Banking & Finance

The last decade has seen a seismic shift in debt markets and how borrowers access funds to finance corporate growth. We offer a dynamic debt team that provides creative advice for lenders and borrowers on financings from several millions to billions of dollars.

We are a trusted advisor to lenders and borrowers in sophisticated debt transactions.

  • Practical and bespoke legal solutions for acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, restructurings, workouts and general corporate financings.
  • Broad view of the market on the latest trends and developments in the fast-evolving credit environment.
  • Creative financing solutions for borrowers across industries and growth stages, from early-stage and high-growth technology companies to middle market borrowers and their financial sponsors, to large, multinational corporations, including several Fortune 500 companies.
  • Integrated advice at the seams of finance drawing on our market-leading structured finance, project finance, real estate, regulatory, restructuring and tax teams.

A sophisticated global private credit team for a fast-paced market.

  • Representing the leading private credit funds in acquisitions, recapitalizations, refinancings, working capital lines and other financings.
  • Experienced across a wide array of debt products, including senior secured and second lien loans, unitranche loans, mezzanine and subordinated loans, asset-based loans, receivables and warehouse loans, and other specialty financings.

Smart debt finance solutions informed by deep sector knowledge.

  • A leading firm in the technology, energy and infrastructure and finance sectors, we develop creative financing solutions for clients across industries that serve their bespoke business needs.
  • Experienced team for growth capital solutions solving short- and long-term liquidity needs of tech start-ups and growth-stage companies.
  • Borrower and Sponsor Representations

    • Counsel to a software-focused private equity fund on the financing aspects of its leveraged buyouts and bolt-on acquisitions.
    • Counsel to a multi-strategy asset manager on its US$550 million financing to acquire a provider of point-of-sale and after-market services to automobile dealers.
    • Advised a data center company on multiple financings for its joint ventures, in partnership with financial sponsors, to develop their energy-efficient data center platform across Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America.
    • Advised an American clothing company on the US$2.2 billion refinancing of the company’s ABL with a multinational financial institution and a syndicate of various lenders.

    Lender Representations

    • Advised a multinational financial institution on the US$250 million revolving credit facility for a global producer of human interface components for computers and other electronic devices.
    • Advised a leading global bank, as co-syndication agent, letter of credit issuer and lender, in the restructuring of the credit facility for a top U.S. natural gas producer.
    • Advised a global financial institution on a US$650 million amended and extended credit facility to an asset management company.
    • Advised a direct lender on the US$275 million financing for a money management software company.