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​​Banking & Finance​

Industry focused legal team enriched with real-world experience providing legal advice to financial institutions and international banks across the globe.

Our experience in ​​BANKING & FINANCE​

Our specialist legal experience extends across financial instruments and risk management structures for businesses engaged in international commerce, as well as banks both domestically and internationally.

Acting for a leading bank as agent, security trustee and swap provider on loan and guarantee facilities aggregating €106,400,000 made available to assist in financing the acquisition of two newbuilding RoPax vessels from Fosen Mekaniske Verksteder AS in Norway. The deal involved export credit loans from Eksportfinans ASA which were guaranteed by the commercial lenders as well as stretch facilities from the commercial lenders.

Acting for our client on an innovative USD $680m refinancing of their entire fleet of 13 LNG vessels (the largest-ever refinancing of LNG ships).  The debt was provided by a syndicate of banks led by Standard Chartered Bank.  We were instrumental in structuring the transaction and, unusually for a debt transaction, it was HFW as the borrower’s counsel who drafted the loan and security documents for the banks’ counsel to review.

Advised our client in connection with its mining contract with Henry Walker Eltin.  This was valued at USD $1.2 billion and involved mine infrastructure development and coal mining sources at the Bengalon Project in East Kalimantan.

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