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Alex Dell

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Alex Dell is a senior asset-based lending (ABL) partner in the Banking & Finance practice of the London office. His practice is particularly focused on large, highly structured receivables financing and ABL transactions with a cross-border element. He also has an in-depth knowledge of supply chain finance, transit finance and vendor and title finance. Alex represents banks, financial institutions, sponsors and corporates, and advises on cross-border transactions for some of the world’s largest financial institutions and companies. He is widely-recognised as a leading ABL and receivables finance lawyer in the UK.


Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 2015, Alex led the Structured Trade & Receivables Finance team with another leading international law firm. Admissions: England and Wales




University of Leicester; LLB (Hons) Law

London: Finance

Asset based lending

Within: Leading individuals

Alex Dell - Mayer Brown International LLP

Within: Asset based lending

Leveraging a strong international brand, the 'very technical and knowledgeable' team at¬†Mayer Brown International LLP¬†excels in handling highly structured big-ticket multi-jurisdictional asset based lending (ABL) mandates for funds, banks, sponsors and corporates. Its expertise on complex deals mirrors the growing sophistication of the ABL product in the European market, which is increasingly being used in the context of large syndicated facilities, as well as forming a part of the debt package to fund M&A transactions. The ‚Äėexcellent‚Äô¬†Dominic Griffiths¬†excels at handling commercial and investment bank ABL and structured finance, and is a key part of the team, which also includes the ‚Äėfantastic‚Äô¬†Alex Dell.¬†Dell¬†has generated strong relationships with European banks and alternative credit providers and frequently leads on the most significant domestic and international ABL deals handled by the firm. Senior associate¬†Ravi Amin¬†is noted for his ‚Äėvery nifty and effective advice‚Äô for banks, sponsors and corporates.

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Bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans

Within: Bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans

Co-headed by the 'very experienced' Alex Dell and Dominic Griffiths, who both have an excellent pedigree for asset-based lending, Mayer Brown International LLP's banking and finance team excels at handling partner-led, bespoke mandates. Aided by a comprehensive international network which includes practitioners based in other key global financial centres including Hong Kong and New York, much of the team's work is of a multi-jurisdictional nature and often includes UK and US-governed debt products. UK, US and German-qualified partner, Bernd Bohr, impresses clients with his 'ability to personally cover the full spectrum of lending products in Europe', including as it relates to bond and loan transactions. Other niche areas of expertise include real estate finance and funds finance.

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Trade finance

Within: Trade finance

Mayer Brown International LLP joins the ranking this year, having invested in specialist trade finance expertise to build up the depth of expertise in its London office. Partner and emerging markets expert Ashley McDermott joined from Clifford Chance LLP to join practice head and co-head of asset-based lending Alex Dell in a practice that works for banks, funds, corporates and players in the fintech sector in relation to complex global receivables finance structures. Among their clients are ING, Africa Finance Corporation, Klesch Group and Credit Agricole. The firm's recent work includes off-balance sheet receivables purchase facilities in relation to receivables originated in Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Luxembourg, Romania, South Korea and the UAE. It has in-depth expertise in the increasingly important areas of export and agency finance, and structured trade  and commodity finance.

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