Gareth Eagles | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Gareth Eagles
Gareth Eagles

Gareth Eagles

Partner, London

T +44 20 7532 1251

T +44 20 7532 1000

E geagles@whitecase.com

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“Technically brilliant”

Legal 500 UK, 2015

Overview

Gareth's practice focuses on international leveraged finance, direct lending and financial restructurings. He is accustomed to providing his clients with solutions in connection with senior, junior and unitranche financings.

Offering clients a global perspective, Gareth is now based in the United Kingdom, but he has also worked in Singapore and New York.

He is a member of the Editorial Board of Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law and is also a member of the Documentation Committee of the Loan Market Association.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales
  • New York State Bar

Education

  • LPC, Nottingham Law School
  • LLB, University of Warwick

Languages

  • English

Experience

GSO Capital Partners

In connection with the majority of their recent new-money investments, including Ibstock, Ainscough Cranes, XLN Telecom, KP1, Miller Homes, Helios Domžale and Welcome Break.

Oak Hill Advisers and York Capital

In connection with their investments in Globalworth.

Unicredit and Danske Bank

In connection with Nordic Capital's acquisition of Unifeeder.

Deutsche Bank, BNP Paribas, Rabobank, ING and ABN Amro

In connection with their financing of the €1.212 billion take-private acquisition by vehicles controlled by Advent International Corporation of shares in Mediq N.V., a Dutch-listed international provider of medical devices and pharmaceuticals.

Deutsche Bank and HSBC

As Lead Arrangers, in relation to debt facilities made available to Colfax Corporation and its subsidiaries in connection with Colfax UK Holdings Ltd.'s recommended cash and share offer for Charter International PLC.

Wind Telecomunicazioni S.p.A.

In connection with the €6.6 billion refinancing of existing senior and second lien facilities and high-yield notes.

Deutsche Bank AG

As Sole Lender, with respect to a £522 million senior secured bridge credit facility provided to KSE, UK, Inc. in connection with its recommended mandatory cash offer made for Arsenal Holdings PLC, the UK-listed holding entity for Arsenal Football Club.

Wind Telecomunicazioni S.p.A.

In connection with the €6.6 billion refinancing of existing senior and second lien facilities and high-yield notes.

Publications

  • Credit bidding: law and practice, Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, 2013, (co-author)
  • US v European loan terms: countdown to convergence, JIBFL, 2011, (co-author)
  • Problems of interpretation in dealing with audit qualifications, JIBFL, 2011, (co-author)
  • Perverse consequences? How the LMA Ancillary Facilities provisions distort pro rata sharing, JIBFL, 2011, (sole author)