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Maura O’Sullivan

Partner

Maura focuses on acquisition financings, leveraged lending, restructurings, debtor-in-possession financings and asset-based finance.
She has extensive experience representing financial institutions and direct lenders in structuring and executing acquisition financings, leveraged lending transactions and first- and second-lien structures. Maura has also worked extensively in cross-border financings (including in connection with cross-border acquisitions).

Experience

Representative matters

Lead arrangers in connection with €650 million cross-border term loan facility and $550 million cross-border term loan facility for Ineos Enterprises .

Lead arrangers in connection with the $1.425 billion financing for the acquisition of Waterlogic by Culligan International.

Lead arrangers in connection with a $600 million revolving credit facility for SS&C.

Lead arrangers in connection with a $1.2 billion Term Loan B and a €700 million add-on Term Loan B for INEOS US Finance LLC and INEOS Finance PLC, as part of a cross-border refinancing.

Published Work

  • O’Sullivan, Maura, Co-author (2023) “Introduction”, London: 2023 Chambers Banking & Finance Global Practice Guide
  • O’Sullivan, Maura, Co-author (2023) “USA: Law & Practice”, London: 2023 Chambers Banking & Finance Global Practice Guide
  • O’Sullivan, Maura, Co-author (2016) “USA: Law & Practice”, London: 2016 Chambers Global Practice Guide: Banking and Finance 
Recognition
She’s a great lawyer.
Chambers USA 2023

Awards

  • Leading Lawyer, Legal 500 United States, 2023
  • Highly Regarded, IFLR1000, 2023
  • Highly ranked in Chambers Global and Chambers USA

Qualifications

Admissions

New York State (Second Dept), 1986

Academic

B.A., Holy Cross College, 1982
J.D., Fordham University, 1985
Disclaimer
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.