Bird & Bird advises Anglo Irish Bank on a complex £85 million re-financing


International law firm Bird & Bird has advised Anglo Irish Bank Corporation plc on its provision of £85million loan facilities to the Club Company Group, one of the UK's leading golf and country club operators.

The loan facilities were put in place to re-finance existing facilities provided to the Club Company Group, following a reorganisation of its real estate and golf club businesses. The restructuring was designed to streamline the group's business and to maximise value for investors.

Charles Proctor, partner in the London Finance Group, headed the Bird & Bird team, assisted by associates Amy Johns and Jenny Brand. The Club Company was advised by Howard Kennedy.

Bird & Bird’s International Finance Group comprises over 35 lawyers spread across 15 international offices. The group is actively involved in the real estate and corporate finance spheres, and also undertakes a range of business in the field of financial services regulation.


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