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But what is Weil’s loss is Kirkland’s gain. Lucas is renowned in the leveraged finance market, last year advising on Carlyle Group’s acquisition of Chesapeake’s packaging business.
He was also part of one of Europe’s largest debt restructurings in 2009, when he advised a consortium of banks led by Commerzbank and the Royal Bank of Scotland on the restructuring of German company Schaeffler’s debt.
While Weil looks to re-fill the position, it might also want to up its efforts in batting US rivals away from its remaining London talent.
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