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Shawn Dogra


Shawn advises leading financial institutions and private capital providers as lenders, agents and arrangers in finance transactions across industries, including complex cross-border syndicated loans, acquisition and other leveraged financings, direct lending transactions, asset-backed financings, investment grade financings and restructuring transactions.
He also represents corporate borrowers in all aspects of finance matters. Shawn also has particular expertise advising clients in sports finance matters, with significant related experience in syndicated loan, direct lending and bespoke professional sports financings and other debt and equity investment transactions.


Representative matters

Morgan Stanley Senior Funding as Administrative Agent on a $2.475 billion financing for Osmosis Buyer Limited consisting of a $2 billion first lien secured term loan B facility, a $250 million delayed draw term loan B facility and a $225 million revolving credit facility to finance the acquisition of Culligan International by BDT Capital Partners.

Citibank, N.A., as administrative agent, on a $350 million financing for Nabors Industries, Inc. consisting of a $350 million revolving credit facility with a $100 million accordion feature that refinanced the company's existing revolving credit facilities.

JPMorgan Chase Bank, as administrative agent on a $645 million financing for CentroMotion, a portfolio company of One Rock Capital Partners, consisting of a $420 million secured term loan B facility, a $125 million delayed draw term loan facility and a $100 million asset based revolving credit facility to finance the acquisition of Carlisle Brake & Friction by CentroMotion.

Golub Capital and Audax Private Debt, as lenders, on a secured unitranche financing for the acquisition of Ned Stevens by Cobepa.



Attorney-at-Law, New York


University of Toronto Faculty of Law J.D., (Honors)

Gerald W. Schwartz Gold Medal

University of Toronto Rotman School of Management M.B.A. (Bregman Scholar, Dean's List)

University of Ottawa B.Com., Finance,summa cum laude


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.