Francis Booth

Francis Booth

Counsel
London

Email francis.booth@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 5646

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

LanguagesEnglish, French, German

Practice groupFinance

Francis Booth is counsel based in the London office. His practice focuses on leveraged and acquisition finance. He has led transactions advising banks, debt funds and borrowers on a variety of financing structures, including senior, mezzanine and unitranche/super senior arrangements on acquisitions and other leveraged finance transactions. 

Secondments to Barclays and Marlborough Partners, a leading London debt advisor, have provided him with valuable commercial experience, whilst secondments to our offices in Singapore and Sydney have allowed him to work with lawyers across the full breadth of our international network.

Education and admissions

Education

M.A., Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, 2004

Related areas of focus

Direct Lending

Representative experience

Advising Pemberton and Lloyds in relation to the provision of facilities backing the acquisition of Travel Counsellors by Vitruvian

Advising NatWest and its lending partners in relation to the financing of the acquisition of ByBox by Francisco Partners

Advising HSBC, Lloyds and RBS in relation to the provision of facilities backing the acquisition of corporate travel business Reed & Mackay by Inflexion

Advising ICG and Lloyds in relation to the provision of facilities backing the acquisition of Yo! Sushi by Mayfair Equity Partners

Advising HNA Group on its circa €1.5bn debt and equity financing relating to its acquisition of Swissport

Advising HSBC in relation to the financing of Equistone's acquisition of Nylacast

Advising Ares Management in relation to the financing of VetPartners

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