Andrew Vouziers is a member of the Banking & Finance practice and serves as co-head of Mayer Brown’s Americas Lending group. Andrew represents investment banks, direct lenders, private equity and financial sponsors, hedge funds, commercial banks, insurance companies, and private and public companies in structuring, negotiating, documenting and administering all phases of complex financial transactions.
Andrew’s practice focuses on leveraged and syndicated finance, including cross-border and domestic credit facilities, term loan facilities, and letter of credit facilities. Andrew has experience with cash flow and asset-based financings, bridge, underwritten and best efforts executions, leveraged recapitalization, senior secured and senior unsecured debt, first-lien, second-lien and crossing lien facilities, subordinated and mezzanine facilities, unitranche facilities, and multicurrency facilities, each across a wide range of credit and financial markets, ranging from investment grade and large corporate, to upper, middle and lower middle market.
In addition, Andrew has extensive experience in debt capital markets, including term loan B facilities, samurai loans, and institutional debt private placements such as private placements and Rule 144A bond offerings, as well as financing mergers and acquisitions and spinoff transactions, and negotiating workouts, restructurings and special situations.
Andrew’s deal work actively spans the globe, including cross-border transactions throughout several countries in Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. In addition to having a global practice, Andrew has experience transacting across a number of industries, including, among others, technology, media and telecommunications (TMT), healthcare, pharmaceuticals, financial services, insurance and reinsurance, energy production and distribution, oil and gas, consumer goods, textiles and apparel, manufacturing, hospitality, food products and beverages, restaurants, real estate and REITs, tax credits, EB-5 immigrant investor program, and film production and entertainment.
In 2020, Crain’s Chicago Business named Andrew to its list of “Notable Minorities in Accounting, Consulting & Law.” Andrew was also recognized as a 2021 “Chicago Business Notable Rising Stars in Law” by Crain’s Chicago Business.
In addition, Latino Leaders Magazine recognized Andrew as one of their “Latino Lawyers to Keep On the Watch” at the 2020 Latino Leaders Awards.
Areas of Focus
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BS, Finance
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BS, Business Administration
The University of Michigan Law School, JD, cum laude
- North Carolina
- Hispanic Lawyers Scholarship Fund of Illinois, Board of Trustees
- The Executives’ Club of Chicago, Co-Chair of Financial Services Forum (2020-2021)
- United Way of Metro Chicago, Campaign Cabinet (2021)
- Hispanic National Bar Association, Member