He focuses his practice on representing borrowers, lenders, managers and investors in a broad range of complex financing and derivatives arrangements across a wide spectrum of asset classes including securitizations and other structured financings, various shared collateral and second lien structures, repo facilities, commodity, equity, credit and fund linked derivatives, subscription lines and a variety of funding arrangements tailored to existing purchase commitments such as energy management agreements and airline frequent flyer miles programs. In addition, he has extensive experience representing investors, creditors and managers in complex restructurings, work-outs and acquisitions of distressed and non-performing assets. He is involved in all aspects of deal structuring, negotiation and documentation. Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Bjorn was a partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell.