Global capital markets, financing strategy, mergers and acquisitions
Carmen A lawyer and finance expert with two decades of experience
Leading finance structuring , leveraging loan transcations, tax risk management
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.