Debt Finance

Our debt finance team have extensive experience in representing borrowers and lenders of secured and unsecured facilities.

Our expertise includes acquisition and project finance, the giving and taking of security over all forms of tangible and intangible property, syndicated loans, participations, securitisations and other structured products such as collateralised debt obligations (CDOs).

If you have any questions or queries please call Andrew on +44 (0)20 3036 7206 or email

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  • Portfolio acquisition – £598m credit agreement relating to the acquisition of 37 hotels including the securitisation and issue of quoted loan stock.
  • Offshore group of investors – acquisition of a group of companies for an aggregate value in excess of £250m including advice on the banking and documentation.
  • Serviced Office Group plc – placing and debt refinancing, raising £9m through the issue of 450 million new ordinary shares.
  • Bluewater Bio – US$8m investment by private equity firm Liberation Capital into this provider of innovative wastewater treatment technologies, together with the raising of £4m from new and existing investors.
  • CDO funds – documentation for underwriting two CDO funds exceeding €1.1bn.
  • RREEF Real Estate – £98.7m facility agreement relating to the acquisition of Four Pillars Hotel Group.
  • Gujarat NRE Coke Ltd – raising of US$15m by way of foreign currency convertible bonds listed in Singapore for the largest independent producer of met coke in India.
  • LiteBulb Group – share purchase of Bluwstuff Limited, a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of award winning innovative products, together with a proposed issue of up to £1.5m of secured convertible loan notes for expansion capital.
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia – provision of facilities to a UK borrower.
  • EFG Private Bank – property acquisition loans and sub–participations.
  • ANZ Bank – acting in connection with facilities to a UK borrower.
  • West Properties – advice on the implications for West of the sale of a portfolio of loans, backed by properties and development projects in London and Manchester managed by West from Ireland’s National Asset Management Agency (NAMA), to MSREF VII the Morgan Stanley managed real estate fund.