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Geldards LLP

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Known for acting on behalf of public sector clients, as well as banks, building societies and clients from the retail and steel industry on security arrangements, property-based funding transactions and refinancing. Other work includes funding schemes for public sector projects.

Strengths

One client comments: "The team is approachable, knowledgeable and helps you to apply the law to your own circumstances."

Work highlights

Acted for Warrington Borough Council on the financing of the construction of a solar photovoltaic plant in Cirencester.

Notable practitioners

Karl Baranski advises on various banking and finance matters including property finance, investment funding and refinancing.

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Overview

The Finance team operates a well renowned and high-profile practice and is frequently instructed on some of the most high-profile and complex financing transactions that are present in the South Wales market. 

The instructions from the team’s clients are consistently in the tens of millions category and often exceed the £100 million threshold proving that the team has a stellar reputation amongst its clients and the market generally for providing both an excellent service to clients but also unparalleled technical expertise. Karl Baranski and Andrew Morris are a dynamic pairing who provide clients with swift, commercial solutions to complex and difficult issues.
The team’s practice is diverse encompassing public and private sector clients and extending from development and acquisition finance to large scale restructuring projects and fund creation and structuring. 

In relation to Welsh based projects, recent transactions such as the Circuit of Wales, Aston Martin and Pinewood Studios have allowed the team to be intimately involved with some of the most crucial projects to be seen in Wales in the recent years that have seen Wales placed firmly in the public eye as an attractive investment opportunity. This has all been achieved with immensely close collaboration with the team’s clients in seeking to achieve their objectives.

Industries

Banks

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Government

Industrial Engineering

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Retail

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Banking & Finance

Geldards LLP

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Location

4 Capital Quarter

Tyndall Street

Cardiff

South Glamorgan

UK

CF10 4BZ

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Wales

Banking & Finance


Karl Baranski
Band 3