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Adam Fadian

Partner

Istanbul

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Adam Fadian

Partner

Istanbul

Adam advises on debt restructurings, structured trade and commodity finance, project and infrastructure finance, leveraged acquisition finance, real estate finance and margin lending. He has particular experience in developing markets and regularly advises clients on debt restructurings and financing transactions in Turkey, the Middle East, Russia, Ukraine, the CIS and CEE.

Prior to joining Allen & Overy, Adam spent 10 years in Moscow where he led the English law banking and restructuring team of another magic circle law firm. 

Directory quotes and rankings:

Adam Fadian acts for major financial institutions and corporations on cross-border finance matters. He advises on debt restructuring and is also involved in acquisition finance. Sources describe him as a "very flexible and pragmatic" practitioner.
CHAMBERS GLOBAL 2019 (RUSSIA, BANKING & FINANCE)

Band 3 – Russia Banking & Finance
CHAMBERS GLOBAL 2019

“Super lawyer especially in acquisition finance, syndications, ECAs, etc.”

IFLR 1000 2018: RUSSIA (BANKING AND FINANCE)

Counsel Adam Fadian is actively involved in the firm's large-scale debt restructuring mandates. Clients describe him as "proactive and available round the clock" and "always providing quality advice."

CHAMBERS EUROPE 2017: RUSSIA – RESTRUCTURING

The “brilliant” Adam Fadian is lauded by clients for his "efficiency and sound judgement", especially in regards to large and complex debt restructurings and acquisition finance.

WHO'S WHO LEGAL 2014: RUSSIA - BANKING AND FINANCE

"Adam Fadian is noted for his “impressive capacity” to retain an objective view of a huge array of documentation, as well as his ability to “see how the different commercial angles play out.”
CHAMBERS EUROPE 2013: RUSSIA – RESTRUCTURING

Other Noteworthy Experience includes advising:

  •  A leading Turkish industrial company in connection with an acquisition financing for the purchase of assets in the United States.
  • The secured creditors in connection with a US$1.5 billion debt restructuring for ED&F Man.
  • The bank creditors in connection with a US$2.8 billion debt restructuring for Premier Oil.
  • VTB Capital on the US$4.5 billion acquisition financing it arranged in connection with Uralchem's acquisition of a stake in Uralkali.
  • Gunvor in connection with a US$675 million project financing for its flagship oil products terminal in Russia.
  • A Russian private equity firm on a US$790 million acquisition financing arranged by Citi and UBS for the acquisition of a stake in Norilsk Nickel.
  • Sberbank, VTB, ING and Raiffeisen Bank International in connection with the restructuring of loans made available to a major Russian metals group.
  • UniCredit, ING, Intesa Sanpaolo, Mizuho Bank, Natixis, Raiffeisen Bank and VTB in connection with a US$500 million financing for Soyuzneftegaz Vostok Limited for the purpose of financing and development of assets in Uzbekistan. 

Office

Istanbul

River Plaza, Floor 17
Büyükdere Caddesi, Bahar Sokak No. 13,TR-34394 Levent
Istanbul
Turkey

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales, 2008

Admitted as a Solicitor in Queensland / NSW, 2004

Academic

Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, College of Law, Sydney, 2004

Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of Queensland, 2004

Bachelor of Commerce / Finance, University of Queensland, 2002