About Peter Mason
Pete is a senior associate specialising in leveraged finance.
His practice covers a wide variety of finance transactions including leveraged, investment grade and real estate financings, refinancings and restructurings with clients that include sponsors, corporates, banks and other non-bank financial institutions and alternative capital providers.
He has particular experience in acquisition finance using European and New York-style term loan B, bank/bond and direct lending/unitranche financing structures.
During his time at Freshfields, Pete has spent periods on secondment to a major global bank and to the firm's Frankfurt office.
- Advising CVC Capital Partners on the unitranche financing to support its acquisition of the Custom Client Solutions business as a carve out from Visma.
- Advising Warburg Pincus in relation to the financing to support its investment in Inspired Education.
- Advising CVC Capital Partners on the unitranche financing to support its acquisition of Medivet.
- Advising CVC Capital Partners on the first and second lien loan financing to support its acquisition of ekaterra, the global tea business, as a carve out from Unilever.
- Advising Cinven on the bank/bond financing to support its acquisition or Arcaplanet.
- Advising Cinven on the Term Loan B financing to support its acquisition of think-cell Software.
- Advising PCP Capital Partners on its consotrium acquisition of Newcastle United Football Club.
- Advising Permira and its portfolio company Dr Martens on the financing to support the Dr Martens group's IPO on the London Stock Exchange.
- Advising CVC Capital Partners on the Term Loan B financing to support its acquisition of Stark Group.
- Advising Antin Infrastructure Partners on the Term Loan B financing to support its acquisition of Babilou Group.
- Advising a consortium including FountainVest Partners and Anta Sports on the financing of its take-private acquisition of Amer Sports and the group's subsequent further capital raise.
- Advising Warbug Pincus on the financing to support its acquisition of a regulated consumer credit business in Israel.
- Advising Warburg Pincus on the ongoing financing needs relating to its acquisition of fashion retailer Reiss.
- Advising OQ group on the refinancing of its New York law Term Loan B financing.
Solicitor, England and Wales.
St Edmund's College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (MA).
Queen's University at Kingston, Canada (BSc (Hons)).