Corporate and International Banking
Our highly regarded corporate, banking and real estate specialists are here to advise on all aspects of corporate and international banking, including cross-border transactions.
We build lasting relationships by adding value.
Our banking team acts for domestic and international banks, financial institutions, fintech businesses, retail, international, private, commercial and investment banks.
Our banking team have expertise in the following:
Acquisition and leveraged finance
Including senior and mezzanine finance for buy-outs, public to private transactions, and re-financings on bilateral, club and syndicated bases.
Asset based lending
Including factoring, invoice discounting, receivables finance and supplier finance
Corporate and commercial banking
Borrowing and lending (secured and unsecured), growth finance, working capital facilities, related derivatives, secondary debt trading, advice on standard forms, and inter-creditor arrangements.
International and cross-border finance
Borrowing and lending (secured and unsecured), involving multiple jurisdictions. We are panel solicitors for a number of international banks including Svenska Handelsbanken (publ), ABN·AMRO, State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Bank of India, Punjab National Bank and State Bank of Mauritius.
Snapshot of recent experience
Acting for a challenger bank in respect of a complex invoice discounting facility secured against a suite of security documents.
Acting for an international bank in connection with a USD50 million facility to a large and multi-activity Tanzanian business holding interests in various international oil and gas, including related re-financing of existing indebtedness and financing its working capital.
Acting for an international bank in respect of aggregate term loan facilities of up to USD750m secured against SBLCs drawn in tranches for oil and gas related development costs, exploration expenses and capex interest finance and re-financing existing indebtedness.
Advising a borrower, a care home operator, in relation to a £18.5 million facility with a challenger bank, including negotiating and finalising the facility agreement and collateral security documents.
Advising a bank in respect of revolving credit facilities of up to US$10m for manufacture, marketing and sale of diamond products.
Acting for an international bank with a subsidiary in the UK in connection with the USD15 million facilities to a a large and multi-activity Indian business group which holds interest in various international oil and gas Concessions in Mozambique, Brazil, Indonesia, and East Timor.
Advising a borrower, a care home developer operator, in relation to a £8.5 million facility with an overseas bank, including negotiating and finalising the facility agreement and collateral security documents.
Acting for an overseas bank in connection with the £2 million facility to a high-net worth individual wishing to invest in the London property market.