Practice

Leveraged and Acquisition Finance

Responding to competitive tensions and regulatory challenges, the leveraged finance market is constantly evolving. Direct lending also continues to grow. The leveraged finance team at Hogan Lovells has extensive experience advising bilateral and syndicates/clubs of lenders around the world on senior and subordinated...

Representative experience

Tikehau Investment Management and BNP Paribas Investments as bond subscribers on a PIK facility provided for the management buyout of Consort NT.

Alcentra, ABN AMRO, and NIBC on the financing provided to support Apax Partners' acquisition of Expereo.

Ares Management, NatWest, Barclays, and Bank of Ireland on the unitranche, super senior RCF and PIK facilities provided for the acquisition of VetPartners by BC Partners and the refinancing of the VetPartners Group.

Banco Santander and the remaining lenders in the refinancing of the debt of Agroponiente Group and the financing of future add-ons by Agroponiente Group.

Credit Agricole CIB on the provision of credit facility to the company owning a retail center located in Reggio Emilia, to refinance its financial indebtedness upon acquisition by Tikehau Capital Partners.

The syndicate of lenders on the debt facility to support the Viridium Group's acquisition of a majority stake in Generali Leben, in a transaction valued at EUR 1.9billion.

One Rock Capital Partners on a high-yield Rule 144A/Reg S offering to partially fund its acquisition of Nexeo Plastics from Univar.

Barings on its first ever Australian unitranche/super senior structured financing used by The Riverside Company to acquire Energy Exemplar.

On the first ever Australian dollar denominated and Australian law governed Term Loan B facility for Iron Mountain's acquisition of Recall Australia.

Hogan Lovells Publications

When direct lending turns distressed Lev Fin Spin

The recent Debtwire European Mid-Market Forum opened with a presentation from Paul Johnson of the Institute of Fiscal Studies. He warned the delegates of storm clouds gathering over the...

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells advises Ares on the unitranche financing of the acquisition of a majority stake in Synthon Holding B.V.

Hogan Lovells has advised Ares in relation to the unitranche facilities provided to BC Partners for the acquisition of a majority stake in Synthon International Holding B.V., a global...

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Media Mention

Cov-lite loans push up tech companies down under

Partner Richard Hayes is quoted in an article in Private Debt Investor entitled 'Cov-lite loans push up tech companies down under' discussing the recent issuances of covenant lite- or...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

Financing the future: the expanding role of private debt in Asia

Asia has historically been a bank-financed market. Debt structures have typically been straightforward and banks have traditionally been able to service the needs of corporates for both...

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