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Banking Transactional frame

Banking Transactional

The economic climate has heightened both the risks and rewards involved in banking transactions. Finding the optimal deal structure and terms has never been so important.

Whether you are considering a new financing, refinancing options, or a restructuring, our banking lawyers positioned around the world function as an integrated team to anticipate your needs and those of your financing. We advise on innovative lending transactions, bank products, credit products, deal structures, and on all types of secured transactions to meet your goals. And we ensure that all banking matters we work on benefit from the firm's deep industry sector knowledge and experience.

Our clients range from blue chip corporates and private equity sponsors to lending institutions that include banks, insurance companies, funds, and other financial institutions. Our core banking practice areas include leveraged and acquisition finance, funds lending, real estate finance, asset finance, syndicated lending, Islamic finance, and trade and commodity finance.

Loan portfolio transaction interactive map

Our team has taken an in depth look at the market, brought together in a report on loan portfolio transactions and their related financings.

FinTech Topic Center

FinTech is revolutionising traditional financial services at a rapid pace.  Keep up with news, events and developments on our dedicated FinTech page.


Leveraged and Acquisition Finance: 2016 in review

2016 was certainly a seismic year, what with the Italian earthquakes, terrorist atrocities on European soil, the escalation of the refugee crisis, events in Syria and voter dissatisfaction...

Blockchain Topic Center

As the potential for blockchain continues to be explored, its transformational scope begins to emerge with operational examples.  Keep up to date with these developments here.

MiFID II Microsite

MiFID II will have a significant impact on financial institutions providing services in the EU. Hogan Lovells has created this site to help firms understand what will change under MiFID II.

Financial Investigations Roadmap

It provides practical tips, including our dos and don’ts and strategic considerations when dealing with an investigation.

Cybersecurity Solutions Topic Center

Experts agree, you are likely to experience a cybersecurity incident.  Find out here how you can be ready and respond effectively.

Payments Topic Center

The payments industry is seeing exponential growth and evolution across the globe. Find out what you need to know about this challenging space here.

Representative experience

Advising Bestway on the financing of its £620m acquisition of The Co-operative's Pharmacy business.

Advising Ivanhoe Cambridge on the financing of a large portfolio of European hotels located in Germany, Spain, Belgium, and the Netherlands.

Société Générale on US$155m pre-export finance facility to support Trans-Oil group’s commodities purchases, storage, and processing for sale to export markets.

Advising African Export Import Bank on the US$680m reserve base lending facility to Eroton enabling the acquisition of OML 18 in Nigeria from Shell and others.

Advising UK Export Finance on the capital markets aspects of a US$913m Sukuk issuance for the acquisition of four Airbuses.

Advising Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA on pre-delivery payment financing of 40 Boeing B737-800 and B787-8 aircraft and the long-term financing of 50 Boeing B737-800 and B787-8 aircraft.

Advising HNA Group on its circa €1.5bn debt and CHF1.642bn equity financing used for the CHF2.7bn acquisition of the Swissport Group from PAI Partners.

Advising on a US$4.5bn asset-backed loan facility for a large U.S.-based beverage company.

Advising Ciena Corporation on its US$250m ABL credit facility and US$500m Term Loan B credit facility.

Advised the lenders on a US$2.45 syndicated loan to Chinese Internet giant Tencent.

Advising cross-border lending banks on HK$2.8bn onshore and offshore financing secured by onshore property of Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited.

Advising the lenders on an AED500m financing for Joyalukkas Group, the largest, single-owned jewelry retail chain in the Middle East.

Advising the lenders on a US$120m structured syndicated Islamic finance facility, based on the Airline Ticket Voucher Distribution Structure.

Advising Reichmans in connection with ZAR 100m of financing, relating to its acquisition of an interest in Invofin Proprietary Limited.


Law Firm of the Year in Banking and Finance

Palmarès des Avocats


Deal of the Year for Transoil Group PXF Facility, Moldova

Trade Finance Awards


Deal of the Year for Uralkali Potash PXF, Russia

Trade Finance Awards


Best Law Firm of the Year for Acquisition Finance - France

Magazine des Affaires


Deal of the Year for the Emirates Airline Sukuk Bond Issue, UAE

Trade Finance Awards


Finance Deal of the Year: Banking for ChemChina’s acquisition of Pirelli, China

Asian Lawyer Asian Legal Awards


Africa Deal of the Year for FCTC Sukuk, Côte d’Ivoire

Islamic Finance News Awards


Top Ranked for Property Finance

The Legal 500 UK


Jo Robinson Named to the Hot 100 List

The Lawyer


Jo Robinson Named a Rising Star on the 40 Under 40 list

Financial News


Penny Angell and Cecile Dupoux Named Best in Banking and Finance

Euromoney European Business Law Awards


Deal of the Year for Smile Telecoms, Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and DRC

GTR Awards


Deal of the Year for Smile Telecoms, Nigeria

TFR Awards


Deal of the Year for Columbus Stainless (Pty) Ltd Borrowing Base Facility, South Africa

TFR Awards


Best African Commodities Finance Deal of the Year for Columbus Stainless, South Africa

TXF Perfect 10 Deals of the Year

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