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Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

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Cheltenham, Doha, Dubai, Geneva, Guildford, Hong Kong and 5 more

Paul Kay

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Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

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Financial services, private wealth, real estate and construction; banking and finance.


Paul specialises in banking and finance, including all forms of debt and equity financing, structured finance, securitisations and property finance. He undertakes transactions in a wide range of property, financial and service sectors, and has significant experience in cross-border and international transactions. Experience: advising on the £300m syndicated loan facilities provided to a leading healthcare investment fund by Lloyds Banking Group; advising on the financing of a leading geothermal energy provider in a pre-securitisation institutionally credit-enhanced investment structure financed by Macquarie Bank; advising on a US$250m margin call facility for investment in shares in a leading listed natural resources group; advising private investment offices on pre-export financing facilities and private equity capital call investment facilities.

London: Real estate

Property finance

Within: Property finance

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP¬†handles a mixture of borrower and lender-side work, and has bolstered its client base with the addition of Metro Bank, OakNorth Bank, Octopus Property, Downing and Man Group. The team, which is led jointly by¬†Paul Kay¬†and¬†Daniel Sullivan, advises clients on a range of real estate asset classes; Sullivan acted for Downing as lender on a ¬£22m syndicated facility for the development of a data centre campus, and¬†Jon Bond¬†acted for Octopus Property on a ¬£25.5m loan to an SPV to fund the acquisition and development of the Brighton Astoria Cinema into a building comprised of residential and commercial units. In other highlights, the team acted for Aerium in relation to the ‚ā¨103m refinancing of its H2O headquarters in Luxembourg with an investment facility from Nomura. Key clients include Lloyds Bank and¬†Aeriance Investments.

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