Fergus Wheeler

Partner, London

Biography

Overview

Fergus is a partner in White & Case's Banking Group in London. Fergus advises private credit funds, sovereign wealth funds and a range of alternative capital providers investing across the capital structure in event-driven and non-event driven financings. He has specialist knowledge that includes all forms of private direct lending, hybrid uni-tranche structures, leveraged acquisition financing, special situations and rescue financings, with a particular focus on junior capital investment.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
Professional Practice Course 2
Law Society of Ireland
Professional Practice Course 1
Law Society of Ireland
Bachelor in Law and French
Trinity College Dublin
Languages
English

Experience

Ardian & Rothschild Five Arrows as holdco PIK lenders in connection with the refinancing of UK insurance business, A-Plan.

HPS Investment Partners as holdco PIK lender in connection with the acquisition of Danish metering business, Combell.

Park Square Capital as holdco PIK Lender in connection with the refinancing of UK software group, Access Group.

EQT Credit as unitranche lender to Veritas Petroleum Services, owned by IK Partners.

EQT Credit as unitranche lender to Dukes Education in connection with its refinancing and acquisition of Minerva Education.

EQT Credit as unitranche lender to Sykes Cottages Group.

Ardian as holdco PIK lender in connection with BC Partners' bid for JLA.

Park Square Capital as second lien lender in connection with EQT's acquisition of vetcare business, IVC.

Park Square Capital as second lien lender in connection with Apax's refinancing of chemicals business, Azelis.

EQT Credit in connection with investments in a number of HY bonds including Revlon, Klockner Pentaplast and Syncreon.