Sabrena Silver | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Sabrena Silver
Sabrena Silver

Sabrena Silver

Partner, New York

T +1 212 819 7056

E [email protected]

Overview

Sabrena has over 20 years' experience in completing US domestic and cross-border financing transactions. She advises financial institutions and companies on complex financing transactions, including structured finance deals, acquisition financings, syndicated and bilateral loans, bridge loans, margin loans, investment grade loans, private equity and hedge fund financings, private banking transactions, debt restructurings, sovereign loans, trade financings, supplier financings, receivables purchases and non-performing loan (NPL) transactions.

Sabrena has broad international experience, and has worked extensively in Europe, Asia and Latin America, including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, and Peru, as well as other Latin American jurisdictions. Named by Latinvex in 2017 as one of Latin America's top female lawyers, Sabrena has led on many high-profile finance deals.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • New Jersey State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar

Education

  • JD, Fordham University School of Law
  • BA, Simon's Rock of Bard College

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Experience

JP Morgan Chase Bank (as agent) and J.P. Morgan Securities (as lead arranger and bookrunner) on a US$880 million bridge loan for subsidiaries of Lupin, a transnational pharmaceutical company in India, to finance the acquisition of Gavis Pharmaceuticals, a U.S. pharmaceutical company.*

CGG, a global geoseismic imaging company serving the oil and gas industry, on an exchange of publicly traded notes of the French parent company for Term Loan B (TLB) loans of a U.S. subsidiary and amendments to US$490 million New York- and French law-governed revolving credit facilities (RCFs), as well as a New York law-governed TLB.*

JP Morgan Chase Bank (as lender) on a US$80 million bilateral loan to Vallourec Star, a manufacturer of tubes and steel pipes for the oil and gas industry.*

A leading global financial institution on multiple domestic and international margin loans, totaling more than US$3 billion, for a broad range of borrowers in the U.S., Latin America, Europe and Asia, that were secured by U.S. listed shares or American depositary receipts (ADRs) and non-U.S. listed shares.*

Bank of America, as agent of a syndicate of 15 financial institutions, on a €975 million letter of credit facility for Vivendi.*

* Experience prior to joining White & Case.

Publications

Awards & Recognition

GC Powerlist, Mexico, The Legal 500, 2017

Latin America's Top 100 Female Lawyers, Latinvex, 2016 and 2017

Leading Individual, Banking and Finance, Chambers Latin America, 2016, 2017 and 2018

Rising Star, IFLR1000 Leading Lawyer, 2016