Sukhvir Basran

Sukhvir Basran


Email sukhvir.basran@​

Phone +44 20 7296 2506

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

LanguagesEnglish, French, Spanish

Sukhvir Basran is a highly experienced senior lawyer in the Banking and Finance practice at Hogan Lovells International LLP. She is Senior Legal Director and Co-Head of Impact Financing & Investing and is a member of the firm’s Social Enterprise Board and is a senior core member of the Business Integrity Group.

Sukhvir has represented banks, debt funds, private equity funds and borrowers on a range of complex domestic and cross-border financing transactions including acquisition and leveraged transactions, project and infrastructure finance and debt restructurings. Sukhvir's substantial experience in cross border leveraged finance includes working on numerous high profile deals and includes senior, mezzanine and unitranche/super senior financing arrangements.

As part of her impact finance and social enterprise work, Sukhvir has represented and worked with lenders, foundations, charities, funds, social enterprises and local and international organisations on a range of domestic and international finance and non-finance ESG matters.

Education and admissions


Legal Practice Course, Nottingham Law School

Master of Law, University of Cambridge

Bachelor of Laws, Wolverhampton University

Representative experience

Barings, Pemberton and Bank of Ireland on Stirling Square's acquisition of French thermostatic elements producer Vernet.

Advising ad hoc noteholder committee on the restructuring of US$4-6bn debt owed by Croatian business in new special administration, including the provision of US$1bn DIP fun.

VTB Capital plc as mandated lead arranger on a facilities agreement for the financing of biomass platforms in Bulgaria.

Brookfield Capital Partners LLC in relation to a facilities agreement for the acquisition of Greenergy Fuels Holding Ltd.

Barings, Pemberton and Bank of Ireland in relation to Stirling Square's acquisition of French thermostatic elements producer Verne.

Apax on a senior and €180 million mezzanine facilities agreement in relation to the acquisition of Molnlyce Health Care AB.

JPM backing Blackstone and PAI on the United Biscuits bid.

HVB backing KKR in relation to their bid for Alliance Boots.

A syndicate of banks in relation to a €4.9bn facilities agreement backing Unipol in its takeover bid for Banca Nazionale del Lavaro S.p.A.

Big Society Capital as lender on a secured bridging loan advanced to Social Stock Exchange Limited.

UK government organisation in respect of corporate user guides relating to the legal structure of and key issues arising from social impact bonds and development impact bonds.

UK social enterprise on structure and raising investment for the purposes of scaling operations internationally.

A foundation on the structure and implementation of international development bonds involving multiple stakeholders and investors.

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