Acquisition finance

The acquisition finance team provides senior loan, mezzanine and high yield financing to support acquisitions, recapitalisations and refinancings by private equity investors and corporate borrowers.

Our acquisition finance division has more than 40 originators covering the UK and Western Europe with offices in London, Paris, Manchester, Birmingham, Aberdeen and Edinburgh. The team has experience in structuring, arranging, underwriting and executing cashflow financings across the market from small bilateral transactions to large underwritten deals.

For the last several years, the team has undertaken approximately 60 to 70 transactions per year across all products and deal sizes, making it a significant player in both the UK and continental Europe.

Recognition and awards

In 2013, the acquisition finance team's Northern office won Banking Team of the Year at the North West Business Insider Dealmakers Awards 2013.

They also won Debt Provider of the Year at the Real Deals Private Equity Awards 2013.

In 2012, we won Finance Provider of the Year at the M&A Awards and Corporate Bank of the Year at the Insider Midlands Dealmakers Awards.

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