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Alexander Mitchell

Partner

Financing and capital markets

A skilled negotiator and legal technician.

Chambers Global 2016

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About Alexander Mitchell

Alex advises private equity houses and investment funds on leveraged acquisition and refinancing transactions.

He has particular experience advising on both European and US-style term loan B financings, as well as bank/bond and other multisource debt transactions.

Alex is co-head of our European leveraged finance group and leads the leveraged loans business within our Global Transactions practice group.

He is recognised as a leading individual for banking and finance by Chambers and Partners.

Recent work

  • Advising CVC on various leveraged financing transactions, including the term loan B financing supporting its acquisition of Tipico, the German sports betting provider, and the financing for its acquisition of Douglas, the European specialist beauty retailer.
  • Advising Hellman & Friedman on the financing supporting its acquisition of TeamSystem, the Italian software business.
  • Advising Permira on various leveraged financing transactions, including the financing supporting its acquisition of P&I, the German software solutions business, and the facilities supporting the acquisition and creation of Tilney Bestinvest and the acquisition of Towry, the UK wealth management business.
  • Advising iCON Infrastructure on the debt financing for its acquisition of the gas distribution business of Bord Gais Eireann as part of a €1.1bn consortium bid with Centrica and Brookfield.
  • Advising the ABB group for over 10 years on its debt facilities, including its $2bn syndicated revolving credit facility and its $4bn syndicated bridge facility supporting its acquisition of Thomas & Betts Corporation.

 

Qualifications

Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge, UK (law, first class honours).

Solicitor of the senior courts of England and Wales.