Acts for corporate and individual borrowers and lenders on secured and unsecured loans with facility sizes up to £100m.

Ahmed advises and facilitates transactions from the term sheet stage to closing and post completion in the development finance, real estate finance, asset finance, acquisition finance and sports finance asset classes.

He advises corporate and individual lenders, borrowers and guarantors on debt transactions in hotel and leisure, retail, healthcare, TMT and real estate spaces.

Ahmed has significant experience drafting and advising on LMA facility documentation, intercreditor and priority arrangements, cross jurisdictional security packages including guarantees, debentures, assignments and legal charges.

Work highlights

DEVELOPMENT LOAN

Advised on a development loan of up to £25m.


LOAN NOTES

Advised on a convertible loan note instrument with both domestic and cross border security of secured loan notes up to £10m.


BRIDGING FINANCE

Advised on multiple bridging finance lends from challenger banks for up to £50m.


SALE OF FOOTBALL CLUB

Advised on the banking elements of the sale of a football club including review of assignment of premier league receivables and transfer proceeds receivables.


hotel purchases

Advised on the purchase of multiple hotels and other commercial property up to £50m.


INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE BORROWER

Advised an international corporate borrower in the global telecommunications space on a £20m secured loan facility as part of its group refinancing.


Eurobonds

Advised a company in issuing series A-C Eurobonds up to £50m.


credit facilities

Advised numerous corporate and individual borrowers and lenders on both term loans and revolving credit facilities for facilities up to £10m.


facility agreement

Advised a European corporate lender on a facility agreement and registration of its security in the UK.


Recent articles

Resources

Banking and Finance Outlook: 2024-2025

An overview of the forthcoming year in the UK and international finance, by Ahmed Butt, Associate

08/03/2024

Insights

European and US banking contagion – a series of unfortunate events?

A global financial crisis or a series of isolated incidents?

07/06/2023