Global law firm Shearman & Sterling today announces that Daniel Tristan has joined the Firm as a partner within the Finance practice in Houston. Daniel will also be Texas Finance Team Leader.
Daniel brings market-leading finance capabilities on both the issuer and lender side with deep U.S. energy credentials. As part of his background, Daniel has had a great deal of experience with acquisition financings (public and private M&A), event-driven financings, commercial paper, asset-based lending, reserve-based lending, debt restructurings and workouts, distressed investments and direct and special situations lending. Daniel also brings with him high yield offering and private placement experience.
“Daniel’s stellar finance capabilities, particularly in the energy lending space, adds critical mass to our energy and corporate offerings in the Texas market while also complementing the sophisticated needs of our Finance practice on a national basis,” said David Beveridge, Senior Partner at Shearman & Sterling. “We are committed to delivering full-service client excellence and bringing in top talent like Daniel is one of our many strategic approaches to ensure we continue to provide premium, wide-ranging capabilities for our clients.”
“Daniel joining us is an important strategic step for our Finance practice in the U.S. as we look to continue expanding our Leveraged Finance platform and enhancing our borrower coverage while also strengthening and diversifying our business mix,” said Donna Parisi, Global Head of Finance at Shearman & Sterling. “Daniel’s wide-ranging credentials complements our Private Equity, Capital Markets, M&A and Financial Restructuring & Insolvency teams, including our new Special Situations / Capital Solutions initiative.”
Daniel added: “Shearman & Sterling is a premier law firm with a top tier finance platform and strong energy practice, and I am thrilled to join this outstanding team and continue guiding clients through these unprecedented times.”
Daniel is the eleventh new lateral hire for Shearman & Sterling this year. Recent lateral hires for the firm include Mark Shapiro, Heather Waters Borthwick and Michael Saarinen in New York; Ryan Shores in Washington D.C.; Emily Leitch in Houston; Florian Harder and Jann Jetter in Munich; Helena Potts, Sam Brodie and Phil Cheveley in London.