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Corporate banking & finance

We advise clients on banking and financing transactions across a broad range of sectors, including acquisition finance, asset-based finance, general corporate lending, structured finance, debt sales and purchases property finance, and restructuring and insolvency.

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Acquisition finance

We advise on all aspects of financing domestic and cross-border leveraged buy-outs, corporate acquisitions and public takeovers.

General corporate lending

We advise on all aspects of businesses’ debt financing needs including syndicated and bilateral term loans, revolving credit facilities, overdrafts, letters of credit and ancillary facilities.

Debt sales and purchases

The banking and finance team has a great deal of experience advising clients on the sale and purchase of debt interests, including secondary trading of syndicated loans and securitised notes, and the evaluation and execution for clients of loan-to-own strategies.

Restructuring and insolvency

We provide expert advice on solvent and insolvent restructurings and insolvency processes.

Asset-based finance

Our banking and finance team advises lenders and borrowers on this increasingly popular form of financing secured on stock and receivables.

Structured finance

Members of our team have advised issuers on the structuring and operation of structured financings and on the intercreditor issues arising between holders of classes of note.

Property finance

We regularly act for banks, alternative lenders, property companies, funds and institutions on a variety of real estate financing matters in both the residential and commercial property sectors.

 

Track Record

  • Advising Lloyds Bank on working capital facilities secured on a fine art dealer's stock of fine art.
  • Advising a consumer electronics company on the UK aspects of its financing from a US asset-based lender.
  • Advising Wonga.com on its working capital facilities from Silicon Valley Bank and Kreos.
  • Advising Codemasters on various debt financings.
  • Advising a UK manufacturer on its working capital facilities provided by RBS.
  • Advising Lloyds Bank on its financing of the acquisition of a Dutch business by a trade purchaser.
  • Advising several US investment banks on distressed debt sales and acquisitions.
  • Advising a purchaser of junior tranches of notes in a property securitisation in furtherance of a loan-to-own strategy.
How to find us:
London Bankside

Bankside Office

240 Blackfriars Road
London
SE1 8NW
DX 53 Chancery Lane

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7629 7411
Fax: +44 (0)20 7629 2621
Email: bh@boodlehatfield.com

London Mayfair

Mayfair Office

6 Grosvenor Street
London
W1K 4PZ

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7629 7411
Fax: +44 (0)20 7629 2621
Email: bh@boodlehatfield.com

Oxford

Oxford office

6 Worcester Street
Oxford
OX1 2BX

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7629 7411
Fax: +44 (0)20 7629 2621
Email: bh@boodlehatfield.com

Bankside Office

240 Blackfriars Road
London
SE1 8NW
DX 53 Chancery Lane

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7629 7411
Fax: +44 (0)20 7629 2621
Email: bh@boodlehatfield.com

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