• Advising leading banks and financial institutions on large scale portfolio due diligence and drafting, reviewing and reporting on COLLS Certificates of title and/COLLS wrapper reports, advising in relation to funding acquisitions and providing development finance of large portfolios, including specific commentary on title, planning and construction, rights of light issues, terms of valuations, and all other matters relevant to a lender taking security over property.
  • Advising a GBP55 million share acquisition of a company owning a large hotel in Manchester.
  • Advising on the GBP60 million refinancing of 48 motorway lodge sites and a GBP83 million refinancing of a further 55 sites.
  • Advising on the GBP27 million loan in respect of the acquisition of a London regeneration site including a shopping centre, residential apartments and offices.
  • Advising on the refinancing and sale and leaseback arrangements for 140 children's nurseries.
  • Advising on the refinancing and sale and leaseback arrangements for 10 residential outward bounds activity centres.
  • Advising a syndicated GBP38 million facility for one of the leading bank in respect of 19 large industrial estates.
  • Advising on the GBP190 million sale of 72 care homes.
  • Advising a UK platform formed by a US Private Equity investor in acquiring, developing, funding, operating, and then disposing of a portfolio of 15 thousand PBSA beds over a six year period in excess of GBP1 billion.
  • Advising two US private equity funds on a Luxembourg joint venture, formed on the initial purchase of four PBSA assets from a UK developer and the appointment of that developer to deliver the schemes under development funding agreements. We also acted for the joint venture in securing development finance from a US lender for each of the developments.