Future-focused advice across all your financing needs
We provide holistic, strategic advice across the full financing spectrum. This includes help with the latest market developments, including IBOR transactions, and ESG-linked financings that comply with green bond and sustainability loan linked principles.
With broad experience across industries, we have a deep understanding of the critical business issues and drivers in each. And we apply this knowledge to your business’s broader long-term goals, framing our advice based on thinking for the future rather than simply reacting to the present.
“With broad experience across industries, we have a deep understanding of the critical business issues and drivers in each.”
We advise on all major governing laws including English law, New York law, German law, and French law.
With over 90 offices in more than 40 countries, we’re well placed to provide local subsidiary support for guaranteed and secured facilities.
Our advice covers:
- banking and credit facilities across the credit spectrum, and event-driven transactions;
public debt capital markets, including public bond and MTN transactions, and equity-linked offerings;
private debt capital markets, including private placements of notes and bonds;
derivatives, across all hedging requirements from loan-linked interest rate hedging to FX and commodities hedging;
day-to-day treasury matters including ancillary facilities such as overdrafts, bonding lines, cash-pooling and cash management arrangements, letter of credit and discounting and guarantee facilities; and
- structured finance transactions.
If the need arises, our specialist restructuring lawyers in major jurisdictions can also help you navigate financial distress (at group or subsidiary level).
Through one main point of contact, you’ll benefit from the knowledge and experience of our global firm. Integrated, cross-border advice that’s designed to your meet all your financing objectives.
- AO World plc on its revolving credit facility with a group of leading multinational banks
- AS Roma SpA, the Italian Serie A football club, on a private offering to institutional investors of Senior Secured Notes due 2024 in an aggregate principal amount of EUR275 million
- Biffa plc on its GBP350 million unsecured RCF facilities
- Bodycote plc on its GBP250 million syndicated facility with a number of leading UK and international banks
- Checkout on its ISDA arrangements with an international bank
- Eastern Power Networks plc on the issue of GBP150 million wholesale bonds under their GBP10 billion EMTN Programme
- Five Guys on its private credit unitranche funding to fund continental expansion
- Heineken UK and Punch Taverns Finance plc on Punch’s make-whole redemption of sub-investment grade notes, refinanced with approximately GBP978 million of fully subordinated debt
- INEOS on its USD1.5 billion TLA/TLB refinancing under a New York law credit agreement
- Italian Entertainment Network, as issuer, on its US private placement subscribed by The Prudential Insurance Company of America, in the restructuring and refinancing of two series of bonds (senior and mezzanine)
- James Fisher & Sons plc on the refinancing of its GBP130 million multicurrency revolving facility with a GBP60 million accordion
- John Swire & Sons on a new ESG-linked finance facility with ESG pricing metrics
- Just Eat plc on the amendment and restatement of its facilities to fund their acquisition of Hungry House
- Keller Group plc on ISDA documentation with several international banks and in respect of the refinancing of its existing credit facilities via entry into a new syndicated revolving credit facility for GBP375 million, provided by a syndicate of eight financial institutions
- Kiko SpA., a leading retailer of cosmetic products, on its new EUR270 million credit facilities provided by a pool of banks
- Lendable on the launch of its first Luxembourg fund and the establishment of a warehouse financing structure
- LivaNova plc on a series of amendments to its credit agreements to temporarily revise certain financial covenants on points arising out of COVID-19
- Luxfer Holdings plc on the refinancing of its existing revolving credit facilities agreement including the negotiation of a new RCF with accordion option and the amendment and restatement of a New York law governed note purchase agreement
- Matalan Finance plc on its Rule 144A/Reg S issuance of GBP350 million 6.75% 1st Lien Secured Notes due 2023, and GBP130 million 9.5% 2nd Lien Secured Notes due 2024
- McBride plc on the refinancing of its EUR175 million unsecured multicurrency and on its non-recourse receivables financing facility
- Merlin Entertainments plc on the refinancing of its bank facilities including an increased and extended GBP600 million revolving credit facility
- Modern Terminals Finance on its HKD5.3 billion term and revolving credit facilities provided by a syndicate of nine Asia-based banks
- Neqsol and Bakcell on the financing and other aspects of the acquisition of Vodafone Ukraine
- Preem AB in connection with its USD2.1 billion refinancing of existing borrowing base facility and high yield notes
- SThree plc on its corporate financing
- Studio City, a major leisure and entertainment operator based in Macau, in connection with the group’s USD1.4 billion senior term loan and revolving facilities agreement
- Tesla Motors in connection with the amendment and restatement of its syndicated ABL facility to include English borrowers and English assets as part of Tesla’s response to Brexit
- Tip Trailer on its (up to) EUR1.376 billion secured borrowing base financing arranged and provided by a club of international banks
- TongCheng-Elong Holdings on its USD300 million term facility with a syndicate of 13 banks
- VEON and members of the VEON group on over USD5 billion of financing facilities, including its USD1.25 billion term and revolving credit facility, and in relation to its derivatives arrangements including in relation to amendments to deal with Brexit with a range of financial counterparties
- Vodafone on the disposition/resolution of six series of ‘orphan SPV’ high yield notes in connection with its acquisition of Grupo Corporativo ONO
- Workspace Group plc on the private placement of GBP80 million 3.07% Senior Notes due 2025 and GBP120 million 3.19% Senior Notes due 2027
- Yanchang Petroleum (PRC SOE) on its Hong Kong and Singapore USD200 million finance facilities for the acquisition of Novus Energy