Mr Philip Butler > Dechert LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Dechert LLP
160 QUEEN VICTORIA STREET
LONDON
EC4V 4QQ
England
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Work Department

Corporate

Career

Philip Butler has more than two decades of experience structuring and negotiating a broad range
of acquisition finance and corporate lending transactions. He advises domestic and
international clients including banks, corporates, funds, lenders, sponsors and syndicates on the
implementation of all elaborate debt structures and issues arising across an array of industries,
including healthcare, life sciences, energy, manufacturing, and financial and information
technology.

Education

Philip Butler | Professionals | Dechert LLP

Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London, Law & Politics (Upper Second), 1989;
College of Law, London, 1990

Lawyer Rankings

London > Finance > Acquisition finance

Drawing upon the firm’s overarching strength in the asset management industry, Dechert LLP continues to develop its leveraged finance offering, primarily on behalf of private equity sponsors or for debt funds in their capacity as lenders. The team is active across the capital structure, including senior, second lien, unitranche, mezzanine and PIK, and has particular expertise in relation to funding cross-border deals in the technology and healthcare sectors. John Markland provides ‘superior technical advice’ to private equity sponsor clients and investee portfolio companies, and alongside direct lending experts David Miles and Philip Butler has been the driving force behind the team’s recent emergence as a significant player in the acquisition finance field.