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Finance & Securities

Friday, 21 September 2018
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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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+44 (0)20 7295 3242

Simon became partner at Travers Smith in 2007 and Head of Tax in 2017. Simon specialises in corporate and individual taxation in the private equity sector, regularly advising institutional investors, founders and management teams. His practice includes public and private M&A, restructurings and reorganisations, domestic and international tax advisory projects, disputes, 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.


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