Etienne Gelencsér is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s Tokyo office. His practice primarily focuses on finance transactions, including acquisition, project and structured finance and he regularly represents both financial institutions and corporate clients. His practice also involves the representation of sponsors and investors in private equity transactions, including fund formation, fund investment and related portfolio acquisitions.
Etienne has been recognized as a leading lawyer in the major legal directories including: Projects & Energy and Investment Funds by Chambers Asia; Banking & Finance and Project Finance by IFLR1000; and Banking and Finance in Japan by Who's Who Legal. He has also been named one of Law360’s “Rising Stars” under the age of 40.