finance

our financial expertise

 

We have extensive experience of advising both lender and borrower clients on the EHS and other specialist issues arising in a wider range of finance transactions, including:

  • Acquisition finance

  • Development finance

  • Corporate facilities

  • Refinance

  • Environmental finance

  • Private placements

  • Retail bonds

  • Restructurings

  • Insolvency

  • Capital markets

  • Securitisation

  • Green bonds

This is a service-line that we have regularly been called upon to offer as a sub-contract support role for other law firms, joining their legal team to deliver seamlessly in our specialist areas. 

We have advised financial sponsors, lenders, borrowers, investors, fund managers, pension trustees, government agencies and turnaround and insolvency practitioners in relation to our specialist areas.  These clients have included major banks, non-bank financial institutions, subordinated lenders, private equity houses, real estate funds, developers and corporates.

Find out more about the specialist support we provide to other law firms

For our own cleantech clients Cleantech Cadre will focus on borrower side activity and support with fundraising.

We help asset manager clients 

  • Impact investing: infrastructure, green and cleantech funds - drafting criteria and screening investments

  • Corporate finance

  • Meeting investors

  • Project finance

  • Capital markets

  • Alternative debt

  • Lender liability issues

  • LMA form documents

 

some examples

  • Advising traditional lenders considering extending further debt on a “loan to own” basis to the operators of a major UK oil refinery, including  detailed contaminated land compliance and liability assessment.  Acting as retained environmental advisors to provide a detailed risk weighted remedial cost estimate and considered insurance solutions

  • We then provided a detailed and costed feasibility report based on an independent analysis for a US hedge fund considering acquiring all the debt or the facility by another means