Biography

Alexis Sinclair represents major institutional and other lenders as well as borrowers in connection with many different types of financing transactions —inclusive of sponsor and other leveraged finance. 

Alexis’ experience in financings spans a broad range of categories, including syndicated lending transactions (secured and unsecured), asset-based and cash flow lending, agricultural lending, cross-border lending, real estate secured lending, construction lending, private client lending, acquisition finance, and second lien, mezzanine and subordinated loans. His experience representing lenders and borrowers encompasses a wide variety of industries, including technology, food and beverage, agriculture, manufacturing, retail, real estate development, ski resorts, energy, healthcare, fund financing, and transportation. Alexis also has significant experience representing lenders in connection with workouts and restructurings, including agents for syndicates of lenders as well as groups of lenders within lending syndicates. 

In addition to Alexis’ financial transaction experience, he represents buyers and sellers in connection with both strategic and financial acquisitions and dispositions of companies and assets of companies as well as with acquisitions and dispositions of real property. Alexis also represents clients in connection with making strategic investments, joint ventures, commercial contracting, and corporate and organizational governance. 

Alexis creates unique and creative solutions to meet the needs of his clients in order to preserve their financial and operational objectives while accommodating the requirements of the other parties to the transaction. He strives for the ultimate success of the deal and the client’s long term satisfaction with the structure and ease of management of the on-going relationship with the counterparties.

Prior to practicing law, Alexis’ career included years as a brand manager for a pet food company, where he developed and launched a new product line for the company, including the sales and distribution network for the product line, and heading up the development of the Latin American operations for a U.S.-based warehouse equipment company, where he gained cross-border experience in both operations and finance, including the Export-Import Bank of the United States.