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Jake Mincemoyer

Partner

New York

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Jake Mincemoyer

Partner

New York

Jake is a partner in our New York office and acts as the head of our U.S. Leveraged Finance group. He represents major commercial and investment banks as well as private credit funds and corporations in a wide range of leveraged and corporate finance transactions, including domestic and cross-border acquisition finance, investment-grade facilities, asset-based lending facilities, bridge facilities, DIP financings and restructurings.

Jake has deep experience in all aspects of the leveraged lending market and is on top of current market terms given his extensive activity acting for clients in both syndicated and non-syndicated private credit financings, with clients praising him for his proactivity, commerciality and being 'fantastically consistent'.

Jake was based in London from 2010-2014, where he structured and closed many of the first "Yankee Loan" structured financings of the era and gained extensive experience with LMA and English-law documented cross-border financings. This unique cross-border experience lends itself to providing clients with valuable insight into the differences between the U.S. and European markets and knowledge to maximize cross-border financing structures, which Jake applies to assist clients in executing cross-border and European syndicated and non-syndicated private credit financings in the current market.

Clients commend Jake for his ability and skill in navigating different financing structures and products as well as his extensive experience in the negotiation of intercreditor relationships and his knowledge of relevant tax structuring considerations across a number of jurisdictions. Jake was recently recognized as a Leading Individual, Banking & Finance in Chambers USA, a Leading Lawyer, Finance – Commercial Lending in Legal 500 US 2020 and an IFLR 1000 Leading Lawyer.

“Jake is very responsive, knowledgeable and articulate. He provides balanced guidance and advice that is in tune with the latest trends in leveraged finance.” Chambers USA 2020

Prior to joining Allen & Overy, Jake was the regional section head of the Americas Banking Section at White & Case LLP. 

News & insights

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News: 16 FEBRUARY 2021

Jake Mincemoyer joins Allen & Overy as head of U.S. Leveraged Finance practice

Allen & Overy today announced that Jake Mincemoyer has joined the firm as partner and head of A&O’s U.S. Leveraged Finance practice, based in New York. Jake joins A&O from White & Case LLP, where he…

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Office

New York

Allen & Overy LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2002

Academic

J.D., Cornell University Law School, 2001

B.S., Cornell University, 1998

Published work

  • Co-author, "Incremental facilities: another example of European and US loan market convergence," Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, 2017
  • Author, "Yankee Loans – Structural Considerations and Familiar Differences from Across the Pond to Consider," The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Lending & Secured Finance, 2014
  • Co-author, "Structuring and Restructuring European Leveraged Finance Transactions," PLC Finance, 2013
  • Author, "Syndicating European debt into the US: It is not the picture but how you view it," PLC, 2012
  • Co-author, "A New Lease of Life," The Treasurer, February 2011