How can we help you?

We understand that the capital markets offer an exciting opportunity to access long term funding.

Whether you are a public or private organisation in the UK or overseas our team of specialists can guide you through all stages of development and capital-raising activities to help achieve your business objectives. Our highly experienced, friendly team has extensive experience of advising on capital markets issues, private placements and public offerings.

Our large internationally renowned team regularly acts for governments, banks, corporations and other market participants across many sectors. As a result of the diverse nature of our clients we are able to provide you with local knowledge and market insights.

In the UK we are acknowledged leaders in the social housing finance sector, having worked on more capital market issues and private placements than any other law firm. Our team regularly acts for housing associations on their capital markets issues, both bond issues and private placements. We also act for lenders to the sector setting up medium term note programmes and acting on capital market issues, which have resulted in billions of pounds of funding to the sector.

Our Islamic finance team is renowned for its expertise in Islamic capital markets due to its ability to create innovative cost efficient structuring solutions for its clients on complex Sukuk and other Shari'a compliant transactions. The Islamic capital markets team has been the recipient of numerous awards including the IFN Oman Deal of the Year 2018 award.

Our experience in debt capital markets includes the full range of capital markets products including retail offerings. In addition to standalone issuances and the establishment of programmes, we also advise on convertible and exchangeable debt instruments, defaults, restructuring, insolvencies, liability management exercises and exercises of trustee discretion in capital markets transactions.

In brief

  • International expertise with local knowledge and market insights
  • At the forefront of every change in the social housing finance sector
  • We are acknowledged leaders in Islamic capital markets.
  • Guide clients through all stages of development and capital raising activity