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Shoosmiths LLP

Banking & Finance

2 ranked lawyersBand 1Thames ValleyUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Thriving practice which benefits from a dedicated finance team, with expertise in acquisition finance and corporate lending transactions. Capable of handling asset-based lending and debt finance matters. Often represents large banks, private equity houses and corporate borrowers. Enviable scope of expertise expands to handling multi-jurisdictional and currency transactions. Offers expertise in the energy, healthcare, hospitality and retail sectors.

Strengths

A client highlights the team's international capabilities: "Shoosmiths works very well with international counsel," adding: "They do an excellent job of hand-holding them through the process and ensuring that the local advice delivered is sound and pragmatic."

Work highlights

The firm assisted Net1 International Holdings and its subsidiaries with amendment and restatement of its existing facilities granted by Gemcorp Capital, valued at an overall USD75.4 million.

Notable practitioners

Rebecca Mauleverer has significant expertise in the negotiation of a range of financing deals, including asset-based lending.
"She cuts through to the nub of issues and uses a wealth of experience to offer solutions to complex issues." "Rebecca Mauleverer is a leader in her field and unrivalled in my experience. Her knowledge, commerciality and market perception are an asset to our business. Working with Rebecca is straightforward and impactful."

Suzanne Love has experience assisting with lending, acquisition finance and negotiating existing facility agreements.
"Suzanne Love is smart at finding solutions to fit both lender and borrower, practical and efficient, and willing to go the extra mile to close the deal."

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Overview

Our specialist banking & finance team delivers commercially relevant advice to meet the needs of lenders and borrowers across a range of debt finance solutions. Our team has a wide breadth and high level of experience and advises clients on a range of financing transactions across a wide variety of industries including healthcare, energy, telecoms and retail, often with a multi-jurisdictional element.

Acting for borrowers, lenders and investors means we have a practical understanding of the needs of all parties to a financing transaction.

Our national team work closely with the UK's major banks and financial institutions and have approved panel solicitor status with many of them.

We manage transactions from start to finish, ensuring a smooth and cohesive process, enabling clients to continue to focus on building their relationships and running their businesses.

Our team will take responsibility for making the deal happen, speaking your language and putting your commercial interests first - one of the reasons clients describe our team as 'commercial and results driven'.

What sets us apart from others is our ability to truly listen to our clients and use their feedback to continually improve. Because of this, we have been recognised in national award programmes for innovation and client service excellence.

Members

Churchyard, Ben

Dabek, Chantelle

Jenkins, Beth

King, Sophie

Love, Suzanne

Mauleverer, Rebecca

Triptree, Alexandra

Clients

Aero Services Global Group Limited

CDC Group plc

Cohort plc

LDC

Net1 International Holdings AS

Banking & Finance

Shoosmiths LLP

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Location

Apex Plaza

Forbury Road

Reading

Berkshire

UK

RG1 1SH

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Thames Valley

Banking & Finance


Rebecca Mauleverer
Band 1
Suzanne Love
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