We provide transaction support to senior (including stretched senior and unitranche) and junior (including second lien, mezzanine and holdco PIK) loan financing parties and investors, and to a wide range of private equity houses, management teams and corporate borrowers in relation to business acquisitions, recapitalisations, management buyouts and refinancings.  In addition to occupying positions on many traditional financial institution legal advisor panels, we also act for private debt funds and other alternative capital providers.

We advise clients on all stages of a transaction, from bid strategy and documentation through to post-transaction support, asset management, contingency planning and exit. We also provide the practical business advice clients need in any acquisition, including employment, pensions, antitrust, tax, intellectual property, real estate and immigration issues, all delivered within the context of our eight specialist sector groups. And we go beyond this, too, serving as a valued partner by identifying new opportunities for clients when they arise.

Through Osborne Clarke's global network of international offices and other trusted law firms, we are well-placed to provide support on cross-border transactions and in relation to complex multi-jurisdictional international group acquisitions. These close relationships, together with our up-to-date legal knowledge and experience of local acquisition processes, mean we deliver first-class, commercial and efficient solutions to ensure the deal gets done.


Treon Capital LLP

Acted in relation to the investment in Kubera Majlis LLP and the concurrent business asset acquisition.

State Bank of India

Advised on several acquisition finance projects for several globally active groups of companies.

Open Text

Acted in $200 m acquisition, financing Royal Bank of Canada.

Dion Global Solutions

Advised on its acquisition of a controlling majority stake in Frankfurt-based Swissrisk Financial Systems.


Advised in relation to the acquisition and roll over investment in Citation plc by ECI.

August Equity

Advised on the acquisition of Churchview, Abington and Highertown vets' practices for portfolio company Independent Vetcare Limited.


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