KIERAN SHARMA has a wide range of experience in cross-border restructurings, advising sponsors, debtors, creditors, and strategic investors on restructurings of stressed and distressed businesses.
Prior to returning to Sidley, Kieran served as a director in the European investment team at Strategic Value Partners (SVP), a global investment firm focused on distressed debt and private equity opportunities. In his role, Kieran worked across several of the most notable cross-border European bankruptcy cases of the COVID-cycle, for which SVP was either a lead or significant creditor. His involvement in these transactions spanned initial underwriting of distressed credit opportunities, the structuring and negotiation of transactions, and representing SVP on creditor and ad hoc committees.
Kieran was recommended for Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency in The Legal 500 UK 2024.
He also has experience advising leading hedge funds and private equity houses in relation to their due diligence and review of European investment opportunities in stressed and distressed situations.