11 Jun 2021

Acquisition Finance 2021 guide: UK chapter

A guide to the key aspects of acquisition finance in the United Kingdom (England and Wales). This article includes a market overview and guidance on leveraged buyouts (LBOs), COVID-19 considerations, mezzanine/payment-in-kind (PIK) loans, bridge loans, high-yield bonds, intercreditor agreements, security, guarantees, lender liability, tax issues and takeover finance.

This article was written by Philip Snell, Kathrine Meloni and Rhiannon Singleton. It first appeared in the Chambers Global Practice Guide: Acquisition Finance 2021.

Acquisition Finance 2021 guide - UK chapter


This material is provided for general information only. It does not constitute legal or other professional advice.

Contact Information
Philip Snell
Partner at Slaughter and May
Kathrine Meloni
Special Adviser and Head of Treasury Insight at Slaughter and May
Rhiannon Singleton
Senior PSL at Slaughter and May