Winthrop G. Minot is Named Professional of the Year by the International Assoc. of Who’s Who.

Winthrop G. Minot, of Boston, Massachusetts, is recognized by the International Assoc. of Who’s Who for exemplary achievements in the field of Financial Securities.

Boston, MA, December 13, 2017 --( Winthrop Minot is a retired corporate partner of Ropes & Gray LLP with nearly forty years’ experience, and is a former head of Securitization Transactions.

Win’s multifaceted career began with an eclectic academic experience. He achieved his A.B. in Economics from Harvard University in 1973, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and pursued his M.A. in Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University of Oxford, graduating with First-Class Honors in 1975. He spent the next four years studying simultaneously with Harvard Law School and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and by 1979 had earned an M.P.A. in Public Administration and a J.D. magna cum laude, and was an Editor of the Harvard Law Review.

Since 1979, Winthrop has been a valued member of Ropes and Gray LLP, finally retiring in December 2016 after a career spanning almost four decades. In his time with the practice he handled senior debt issues, working closely with borrowers in leveraged buyouts, usually for financial sponsors and strategic buyers, as well as his main capacity leading securitizations. He was regularly involved in financially advising those with distressed securities and holders on structural and financial affairs surfacing in bankruptcies, workouts, reorganizations and restructurings, on top of those resulting from securities laws.

Throughout Mr. Minot’s service with Ropes & Gray, he dealt with the likes of public and private securities, global transactions and mergers and acquisitions, as well as representing public companies. Further, he was a member of Ropes & Gray’s special situations group, which attended to the requirements of clients who invested in illiquid or distressed assets. He was also a member of the firm’s acquisitions and mergers faction. His tenure with the firm saw him practice at both the New York and Boston offices alternately.

Winthrop Minot has worked on many landmark cases, representing large brands, such as Domino’s Pizza, Dunkin’ Brands Inc. and Outback Steakhouse, as well as noteholders in many large-scale bankruptcies, including EFIH, Momentive, Edison Mission Energy and Satelites Mexicanos.

Having retired from Ropes & Gray in accordance with its retirement policies, Winthrop is now in active search of new financial endeavors, and seeks to join one or more Board of Directors, or act as a special advisor, in order to bring his wealth of industry knowledge and experience to other struggling companies, and to help these and other companies seeking to execute complex transactions. He may be contacted at
International Association of Who's Who
Jacob Ryder