Our Banking & Finance team provides sophisticated structured finance, derivatives and securitisation services primarily to investment funds and corporates, investment managers finance boutiques and other finance clients.
We offer these clients bespoke advice on a wide range of tax and finance structures - work which is very often international/multi-jurisdictional in nature. In each case, our service is Partner-led, our client relationships are long standing and our work is as ’trusted advisers’. We offer a distinct practice in this sector acting for investors and investment managers and finance boutiques, often as counter-parties in transactions with the major investment banks.
Secured Note programme
Acted for AE Global Investment Solutions Ltd (Aegis) as collateral manager on the launch of Cavendish Opportunity Investments Limited's €1 billion Multi-Issuer Secured Note Programme, a debt issuance programme listed on the Irish Stock Exchange.
Financing of renewable energy
Acted for the Greenfield Holdings group on the financing of future installations of its GeoscartTM geothermal technology with Macquarie Bank, London and Australia. The group’s major contract wins include the installation of its geothermal units in Sainsbury’s stores in the UK. The transaction is structured to enable a subsequent refinancing or securitisation of geothermal unit lease receivables.
Private investment funds
Acted for significant privately owned investment funds in financing transactions, including margin call facilities for investment in publically listed securities and capital call facilities for investment in private equity funds.
Acted in Eurobond listings for several UK and European groups in relation to their acquisition of prime UK real estate.