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What the team is known for

Solid banking and finance practice with a strong foothold in the private equity space, enabled by the firm's cross-border capabilities. Works regularly with borrowers on complex financings in addition to maintaining strong relationships with major banks. Demonstrates standout strength advising on deals in emerging markets. Highly regarded for both its UK and US law capabilities and advisory work for alternative capital providers in matters spanning the credit market. Notable expertise advising on combined bank/bond issues.

Strengths

One client notes: "They provide high-quality advice, are super responsive and have a fantastic work ethic. Working with them was a great experience."

Another client says: "They make themselves available, and are proactive and client-focused. They have a lot of experience and provide really in-depth, thoughtful advice."

"They are among the top law firms I have worked with and focus on providing clients with advice, not just an explanation," states one interviewee.

Work highlights

Acted for CVC and its portfolio company Mehiläinen surrounding its EUR380 million term loan B financing in relation to its public offer to acquire Pihlajalinna.

Notable practitioners

Head of private credit Gareth Eagles is regarded as an expert in direct lending matters. He is well placed to advice on big-ticket acquisition financings.
"Gareth is easy to work with, very straightforward and provides great market, as well as legal, advice." "He is extremely committed, one of the smartest lawyers, and is exceptional at complex stuff."

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Banking & Finance

White & Case LLP

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5 Old Broad Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC2N 1DW

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Gareth Eagles
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