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Clifford Chance LLP

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Robust team of banking and finance practitioners with a proven ability to deliver on acquisition finance, including cross-border mandates. Additional expertise in handling corporate finance transactions. Acts for major multinational lenders.

Strengths

"The key strength is their command of both the legal and commercial aspects of transactions," one client says of the team, adding that it works "quickly and efficiently to ensure cost-effective advice."

Work highlights

Advised ING Bank on the provision of a syndicated USD1.8 billion facility to Trafigura.

Advised a syndicate of lenders, led by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, on the AUD4.2 billion acquisition financing supporting Nippon Paint's acquisition of DuluxGroup.

Notable practitioners

Practice head Richard Gordon is noted for his expertise in acquisition finance and handling of corporate finance mandates. A client calls him "one of the top performers in the market," while another, who calls him "hard-working and experienced," notes that virtually any issue can be entrusted to him, "because he's so knowledgeable in the area and so sensible."

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Banking & Finance Department

Clifford Chance LLP

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Level 16

No. 1 O'Connell Street

Sydney

New South Wales

Australia

NSW 2000

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Banking & Finance: Acquisition Finance


Richard Gordon
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