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Meet the team behind £1 billion worth of deals

Published: 19th November 2020
Area: Banking & Financial Services

Our banking and finance team has seen a surge in transactions since the start of summer 2020, across a variety of sectors; including, education, healthcare, manufacturing, business services, leisure, transport and logistics, property development, and telecoms.

In total the team have supported more than £1 billion worth of transactions - find out more about our specialists and how they could support your next project.

Naomi Tudor

Specialisms: Banking and financial services, corporate banking, real estate finance

Latest transaction:

“We acted for one of the main clearing banks on a £4.5m CBIL advance to an existing customer, secured by a charge over their main premises, which had to the dealt with in a very short space of time.

“The borrower is a large scale supplier into the hospitality sector which has been materially affected by COVID.”

Contact: naomi.tudor@shma.co.uk

Helen Readett

Specialisms: Banking and financial services, corporate recovery and insolvency, healthcare

Latest transaction:

We acted for a clearing bank in connection with the restructuring and subsequent disposal of the leading firm of global expansion advisors, who offer HR tax and financial compliance services to overseas companies setting up in the UK.”

Contact: helen.readett@shma.co.uk

Chris Gayle

Specialisms: Banking and financial services, corporate banking, corporate finance, real estate finance

Latest transaction:

“Agreed on a security structure which safeguarded the bank’s position in relation to various loan facilities to the bank’s customer. Timing was critical to meet existing loan maturity dates. Total facilities exceeded £40 million.”

Contact: christopher.gayle@shma.co.uk

Christopher Von Strandmann

Specialisms: Banking and financial services, Islamic finance and inward investment, mergers and acquisitions, real estate finance

Latest transaction:

“Recently acted for a large corporate client based in North America and a number of other jurisdictions on a $35m dollar credit facility.”

Contact: Christopher.VonStrandmann@shma.co.uk

For more information contact our banking and finance team. For support with deals contact our corporate team.

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