16 May 2014 | 10:45 am |
International law firm Pinsent Masons is advising car rental company, Europcar Group UK Limited, on its £500 million asset refinancing. The deal will see the extension and refinancing of Europcar’s funding arrangements with various lenders, the main purpose of which is to allow Europcar UK to acquire vehicles for the performance of its daily rental business.
Europcar serves business and leisure customers through a network of over 250 car rental stations throughout the United Kingdom.
The Pinsent Masons team advising on the deal is led by banking partners Edward Sunderland and Martin Bishop with assistance from Eloise Walker, Suggen Dosanjh, Victoria Baker and Rebecca Noble.
Commenting on the deal Edward Sunderland said: “The firm fought off stiff competition from the incumbent firm to win the business. Pinsent Masons’ partner led offering and sector expertise played a key role in our appointment.”
Geoff Blackwell, Legal Director for Europcar UK, stated “ We were impressed with the commitment showed by Pinsent Masons to invest the time to understand what we wanted. We expect our legal advisers to be pro-active, pragmatic and professional, and they ticked all those boxes.”
International law firm Pinsent Masons has hired Dr Totis Kotsonis to lead the firm's State aid and public procurement team within its Competition, EU & Trade Group.
Multinational law firm has hired partner Eran Chvika to expand the firm's project finance capability in France and Francophone Africa.
International law firm, Pinsent Masons, has advised the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on a successful landmark £1 billion deal with the UK's four largest mobile network operators (MNOs) to create the 'shared rural network' arrangement and improve mobile coverage across the country.
International law firm Pinsent Masons has hired Kanyi Lui into its Beijing office to expand the firm's finance offering in China and across Asia.
International law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Statkraft on the installation and operation of Ireland's first grid-scale battery storage project as part of the hybrid battery-and-wind Kilathmoy initiative.
International law firm Pinsent Masons has appointed Ian Laing to lead its global infrastructure team.
For all media enquiries, including arranging an interview with one of our spokespeople, please contact the press office on