Practice

Banking Transactional

The economic climate has heightened both the risks and rewards involved in banking transactions. Finding the optimal deal structure and terms has never been so important.

Representative experience

Advising Intermediate Capital Group on the first ever Australian dollar denominated and Australian law governed Term Loan B facility for Iron Mountain's acquisition of Recall Australia.

Advising the senior lender group on the financing for the acquisition of the Abbey Life insurance business by Phoenix Group.

Advising the lenders, including Citibank and Bank of China, on a US$4.65 billion syndicated loan to internet giant Tencent.

Advising Midcap Financial on lending facilities totalling more than US$600m across industries such as life sciences and pharmaceuticals, technology, and transportation and logistics.

Advising Bank of America Merill Lynch on a US$250 million revolving asset-backed loan facility to U.S. subsidiaries of NLMK, a global steel producer.

Advising Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA on its enhanced equipment trust certificate (EETC) financing of ten new B737-800 aircraft and the related bridge financing.

Advising Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector on the issuance of three sovereign sukuk in West Africa.

Advising HNA on financing aspects to the acquisition of the Carlson Hotels group.

Advising on a US$4.5bn asset-backed loan facility for a large U.S.-based beverage company.

Advising Partners Group on a cross-border syndicated US$700 million capital call facility provided by ANZ and Standard Chartered involving 32 fund borrowers.

Advising Rabobank, Bank of Ireland, and ABN AMRO on the provision of trade and revolving credit facilities to World Freight Company in 19 jurisdictions.

Advising the lenders on the €1.825 billion financing for Teleperformance SE's acquisition of Language Line in the US and the UK.

Advising a syndicate of banks, as lenders' counsel on a US$1.2 billion pre-export facility to Russia's PJSC Uralkali, the world's largest potash producer.

Advising Reichmans in connection with ZAR 100m of financing, relating to its acquisition of an interest in Invofin Proprietary Limited.

Published Works

Opportunities for alternative lenders in Africa Business Brief

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are critical for the growth of emerging economies and increasing employment, but access to finance is one of the biggest obstacles for SMEs to grow.

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Published Works

Key documentation issues in the European leveraged finance mid-market Lev Fin Spin

First published in LexisPSL Banking and Finance Mini-Mag: Autumn 2018 as distributed at the Loan Market Association Conference 2018

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Hogan Lovells Publications

Insights from the Debtwire European Mid-Market Forum Lev Fin Spin

We were delighted to sponsor last week's Debtwire European Mid-Market Forum which brought together the mid-market leveraged loans community, including many debt funds and other alternative...

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Published Works

Loan Market Association’s ‘super senior/senior ICA’ - a new standard? Lev Fin Spin

This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Banking and Finance on 7 June 2018.

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