Sudhir Nair is a Partner in the Firm's London Banking practice. Sudhir focuses on real estate finance and has extensive experience advising both lenders and borrowers on real estate financings and investments, including distressed investments and restructurings. He also advises lenders and financial sponsors on a variety of cross-border and domestic leveraged infrastructure financings, and has additional experience advising bank lenders and sponsors on transactions in India.
Examples of his experience at his previous firm include advising:
ING Real Estate Finance (UK) B.V. and Landesbank Baden-Württemberg on the £400 million refinancing of the Salesforce Tower (formerly the Heron Tower) in the City of London; Standard Chartered Bank on the £49.5 million financing for the acquisition of the Waldorf Astoria hotel in Edinburgh; Advising Landesbank Baden-Württemberg on the £50 million financing for the acquisition of the London City office block known as "C-Space"; an Abu Dhabi-based alternative investment fund (as the borrower) on its £176 million acquisition of 1 Palace Street in London from Delek Global Real Estate plc; Qatar Investment authority on its financing of a premium real estate acquisition in London; Brookfield (as the borrower) in relation to their largest real estate acquisition in India using Singapore offshore/onshore structures; The arrangers and the lenders on a €1.5 billion financing for the acquisition of ista International GmbH, one of the world's leading energy efficiency providers, by CKI; Roadchef (on behalf of Antin partners) on its 2016 refinancing of its existing bank facilities and whole business securitisation; The arrangers and the lenders supporting Macquarie's bid for Lyon Airport; and The arrangers and the lenders supporting Atlantia's bid for London City Airport.
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