Our Deals business is a legal services offering built around the needs of sophisticated investors and parties to high-profile transactions, such as financial institutions, PE funds and credit funds. Notably, it is designed with one thing in mind: to make deals flow. We provide expert legal advice that is commercial, clear and concise.
We are a partner-led service that leverages our deep networks to access wider opportunities for our clients. When you partner with us, you access a powerful network of market-makers and leading experts without barriers. Our core legal services cover the following areas:
Financial markets are undergoing unprecedented change. We are here to help you respond to that change. Our teams have peerless track records of successfully managing large and complex multi-jurisdictional transactions and projects, whenever and wherever our clients need to do business.
Our people have worked on some of the world’s largest and most complex public and private capital markets offerings. We are perfectly placed to support you on complex high-yield structuring, covenant and accounting issues, innovative bridging to financing, or indeed any of the capital markets components in restructuring, structured debt transactions, and high-yield refinancing options.
We advise across the broad spectrum of corporate finance transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity transactions, venture capital transactions and corporate restructurings, tackling any competition and regulatory challenges as they arise.
From social infrastructure through to renewable energy, our team has experience advising on major PPP and concession-based projects across healthcare, transport, hydro, wind and solar, including in relation to a number of first-of-kind to market in-country. We are poised to move with you to ensure the successful deployment of capital in strategic infrastructure and energy investments.
Real estate is a fundamental asset to most financial institutions involved in lending. In addition to conventional real estate work, we work closely with clients to help them structure and deploy property funds, and support them in funding their real estate investments around the world.
The world of finance remains one of the most complex, sophisticated and highly-regulated industries. Our regulatory capabilities are designed to address the issues faced by some of the most progressive and demanding alternative capital providers under, among others, AIFMD, MiFID II, EMIR, CRR/CRD IV, CRR II/CRD V, Solvency II, Prospectus Regulation, FSMA, FCA/PRA rules and major US, UK and EU sanctions programs. That means solutions that are as progressive and creative as they are robust and trusted.
Our team delivers restructuring and reorganisation strategies that are backed by significant, real-world experience gained on some of the most complex, high-risk situations. From rescue planning, disposals and insolvency procedures through to distressed debt trading and security enhancement, our expertise is unrivalled.
Our tax practice is a key advisory team in our business, advising right across the firm on deals. It provides advice on large and complex debt and equity market transactions, with experience of advising on a broad array of securitisations, repackagings, obligations and derivatives.
In today’s world of increasing enforcement and regulation, we are here to help you navigate through the myriad of financial crime issues, ranging from bribery and corruption, to sanctions, fraud and money laundering. Our people have worked on some of the largest cross-border investigations brought by regulators in the US, UK and around the world, in countries such as Russia, Switzerland, France, Finland, Africa, the Middle East, China, Japan, Australia and India. Coupled with former prosecutorial experience within the team, this makes us perfectly placed to also support you on corporate governance and compliance matters, which are commanding the attention of C-suite and enforcement authorities alike.