We act in relation to commercial banking matters, including acquisition finance for corporate transactions, corporate lending, asset-based lending, venture debt and real
We have a long history of acting for entrepreneurs,
high net worth individuals, family offices and owner-managed
businesses, whether operating through SPVs (onshore or offshore), joint
ventures, partnerships or fund structures. We often act for lenders, in
particular for a number of private banks, challenger banks and
We can help you to structure and negotiate effective lending arrangements and we offer a service which is tailored to suit your needs and the way you operate, whether this requires simple term loans or more complex syndicated loan facilities with appropriate security packages and priority arrangements.
We are also well versed in dealing with refinancings, restructurings, work-outs and insolvency procedures should the need ever arise.
We advise lenders, investors and a wide range of management teams and corporate borrowers in relation to business acquisitions, management buyouts and refinancings.
Working with our colleagues in Corporate and Commercial, Employment, Tax, Real Estate and Immigration we provide business support and advice on all stages of acquisitions, from preliminary discussions to post closing. This multi-team approach helps us to identify the key issues facing our clients and allows us to deliver coordinated practical and commercial solutions.
Corporate and alternative lending
We appreciate that raising capital and building a stable financial base is important for businesses and requires expert legal advice. We are experienced in advising lenders and borrowers across a broad spectrum of corporate borrowing, alternative lending and debt restructuring and guide clients through the options and implementation.
Real Estate Finance
For real estate finance transactions we work closely with our Real Estate, Construction and Tax colleagues to deliver commercial and solution orientated advice, whether in relation to development or investment facilities. We have helped clients across a wide range of sectors, including office, retail, student accommodation, logistics, PRS/ build to rent and residential.
For each real Estate finance transaction our priority is to put together a team of business advisers to allow consideration of all applicable financing options, to incorporate your preferred commercial terms, and to complete all relevant documentation within the planned timescale.