Leveraged and Acquisition Finance

Our leveraged and acquisition finance practice is recognised as a market-leader in advising lenders (including traditional lenders, private credit funds and other alternative lenders) and borrowers (including private equity sponsors) on a wide variety of leveraged and acquisition finance deals.

We are renowned for our market knowledge and our ability to structure and implement highly complex deals often involving different layers of debt. We have experience working at all levels of finance capital structures, including senior finance, mezzanine finance, unitranche finance, bridge finance, first/second lien finance, PIK finance and vendor loans.


  • Morgan Stanley (as lender and financial adviser)

    on the financing of the $63bn takeover of Allergan by AbbVie.

  • Henderson Park

    on the financing of its takeover of Green REIT, including the bridge financing and subsequent take-out financing.

  • Icon plc

    on the financing of its acquisition of PRA Health Sciences Inc.

  • The management team

    on the MBO of Mercury Engineering.

  • The lender group

    on the financing of the acquisition of Beauparc Utilities.