Financing Africa's future - Who is taking the lead in lending?

On 5th July 2018, Hogan Lovells hosted its 5th annual Africa Forum themed "Africa Fit for the Future". One of the key sector sessions was led by Shalini Bhuchar, an asset finance partner,...

Media Mention

Borrowers manipulating EBITDA to avoid covenant breaches

Paul Mullen was quoted in an IFLR article entitled "Borrowers manipulating EBITDA to avoid covenant breaches".

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Direct lending in Italy – moving into the mainstream?

Until recently, it was necessary to hold a licence as a bank or financial intermediary to lend in Italy. However the law has changed to allow insurers, alternative investment funds, SACE...

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Private credit: the rise of direct lenders and alternative funding structures

On 12 September, Hogan Lovells hosted the FIS Summit Series in Hong Kong, where attendees explored the state of financial markets ten years after the Lehman Brothers' collapse. One of the...


Alternative lenders in France: current issues and opportunities

In a recent webinar for the Loan Market Association Michel Quéré, Alexander Premont and Baptiste Gelpi discussed the current issues and opportunities for non-bank lenders in...

Published Works

Opportunities for alternative lenders in Africa

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are critical for the growth of emerging economies and increasing employment, but access to finance is one of the biggest obstacles for SMEs to grow.

Media Mention

Direct lenders express concern over proliferation of 'adjusted ebitda terms'

Partner Paul Mullen was quoted in a Creditflux article entitled "Direct lenders express concern over proliferation of 'adjusted ebitda' terms."

Media Mention

Private debt picks up steam in Italy

Partner Carlo Massini was quoted in an Unquote article entitled "Private debt picks up steam in Italy".

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