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110 Bishopsgate
London, EC2N 4AY
United Kingdom

+44 20 7577 6900

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Key contacts:

Partner, Transactions Practice Group Head: Tom Whelan
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Partner, Head of London Office: Hamid Yunis
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Quick facts:

Number of partners: 578 (worldwide)
Number of other fee earners: 582 (worldwide)


PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK

Corporate & Transactional:
The firm’s seasoned lawyers represent the full spectrum of corporate interests around the world, from global corporations to family-owned businesses to privately held companies. The firm’s lawyers thrive on solving the most complex business problems facing their clients today and mapping out strategies to drive clients’ success tomorrow. Broad capabilities include seamless transactional services, such as negotiating cross-border acquisitions or outsourcing deals, representing issuers in public offerings, securing preferred financial credit arrangements for borrowers or navigating a business restructuring.

Private Equity:
The firm’s private equity team delivers strategic advice on private equity transactions at all stages of the investment life cycle, including control, non-control and minority investments, public-to-private transactions, buyouts and recapitalisations, mergers and acquisitions, growth capital investments and buy-and-build strategies, acquisition finance/refinance, and on all manner of exit strategies. The firm represent clients across a wide range of different industries and jurisdictions, providing market leading international deal structuring advice.

Finance:
The firm’s finance practice offers top-level banking, finance and securities advice including in acquisition finance; corporate and fund finance; high yield; Islamic finance; projects and project finance; real estate finance and business restructuring. The team also covers all aspects of capital markets and securities issuance, with extensive experience in advising on a variety of complex transactional and regulatory matters.

Restructuring and Insolvency:
The firm’s restructuring practice offers leading expertise in complex bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring issues, advising on the market’s most high-profile, high-stakes, legally pioneering and financially significant matters. The practice maintains a variety of insolvency-related engagements, which provides the firm with a unique insight into how the other side is thinking, giving it a competitive advantage. The firm is best-known for its collaborative, deal-oriented approach to insolvency transactions and litigation.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Capital markets: High yield
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • PPP/PFI
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Structured finance/securitisation

Banking & Finance
Mark Fine and Aymen Mahmoud
mdfine@mwe.comamahmoud@mwe.com

Capital Markets/ Structured finance and securitisation
Ranajoy Basu
rbasu@mwe.com

Mergers & Acquisitions
Nick Azis
njazis@mwe.com

Private Equity
Tom Whelan
twhelan@mwe.com

Restructuring and Insolvency
Mark Fennessy
mfennessy@mwe.com