Aymen Mahmoud > McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP
22 Bishopsgate
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Partner Aymen Mahmoud focuses his practice on complex debt financing transactions for private equity funds and their portfolio companies, hedge funds, corporate borrowers and issuers and other financial institutions. His experience includes acting in respect of direct lending, leveraged buyouts, domestic and cross-border syndicated senior, second lien and mezzanine lending, distressed debt trading, portfolio acquisitions and restructurings, emerging markets and other debt securities, including high-yield debt offerings.

Aymen played a key role in first establishing the Loan Market Association forms of leveraged and high yield documentation.

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Nottingham Law School, LPC, 2007
University of Warwick, LLB, 2006

Lawyer Rankings

London > Finance > Bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans

Although it is undoubtedly more geared up to service its private equity and credit fund clients on leveraged finance mandates, McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP‘s knowledge across a wide array of finance products, including as it relates to TLB, revenue-based lending, direct lending and special situations work, ensures that has the flexibility and overarching financing capability to also advise on more general new money and distressed work. Team head Aymen Mahmoudis savvy, knowledgeable, always available and always on the ball’. 

London > Finance > Acquisition finance

McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP ‘s London practice continues to gain momentum following the arrival in May 2020 of the ‘savvy and knowledgeable’ Aymen Mahmoud (who now heads the two-partner offering) and the ‘very user-friendly’ Mark Fine from Willkie Farr & Gallagher (UK) LLP. Generating a substantial amount of their own work and also able to tap into the firm’s existing corporate private equity relationships, the team has already made a big impact in the mid-market, with sponsors appreciative of their knowledge across a wide range of products including unitranche, TLB, holdco PIKs and recurring revenue financings. On the lender front, the team has good traction among credit funds, including in the context of special situations lending.