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Edward (Ned) Sinclaire Purdon

Washington, D.C.
New York

Edward (Ned) Sinclaire Purdon
+1 202 637 3697 (Washington, D.C.)
+1 212 918 3032 (New York)
+1 202 637 5910 (Washington, D.C.)
+1 212 918 3100 (New York)

With his wealth of knowledge and experience in a broad range of commercial financing matters, Edward "Ned" Purdon guides private equity and corporate clients alike through the challenges of a deal. A partner in our banking group, Ned knows how to structure and negotiate secured and unsecured financing transactions.

He represents clients from a variety of industries, including private equity, healthcare and life sciences, and REITs, as well as aerospace and defense, energy, agriculture, entertainment, manufacturing, retail, and telecoms. Ned advises clients with strategic and middle market acquisition financings, syndicated loans for investment grade and non-investment grade issuers, asset-based lending transactions, mezzanine financings, letters of credit, intercreditor arrangements, and multicurrency facilities.

Prior to joining our legal practice, Ned was an associate in the New York office of an international law firm, where he represented Wall Street financial institutions in structured finance and other corporate matters.

Representative Experience

One Rock Capital Partners in a number of acquisition financings, including One Rock's acquisitions of Airxcel and Compass Chemical.

Various other private equity firms in acquisition financings, including the acquisition of a dialysis provider and a vision care product provider.

An investment fund in a US$150m financing of its Asian real estate investment portfolio.

A public satellite launch and manufacturing company with an extensive government contracting business in a series of syndicated bank financings.

Various real estate investment trusts in portfolio financings.

Education and admissions


  • J.D., cum laude, Duke University School of Law, 2004
  • B.A., with high distinction, Indiana University, 2001

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • New York
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