Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP
Denise M. Grant is a partner in Shearman & Sterling's bank finance practice. She advises financial institutions, including commercial banks and DFIs, as well as multinational and local corporations, in their secured and unsecured, domestic and cross-border, private financing activities, with a particular focus on Latin America. Denise’s significant experience includes several notable transactions in the region including representing: the joint lead arrangers and bookrunners in the $260 million financing provided to Vista Oil & Gas, a Mexican company, for the purchase of certain oil and gas assets in Argentina from Pampa Energía and Pluspetrol Resources; international financial institutions in connection with $8 billion in credit facilities for PEMEX (“Syndicated Loan of the Year” by LatinFinance); and Alicorp in a $500 million bridge loan to fund the acquisition of Intradevco. Twice lauded as one of the “Most Influential Black Lawyers” by Savoy Magazine, Denise has also been named one of only six Tier 1 lawyers in Latin America-wide Banking & Finance by Chambers & Partners and one of only 14 “Leading Lawyers” in Banking & Finance by Legal 500 Latin America.