Andrew Vickers | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Andrew Vickers
Andrew Vickers

Andrew Vickers

Associate, London

T +44 20 7532 1245

E andrew.vickers@whitecase.com

Overview

Andrew Vickers is an associate in the Firm's Banking group in London. His experience includes advising global banks, private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers on a range of leveraged acquisition finance transactions, investment grade transactions, restructurings and general bank lending.

Prior to joining White & Case, Andrew worked in the London office of an international law firm, during which time he completed a secondment to HSBC Bank plc.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales

Education

  • LPC, Nottingham Law School
  • LLB (Hons), Law, University of Durham

Languages

  • English

Experience

Unitranche acquisition financing, 2015

Andrew advised the private debt division of an independent private equity investment company on its provision of a £155 million unitranche financing facility to a US private equity investment company in order to finance the acquisition of a technology group.

Harrods financing, 2015
Andrew advised Harrods, owner of the world famous Knightsbridge department store, in connection with its £900 million secured financing package provided by a club of banks consisting of Barclays, HSBC and Qatar National Bank.
Optimal Payments plc's acquisition of Skrill, 2015
Andrew advised the mandated lead arrangers (Barclays, Bank of Montreal and Deutsche Bank) in relation to a €500 million and $85 million financing package put in place to fund Optimal Payments plc's acquisition of Skrill, the online global payments systems group.
Castik Capital's acquisition of Waterlogic plc, 2015
Andrew advised Castik Capital, the German based private equity firm set up by Michael Phillips, the former head of Apax Germany, on the financing aspects of its take private acquisition of Waterlogic plc, a leading provider of point-of-use water purification dispensers. The 151 pence per share acquisition valued the AIM-listed company at £125 million and represented Castik's first transaction since being established in 2014.
Actera Partners' and Esas Holding's acquisition of U.N. Ro-Ro, 2014
Andrew advised Turkish private equity firms Actera Partners LP and Esas Holding A.Ş. on their acquisition of U.N. Ro-Ro İşletmeleri A.Ş. from leading global investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. Established in 1994 by a number of international transport companies, U.N. Ro-Ro is one of the fastest growing freight shipping and port owners and operators in the Mediterranean, with an enterprise value of US$1 billion.