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Jan Sysel

  • Partner | Finance

New York

T: +1.212.859.8713

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Jan Sysel represents sponsors, borrowers, arrangers, and lenders across a range of industries on financing transactions, primarily in connection with fund formation.

Clients highly regard Jan’s extensive experience in structuring, negotiating, documenting, and executing complex financings, including syndicated senior facilities, mezzanine facilities, and private debt placements. Jan’s work includes unsecured and secured first and second lien facilities, both cash-flow-based and asset-based, with a particular focus on fund subscription facilities and other types of investment fund leverage. Clients also seek Jan’s advice in leveraged acquisitions, spinoffs, recapitalizations, and restructurings.

A member of the Fund Finance Association (FFA) US Advisory Council, Jan speaks frequently at FFA and other industry conferences as a trusted voice in the space. Espousing a deep commitment to the community, he is also a mentor on the FFA's NextGen platform, supporting junior market participants.

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Jan Sysel represents sponsors, borrowers, arrangers, and lenders across a range of industries on financing transactions, primarily in connection with fund formation.

Clients highly regard Jan’s extensive experience in structuring, negotiating, documenting, and executing complex financings, including syndicated senior facilities, mezzanine facilities, and private debt placements. Jan’s work includes unsecured and secured first and second lien facilities, both cash-flow-based and asset-based, with a particular focus on fund subscription facilities and other types of investment fund leverage. Clients also seek Jan’s advice in leveraged acquisitions, spinoffs, recapitalizations, and restructurings.

A member of the Fund Finance Association (FFA) US Advisory Council, Jan speaks frequently at FFA and other industry conferences as a trusted voice in the space. Espousing a deep commitment to the community, he is also a mentor on the FFA's NextGen platform, supporting junior market participants.

Jan previously worked on secondment at Goldman Sachs, where he advised on loan transactions for private wealth management clientele. Before joining Fried Frank, he practiced corporate law in the Czech Republic and served in the Czech Army as a staff attorney at the Litigation Department of the Czech Ministry of Defense.

Professional associations

  • Mentorship Program for FFA Next/Gen, Fund Finance Association
  • Member, US Advisory Council, Fund Finance Association

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Events

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Fund Finance Association US University 1.0

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Structuring and Documenting Subscription Facilities

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Negotiating the Credit Agreement

Webinars |

Negotiating the Credit Agreement - Part II

Webinars |

FFA Market Update featuring Prequin

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2nd Annual Asia-Pacific Fund Finance Symposium

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8th Annual Global Fund Finance Symposium

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Subscription Financing Roundtable

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7th Annual Global Fund Finance Symposium
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