About Sara Coelho

Sara Coelho is a partner in the financial restructuring and insolvency practice (FR&I) at Shearman & Sterling, and works with the finance practice on private credit, direct lending and specialty finance transactions. Her finance experience includes acting for creditors and agents on a variety of financings for acquisition, capital refinancing and liquidity management-related purposes, as well as DIP financings and exit financings. Her FR&I practice focuses on restructuring and debtor-creditor rights. She represents debtors, creditors, acquirers, equity owners and other investors in insolvency matters, including risk mitigation and planning, distressed or reorganised company acquisitions, liability management, chapter 11 and out-of-court restructurings and cross-border insolvencies.

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