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Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Social Housing: Finance

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What the team is known for

Leading firm for all aspects of social housing finance. Acts for both borrowers and lenders and frequently advises housing associations on capital markets transactions and finance restructuring. Demonstrates experience handling all documents for high-value revolving credit facilities.

Strengths

Clients report: "They are very collaborative and understand what we are trying to achieve."

Work highlights

Advised VIVID on the financial restructuring of its syndicated facilities with Barclays, Nationwide and Lloyds.

Notable practitioners

Adrian Carter is sought after to advise registered providers and lenders on social housing-related finance matters such as bond issuances, refinancing of loan agreements and capital markets concerns.
"He is intuitive and commercially minded."

Eleanor James advices registered providers on loan and development financing, with substantial experience handling bond issues, private placements and the charging of real property.
"She is very good on the technical aspects, acts collaboratively and is commercially knowledgeable."

Neil Waller frequently advises housing associations on debt finance transactions, including bond issues, refinancing and revolving credit facilities.
"He is always nice to work with and has a good commercial overview of matters."

Sarah Gooden is well known for her expert handling of bond issues, refinancing matters and private placements for housing associations.

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Overview

Whether you need advice on capital market issues, private placements, group borrowing structures, hedging arrangements, bank borrowing, sale and leaseback arrangements, off balance sheet funding structures or other types of funding we are here to guide you every step of the way. We have the largest and most experienced team of lawyers in the social housing finance sector and are a nationally respected practice.

The fact that we act regularly for both borrowers and funders means that we understand the needs and concerns of both as well as having a thorough knowledge of current loan terms. This enables us to contribute positively to the negotiation process and to suggest practical solutions when issues arise. We're here to make your life easier and are used to working on highly complex transactions. We are an essential part of the team in any innovative transaction and our depth of experience means that we add real value to all mainstream financings.




Social Housing: Finance Department

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

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3 Bunhill Row

London

Greater London

UK

EC1Y 8YZ

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Social Housing: Finance


Adrian Carter
Band 1
Eleanor James
Band 3
Neil Waller
Band 3
Sarah Gooden
Band 2