Stanimir Kostov


Stan represents credit funds, alternative capital providers, banks, corporate borrowers and private equity sponsors in a wide variety of debt financing transactions.

Stan has significant experience advising lead arrangers and agents in connection with leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and acquisition financings in both the large-cap and middle-market spaces.

Published Work

  • Co-author, "Recurring Revenue Financings: Market Update," The Legal 500: Acquisition Finance Comparative Guide, 2024



Registered Foreign Lawyer, England and Wales, 2024

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2013

Admitted: North Carolina State Bar, 2009


J.D., William & Mary School of Law, 2009

B.S., Commerce, University of Virginia, 2004

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.