Kelley Drye

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Andrew P. Pillsbury

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Phone: (312) 857-7086
Fax: (312) 857-7095

Andrew Pillsbury is a corporate partner in Kelley Drye’s Chicago office.  Andrew focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and technology matters, start-up counseling and securities and corporate governance issues.  Andrew represents lenders and borrowers in various credit transactions, including mezzanine and real estate finance transactions.  Andrew often acts as outside general counsel for clients and provides ongoing outside securities reporting and compliance counsel for public reporting issuers, hedge funds and investment advisers.

Andrew works with clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, consumer goods, software, information technology services, telecommunications, logistics and transportation, manufacturing and energy.

Representative Experience

Represented U.S. real estate investor/developer group in connection with city scale project in Incheon, South Korea.

Represented a major Chicago-based second lien financing division of a large U.S. bank holding company in several financings ranging from $7.5 million to $20 million.

Represented a large life insurance company in the formation of a $300 million mezzanine debt fund and $200 million affiliate fund, and represents such funds in numerous investments.

Represented provider of equipment and services to the oil and gas industry in connection with $115 million financing consisting of $85 million senior secured notes and $30 million preferred equity interests and follow on offering.

Represented a graphite electrode manufacturing company in connection with its holding company reorganization and $700 million "double-dummy" acquisition.

Represented real estate development joint venture in agreements with leading technology companies to develop advanced technology infrastructure and managed services platform for planned residential and commercial developments.

Represented registered investment advisor in $160 million sale of the company to a Canada-based public company.

Represented a management group in a management-led buyout of a division of a publicly traded parent company.

Memberships & Associations

American Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association

Honors & Awards

Recommended in US Legal 500 for his work in the M&A: Middle Market area, 2011-2015.

Named to list of "40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch" by Law Bulletin Publishing Company, 2008.

Pro Bono

Counsels Friends of Drummond, Inc., a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

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