Mr John Virgo > Triay & Triay > Gibraltar, Gibraltar > Lawyer Profile

Triay & Triay
28 IRISH TOWN
PO BOX 15
GIBRALTAR
Gibraltar

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial and Financial Services

Position

Senior Associate

Career

John has worked on a wide range of corporate transactions and general company advisory matters with non-regulated and regulated entities. He has also gained in-house experience through a secondment to HSBC Bank plc. Specific experience includes: advising on mergers and acquisitions; drafting and advising on articles of association and shareholders’ agreements; advising on reductions of capital, striking-off and dissolution; advising on corporate restructurings and exit strategies; negotiating and drafting commercial contracts and distribution agreements; and, advising on a full range of financing (including asset finance, asset based lending, real estate and property development finance, corporate restructuring, acquisition and leveraged capital finance, receivables finance, and syndicated lending).

Career highlights include: advising a major up and coming international furniture retailer with an investment of approximately £40m in equity funding from new and existing investors; advising the private equity group Cerberus in relation to a £400m loan provided to GVC in order to acquire bwin.party; advising Artex Risk Solutions Inc, a Bermuda-based company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Arthur J Gallagher & Co, in relation to the acquisition of Quest Holdings (Gibraltar) Limited (Quest), one of the largest insurance managers based on the Rock.

Languages

English

Memberships

Gibraltar CIPD Branch

Education

LLB (Hons), Leeds University; LPC (Commendation) Birmingham College of Law

Lawyer Rankings

Gibraltar > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Next Generation Partners)

John VirgoTriay & Triay

Triay & Triay specialises in international financing, investment and M&A transactions. The firm is particularly active in cross-border matters. Practice head Javier Triay has significant experience advising on corporate and commercial matters. He leads a team that includes corporate finance and M&A expert Alan Buchanan; consultant Robert Vasquez, who focuses on banking and investment schemes; and senior associate John Virgo, who has expertise in corporate transactions.