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Greg Baker is an associate in the Firm's Banking Group. His experience includes advising banks and corporate borrowers in relation to a wide range of transactions including general bank lending, structured trade finance, leveraged and acquisition finance.
Greg spent six months working in the Firm's Abu Dhabi office as part of his training prior to qualification, where his focus was on bank finance and general corporate matters.
Recently, Greg spent five months with BNP Paribas in Geneva where he worked in-house advising the Structured Debt/Trade Finance teams on transactions including CIS and European oil & gas reserve-based lending facilities and pre-export finance transactions.
Trafigura Peru, part of Trafigura, the world’s largest private oil and metals trader, in an up to US$750 million secured borrowing base financing arranged by Natixis and ABN Amro.
HSBC on a number of ECA-supported financings in Latin America, including a US$350 million ECA-backed financing to Klabin SA, a paper producer, exporter and recycler.
HSBC in the financing of certain eligible portions of a Lump Sum Turn Key contract for up to US$3.2 billion with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd and Saudi Electricity Company for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of an oil-fired power plant in Jeddah South, Saudi Arabia.
BNP Paribas on a €160 million term and revolving senior facilities agreement as part of the acquisition of a leading European producer of ultra-high strength steel fasteners by a Chinese investor.
Rabobank as agent and ABN Amro Bank, BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, ING Bank, Rabobank and Société Générale as joint arrangers and lenders in connection with an amendment to, and increase of, the €75 million Super Senior Revolving Credit Facility for the Refresco Group, in connection with the acquisition of the Pride Foods group.