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Slaughter and May

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Formidable group with a market-leading borrower-side practice and an impressive cross-border capability. Acts for corporate groups on high-end acquisition financings in a wealth of sectors including energy, telecoms and retail. Impressive knowledge of term loan B, unitranche and high-yield bond finance structures in addition to substantive experience advising on Loan Market Association documentation. Increasingly popular choice of counsel to a number of leading private equity clients.

Strengths

"For any transaction that involves some element of novelty or innovation, Slaughter and May are one of our first ports of call," says a client, adding: "They are responsive and hard-working and able to commit to delivering complex transactions against extremely challenging timeframes."

Sources praise the firm for its "business-oriented approach and good negotiators."

Clients report: "The firm is very professional, well informed, efficient and effective," adding: "They are well connected across the industry and able to highlight emerging issues and guide us effectively."

Other sources say: "They are very strong technically and have a good knowledge across the firm of the market."

Work highlights

Advised ASOS in relation to various debt financing arrangements in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Notable practitioners

Edward Fife regularly advises borrower clients on a broad array of financing matters including leveraged and infrastructure finance mandates. He also offers expertise in lender-side representation.
"Edward is smart, pragmatic and commercial." "Edward Fife does an excellent job and has broad experience across all aspects of financing that he can apply to a particular problem set."

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Banking & Finance

Slaughter and May

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Location

One Bunhill Row

London

Greater London

UK

EC1Y 8YY

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Edward Fife
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