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Finance & Securities

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

We advise on tax aspects of financing and securities transactions and have particular expertise on UK/US cross-border insolvency-related tax issues.


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Head of Tax

Simon Skinner

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Simon is a partner in our Tax Department. He specialises in corporate and management taxation, in particular focusing on the private equity sector. Simon regularly advises founders and management teams, in addition to institutional investors. He has also advised on public and private M&A, public-to-privates, demergers, IPOs and joint ventures.

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We also have broad experience in securitisation, with particular reference to the retail property sector.

We have recently advised:

  • Bridgepoint on the acquisition of senior debt owed by its portfolio company, Fat Face
  • an offshore group of investors on the acquisition of junior debt owed by their special purpose property investment vehicle
  • Värde Partners on the acquisition of portfolio of distressed credit card and mortgage receivers
  • A hedge fund on its investment in, and ongoing provision of finance to, a UK based litigation financing business

For more information on our Finance group, please click here.