Counsel to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs as lead arrangers in connection with a €1.90b IPO-contingent refinancing for SIG Combibloc Group, which was taken public on the SIX Swiss Exchange by Onex Corporation in October 2018.
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 Centerbridge Partners as anchor investor in providing c.US$1b of exit financing in connection with the comprehensive restructuring of the bank and bond debt of Seadrill Limited, a Norwegian-Bermudan provider of offshore drilling services.
Counsel to Cerner Limited in a US$1.3b dispute resulting from the repudiation by the UK Government of a contract with Fujitsu Services Limited in connection with the largest ever IT public procurement project in the UK, the National Program for Information Technology.
Counsel to the board of directors of the Gaucho restaurant group on its restructuring activities ahead of the group's filing for administration and implementation of a company voluntary arrangement.
Counsel to KKR in its acquisition of a minority interest in Marshall Wace.
Counsel to pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecommunications Holdings Limited in relation to a US$180m investment by the UK Government's CDC Group Plc, enabling Liquid Telecom to expand its high-speed broadband connectivity to some of the most underserved communities across the African continent, including supporting Africa's thriving tech start-up ecosystem with high-speed internet and cloud-based services.
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 Perrigo Company Plc and Perrigo Ireland 2 in relation to an arbitration arising from the €3.9b acquisition of 100% of the shares in the Belgian over-the-counter pharmaceutical company, Omega Pharma Invest NV, pursuant to a share purchase agreement entered into with HoldCo I BE NV and Alychlo NV.
Counsel to Sberbank in a successful challenge against an application for voluntary restructuring made to the High Court by the International Bank of Azerbaijan (the “IBA”), pursuant to which the IBA sought an order for a permanent moratorium against creditor action in England and Wales.