Selected Representations

  • Counsel to AEA in relation to the acquisition of Scan Global Logistics.
  • Counsel to BlackRock's funds business, including a wide range of closed end funds, fund-of-hedge-fund, hybrid and direct fund products in the real estate, credit, energy and infrastructure spaces.
  • Counsel to BlueBay Asset Management on all of its closed-ended funds including the recent €2b+ Direct Lending Fund II.
  • Counsel to CVC Capital Partners in the acquisition and its subsequent financing of Wireless Logic from ECI Partners, and in Wireless Logic's acquisition of SimService SAS.
  • Counsel to ING, HSBC, Société Générale and SMBC, as underwriters and bookrunners, on the £250m sterling equivalent multi-currency loans, including a new term loan, for the financing of Waterlogic's acquisition of PHS Waterlogic.
  • Counsel to Intermediate Capital Group and Lloyds Bank as lenders on a £132m unitranche and super senior revolving facility for the refinancing and combination of Leaders Lettings and Romans, portfolio companies of Bowmark Capital.
  • Counsel to KKR in its acquisition of a minority interest in Marshall Wace.
  • Counsel to Lumenis, a portfolio company of XIO Group, a private equity firm, in a US$245m unitranche facility provided by Alcentra. Lumenis is based in Israel and develops and commercializes medical systems for use in minimally invasive procedures worldwide.
  • Counsel to Norvestor Equity, a leading Norwegian mid-market private equity firm, on the establishment of Norvestor VII, L.P. (NOK 4.8b).
  • Counsel to Onex Partners in its acquisition of a majority interest in WireCo Worldgroup.
  • Regular outside counsel to Permira, one of the largest buyout sponsors in Europe, in all fund formations (buyout and credit), including the formation of its flagship buyout funds.
  • Counsel to Permira Debt Managers and Bank of Scotland as lenders under a £46m unitranche and super senior revolving facilities agreement for the refinancing of Paperchase, a Primary Capital portfolio company.