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Nick R.C. Berkeley

Practice Area Specialist

Nick R.C. Berkeley

Practice Area Specialist
London +44-20-7959-8900+44-20-7959-8900 +44-20-7959-8950+44-20-7959-8950
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Nick Berkeley is a member of the Firm’s Finance, and Restructuring and Bankruptcy practices. Mr. Berkeley advises financial institutions, private equity sponsors and corporate clients on a broad range of cross-border corporate finance transactions across the ratings spectrum. Mr. Berkeley has particular expertise in acquisition finance, distressed debt transactions, secured and unsecured debt finance and bank lending transactions.

Publications
  • “Chapter 15: UK Restructuring Plans”, in Restructuring Law and Practice, Third Edition (2022)


SELECTED REPRESENTATIONS

  • An ad-hoc group of landlords in their challenge to the restructuring plan of Virgin Active 
  • Garrett Motion in respect of its DIP financing (under Chapter 11) and its European collateral arrangements
  • Lombard North Central as a lender to Waypoint Group on Chapter 11 matters including its credit bid under s.363 of The Bankruptcy Code
  • Carlyle on its c.£370m unitranche financing for The Caffè Nero Group
  • Ferrari on its ongoing corporate borrowing term and revolving facilities
  • A private family office in connection with its margin loan and other collateralized financings 
  • The equity & debt holders to a newly formed Litigation Funding Vehicle 
  • Nippon Steel Corporation on English law financing matters in connection with its agreements with ArcelorMittal to newly build an electric arc furnace at AM/NS Calvert, LLC
  • Annington plc in connection with various financing matters relating to its revolving and term loan facilities