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Paul Mullen


Paul Mullen

Acting for both lenders and borrowers at the top end of mid-market sponsor-backed financings, Paul has been particularly closely involved with the development of the unitranche market in Europe.He regularly acted for Ares Management and GE Capital on financings provided through their European Senior Secured Loan Programme (ESSLP) joint venture for unitranche funding and has developed strong relationships with other debt fund clients as well as banks and sponsors on unitranche and other mid-market financing structures.

'Paul Mullen is gaining significant traction in the alternative lending space, representing numerous debt funds in domestic and multi-jurisdictional leveraged acquisitions'

Chambers 2016

Representative experience

Ares Management Limited, Goldman Sachs, Haymarket Financial and a major financial institution in connection with the financing of Pure Gym's acquisition of LA Fitness

Goldman Sachs in relation to the unitranche refinancing of FNZ Group

Ares Management Limited and GE Capital in connection with the financing of Montagu Private Equity's acquisition of OpenGI

Education and admissions


  • The College of Law, Guildford, 1994
  • LL.B. (Hons First Class), University of Glasgow, 1992

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