Nick Cusack

Nick Cusack

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Services Limited

Biography

Nick is a senior associate in London's Banking and Finance practice. Nick has worked on a range of top of the market acquisition financing, real estate finance, corporate refinancing and restructuring transactions. He has also advised a number of large-cap and mid-cap private equity sponsors, investment banks, debt funds and corporate borrowers across a wide range of sectors. Nick has an extensive knowledge of large-cap and mid-cap LBO financing terms and HY bond-style covenants and European TLB facilities.

Representative Legal Matters

Prior to joining the Firm, Nick handled the following matters:

  • Advised Hellman & Friedman and GIC with respect to the financing arrangements for their acquisition of Allfunds Bank S.A. with a deal value of approximately EUR 1.8 billion.

  • Advised Duke Street LLP, a UK-basked mid-market private equity firm, on its acquisition of the Great Rail Journeys group by way of GBP 60 million unitranche and revolving facilities agreement provided by a debt fund.

  • Advised Silverfleet Capital Partners on the financing of its mid-market acquisition of Riviera Tours Travel Group and the negotiation of a GBP 124 million unitranche and revolving facilities agreement provided by a debt fund.

  • Advised Macquarie Capital in connection with a PIK holdco loan made available for the purposes of Liberty Hall Capital Partners’ USD 135 million acquisition of Dunlop Aircraft Tyres Ltd.

  • Advised a US based investment fund on its acquisition of Portuguese property portfolio via a senior/mezzanine real estate financing in 2015. Assisting with ongoing management of the asset through the investment period and assisting with the fund’s exit in early 2018.

  • Acted for Liberty Global plc in connection with the GBP 3.5 billion acquisition and refinancing of Cable & Wireless Communications plc and assisting on multiple refinancing transactions for several Liberty Global portfolio companies including UPC, Telenet, Virgin Media and VodafoneZiggo.

  • Acted for DPK Management, a real estate investment fund, in connection with its acquisition of a London retail park and shopping centre and the implementation of a senior/mezzanine refinancing.

  • Acted for Angelo, Gordon & Co, Avenue Capital and Alchemy Partners in connection with their joint acquisition of Avant Homes from Lloyds Banking Group.

  • Acted for a South African consortium in connection with the GBP 74 million purchase of 2 Park Street, Mayfair from Kildare Partners.

Admissions

  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2012)

Languages

  • English