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Mayer Brown International LLP

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Nigel White

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Nigel White is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Finance group. He acts for banks, financial institutions, other lenders and borrowers on a wide range of structured international finance transactions. Nigel's practice is focused on secured international and domestic finance transaction with a particular emphasis on structured real estate investment and development finance (both origination and subsequent distribution) fund financing, debt portfolio acquisition/disposal and leveraged finance. Nigel regularly acts on the acquisition and disposal of performing and non performing/distressed debt portfolios (both whole loan and tranched facilities). Whilst traditional distribution channels, such as syndication and securitisation, remain restricted and with the increase in default situations this has been an attractive transaction structure for lenders with a desire to reduce balance sheet exposure in certain sectors. He joined Mayer Brown in 1991 and was named partner in 1996.


The College of Law, Guildford 1986; University of Leicester, LLB 1985

London: Real estate

Property finance

Within: Property finance

Mayer Brown International LLP is active in loan portfolio financings, including NPL acquisitions and disposals, complex restructurings, development finance, and debt fund and mezzanine lending. The team is also noted for its CMBS expertise. Clients range from leading investment banks to an increasing number of private equity firms, and the firm has been particularly active representing Asian investors into the UK real estate market. Nigel White and Andrew Hepner, whose practice is focused on sponsor-side transactions, jointly lead the team. The ‘commercial‘ David O’Connor is also a key contact.

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