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Morrison Foerster
The Scalpel
52 Lime Street
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London > Finance > Acquisition finance

Morrison Foerster‘s small but versatile London finance offering is well-versed at advising creditors and debtors across a range of financing structures, including a considerable and growing volume of mandates within the leveraged/acquisition finance space. The  ‘incredibly responsive and highly personable’ John Burge is also a key member of the team as a result of his conventional corporate finance expertise, as well as regularly advising on growth company debt finance matters. Former practice head Christopher Kandel left the firm to join McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP in June 2024.

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

Morrison Foerster is well-positioned to advise lenders and investment grade corporates raising or providing finance to facilitate cross-border transactions. The firm’s flexibility throughout the capital structure is a strong selling point, as is its ability to advise on UK and US-governed debt products, including TLB loans and New York-law governed high yield debt. The ‘exceptional’ John Burge regularly advises on event-driven financings and general corporate lending matters, and is also the main contact handling growth company debt finance matters from London. Christopher Kandel left to join McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP in May 2024.