Associate, London +44 20 7532 2211 [email protected] Debt Explorer Biography Experience Biography Overview Ben is an associate in the London office's Debt Finance group and works with colleagues to provide advice to both lenders and sponsors. His experience includes advising banks, alternative lenders, private equity investors and corporates in relation to debt finance transactions. Ben also has experience in restructuring, corporate insolvency and distressed investment work. Ben trained with the Firm. As a trainee, he went on a client secondment to a leading credit-oriented alternative asset manager as well as the Firm's Frankfurt office. Bars and Courts England and Wales Education Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice BPP Law School (Holborn) Graduate Diploma in Law BPP Law School (Waterloo) Political Economy BA (Hons.) King's College London Languages English Experience Debt Finance Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Ben has worked in teams providing advice to: ADVANZ PHARMA in relation to its US$846 million sale to Nordic Capital and several other financing matters including respect of the Company's acquisition of Correvio Pharma Corp.; a syndicate of bank lenders in relation to the refinancing of The Very Group Limited; Ares Management Limited, providing finance in relation to Nordics Capital's acquisition of Sortera; a syndicate of bank lenders providing finance in relation to IK Investment Partner's acquisition of Kersia; Castik Capital in relation to the financing of its acquisition of Customs Support Group and ongoing financing matters; Swissport in relation to its restructuring and recapitalisation (with specific focus on its revolving credit facility and associated financing matters); the African mobile technology company, Africell, in relation to its reorganisation and other financing matters; a syndicate of bank lenders, providing finance in relation to the £820m acquisition of Alexander Mann Solutions.