Finance

Debt finance these days seems to generate longer and longer facility agreements with more and more hoops one has to jump through (CPs to satisfy). We’ll negotiate the finance and security documents and take care of the various subordination/intercreditor agreements and ancillary paperwork.

Examples:

  • £144m syndicated senior debt investment facility with Aviva secured across a portfolio of retail, leisure and industrial properties with £16m mezzanine finance from PGIM
  • £20m development finance facility with Lloyds for the retail/industrial development at Futura Park in Ipswich
  • £20m development finance facility with Lloyds for the JV redeveloping the residential floors above the Foyles flagship store in Charing Cross Road, London
  • Hotel development financing for Hilton and Marriott branded hotels
  • Various mid-market investment senior and mezzanine finance facilities with Lloyds, Santander, HSBC, Europa, CCB, Coutts, NatWest etc for various other hotel, industrial, retail, leisure and office investments and developments around the UK
  • Acting for private group of HNW syndicate of senior and mezzanine lenders providing secured development finance
  • Our finance team also has experience advising:
    • a Chinese based real estate developer as borrower on the financing of a £1bn hotel and residential development in London
    • a commercial bank on the financing of an acquisition of a real estate holding vehicle
    • a challenger bank on a number of secured lending transactions
    • a syndicate of banks on the EUR 125 million development financing of a shopping mall in Croatia
    • a renewable energy company as borrower on a EUR 60 million financing of renewable energy projects, with funding provided by EBRD and Piraeus Bank S.A.
    • an AFM listed company on an USD 25 million inventory based financing made available by Gordon Brothers
    • a financial institution in relation to a subscription line facility to be made available to a private equity fund
    • an FCA regulated firm as arranger in setting up an asset backed notes programme
    • an Arranger and Joint Lead Manager in connection with an auto lease portfolio securitisation
    • an Arranger on several CMBS and RMBS securitisations