Lawyer profile for UK 2021
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Banking & Finance: Mid-Market - London (Firms)
"He is a very good operator." "He is a pragmatic practitioner."
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David Miles represents lenders, borrowers, sponsors and corporates on a full range of domestic and cross-border corporate lending and leveraged finance transactions.
He has significant experience assisting leading UK and international clients in connection with large-scale private equity backed buyouts, public bids, corporate M&A, refinancings and recapitalizations.
Mr. Miles is well regarded in the debt market sphere for his work in MBOs and transactions utilizing alternative debt products. He regularly advises lenders on all capital structure layers, including senior, second lien, unitranche, mezzanine and PIK and is well regarded for his involvement in the development of unitranche as a major funding source in the European leveraged finance market in recent years.
Additionally, his experience includes advising corporate borrowers, funds, lenders and sponsors on complex acquisition financings, corporate lending transactions, and refinancings and restructurings of leveraged assets.
Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Miles was a partner in the London office of another international law firm, where he served as the head of the London debt practice group.