Kelechi E. Adibe, a partner in Sidley’s Chicago office, has been named to SFNet’s 2023 “40 Under 40” list. The annual 40 Under 40 awards celebrate the achievements of young professionals in the secured finance industry. Honorees are selected for exemplifying excellence in their careers and for demonstrating commitment to their communities, as well as to the industry.
Kelechi represents and advises commercial banks, direct lending funds, investment banks, private equity and financial sponsors, hedge funds, insurance companies, and public and private companies. Kelechi’s practice includes senior secured and unsecured credit facilities, first lien and second lien financings, acquisition financings, cash-flow and asset-based facilities, cross-border financings, syndicated and bi-lateral financings, unitranche financings, as well as work-outs, restructurings and other distressed financings.