Norton Rose Fulbright

Banking & Finance Department

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What the team is known for Broad finance practice spanning acquisition finance, refinancing, corporate lending, real estate finance and asset finance. Acts regularly on financings in the transport, shipping, energy and infrastructure sectors. Predominantly represents lenders, with a substantial client base comprising domestic state banks and international financial institutions. Further capability lies in asset-based lending transactions.

Strengths One satisfied client states: "They know the structures and the market very well and are responsive and really gracious in their advice."

Another client lists the team's strengths as "reliability, flexibility and cross-border capabilities."

Work highlights Advised a consortium of lenders comprising of AKA Bank, Citibank, Crédit Agricole CIB, ING, LBBW, Santander and Société Générale on a MIGA financing consisting of USD500 million and EUR215 million term loan facilities.

Notable practitioners

Oliver Sutter
is valued by clients for his "long-term experience and strong reputation," adding that he is a "smart and efficient negotiator." He advises on acquisition, corporate and real estate finance, representing banks, sponsors and corporates.