Our venture and growth debt finance team has strength in depth and experience, having been advising in the European venture and growth space for over a decade and having played a key role in developing venture and growth loan documentation for the leading lenders in the European market. In addition to having panel appointments for a number of institutional lenders in the space, we have an impressive portfolio of borrower-side mandates off the back of our leading international venture and growth capital practice.
We advise on venture and growth finance products provided to scale-ups and high growth businesses across Europe, the US and Israel, advising through our global network of international offices and other trusted law firms to provide seamless transactional support on cross-border financings.
We support lenders and borrowers on all stages of a transaction, from term sheet stage and legal documentation through to post-transaction support, ongoing portfolio management, contingency planning and exit. We are well versed with the different venture and growth lending products available including term loans, receivables based financings and recurring revenue facilities and, in particular, have a wealth of knowledge and expertise in lending within the technology and life sciences sectors, including lending to SaaS, FinTech and enterprise technology businesses.
Venture and growth lending
Advising US bank lender on its venture and growth lending in the UK and wider Europe on entry into the market including working with the client to develop its suite of template UK and German loan documents.
Venture debt facility
Advising US bank lender (acting via its UK branch) and US technology-focused credit fund on a $20m venture debt facility provided to UK head-quartered cloud / cloud data warehouse data integration and transformation solutions provider.
Mobile data and analytics platform
Advising US headquartered mobile data and analytics platform on English aspects of its venture debt facility with US bank lender.
Advising UK telecoms scale-up, Natterbox, on its growth finance facilities with Clydesdale Bank
Bank lender and European growth debt fund
Advising bank lender and European growth debt fund on multi-jurisdictional senior and mezzanine growth financing facilities provided to a leading UK headquartered digital consumer intelligence company.
UK headquartered software testing and monitoring company
Advising bank lender on facilities provided to a UK headquartered software testing and monitoring company throughout its life cycle, starting with venture debt facilities through to supporting the client on the primary buy-out of the borrower by a private equity investor and finally on exit via a secondary buy-out.
Multi-jurisdictional growth financing facility
Advising bank lender on a multi-jurisdictional growth financing facility provided to a Danish consumer review website.