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Finance Professional
Global capital markets, financing strategy, mergers and acquisitions

Carmen A lawyer and finance expert with two decades of experience

Relevant Skills

Leading finance structuring , leveraging loan transcations, tax risk management

Expertise Summary
  • Carmen is a highly experienced lawyer and finance professional, specializing in global capital markets, financing strategy, mergers and acquisitions, project development, corporate structuring, and tax risk management.
  • Carmen worked in-house for a $3+ billion global developer and operator of gaming and entertainment properties in the highly regulated gaming industry for the last 2 decades in various positions of increasing responsibility.
    • He has expertise in transaction structuring, deal execution, strategic finance, SEC reporting, corporate governance, investor relations and communications, and regulatory compliance, and has managed teams of various sizes.
    • Previously, he practiced law at corporate and securities boutique firms in New York City and Connecticut.
  • In 2021, Carmen and his team successfully secured financing for the first phase of a $5 billion integrated entertainment resort development project in South Korea.
    • The financing involved a $1 billion onshore project and convertible debt financing and $275 million offshore mezzanine/equity financing.
    • He spent approximately 6 months in South Korea from mid-2020 through mid-2021 to obtain the financing and maintain the project.
  • Carmen has also led various facility development, M&A and finance structuring transactions for other integrated resort developments in the U.S. and foreign jurisdictions.
    • He has managed multiple high yield bond and leveraged loan transactions, raising more than $8+ billion of debt and has been instrumental in structuring and documenting numerous joint venture projects and financing arrangements.
      • Additionally, he has developed and executed tax and entity structuring strategies for multi-jurisdictional global operations, serving as the Representative Director for Korean management entities, as the sole Director within a UK holding company entity structure, and as an officer in a Canadian holding company and management entity structures.

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