Marc C. Isaacs

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Practices
Industries
International
Education
  • The University of Law, London Bloomsbury, Law Society Finals, 1993
  • University of Bristol, LLB, Honors, 1992
Admissions
  • Solicitor, England and Wales
Affiliations

Member, Law Society of England & Wales

Member, City of London Law Society

Languages
  • German

Marc leads the London Debt Finance Team. He has a broad debt finance practice with extensive experience in international cross-border finance transactions both in Europe and in emerging markets. He brings to the firm experience in both bilateral and syndicated lending transactions with focus on leveraged acquisition finance, infrastructure finance, real estate financing and general secured lending. His clients include financial institutions, private equity sponsors and international corporations.

Marc has previously worked in Singapore and has undertaken client secondments with both NatWest Markets (now part of the RBS Group) and Citigroup (Global Loans). He is recommended in The Legal 500 for bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans.

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Marc Isaacs
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Advice to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in relation to its participation in the US$75,000,000,000 Senior Facilities Agreement financing Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA/NV’s bid for SABMiller plc.

Advice to Svenska Handelsbanken as lender in relation to a £25m multi-currency revolving credit facility for a UK plc. Guarantees were provided by subsidiaries in England, Scotland and Singapore.

Advice to Enstar Group Limited in relation to a $109m term facility agreement arranged by National Australia Bank Limited and Barclays Bank plc to part fund its $218m acquisition of Companion Property and Casualty Insurance Company from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina.

Advice to Bank of America, N.A. as co-lead arranger of a $700m senior revolving credit facility for IDEX Corporation.

Advice to a high net worth individual on the structuring and refinancing of a £31.5m senior credit facility secured on 5 UK properties held through various off-shore structures.

Advice to AIB (UK) Plc on the release of security and refinancing of a €53m senior term facility relating to the Crowne Plaza Hotel Amsterdam.

Advice to AIB (UK) Plc on its participation in a £195m unitranche credit facility.

Advice to Bank of America, N.A. on a $315 million term loan facility for Manchester United plc used to refinance certain of its sterling and U.S. dollar bonds.

Advice to AIB (UK) Plc on a £20m bilateral secured credit facility for Fairpoint Group Plc.

Advice to Enstar Group Limited on its $665m revolving credit facility arranged by National Australia Bank, Barclays Bank Plc, Royal Bank of Canada and Lloyds Bank Plc.

Advice to the project company and lead sponsor on the construction and export credit agency backed financing of a 30MW linear Fresnel solar thermal power plant at Puerto Errado, Murcia, Spain.

Advice to the mandated lead arrangers on the $1.4 billion senior secured syndicated financing facility for the consortium bid by a Spanish infrastructure and transportation management company, to acquire a French toll road company.

Advice to the mandated lead arrangers in relation to the £1.62 billion senior and junior acquisition finance facilities provided to fund a cash offer by Arcapita’s ElectricInvest Acquisitions Limited for Viridian Group plc (the Northern Ireland utility).

Advice to a U.S. corporation in relation to a $495 million multicurrency, cross-border ABL revolving credit and term loan facility.

Advice to a global financial institution in connection with its participation in the senior syndicated credit facilities arranged to finance the acquisition of Manchester United plc by Red Football Limited.

Advice to a U.S. private equity house in connection with the restructuring of the senior and second lien facilities provided by Goldman Sachs and UBS to fund the acquisition of a German group of companies.

Advice to a global financial institution as facility agent under senior and second lien facilities for Nybron in connection with an amendment and waiver process under those facilities.

Advice to a Middle East based telecoms company on a €26 million murabaha financing facility for its Sudanese subsidiary.

Advice to a Middle East based telecoms company on a $160 million financing provided by International Finance Corporation (part of the World Bank Group) and OPEC Fund for International Development.

Advice to a Middle East based telecoms company on a $76.5 million EKN backed equipment supply financing provided by Standard Chartered Bank and a $13.5 million equipment supply financing provided by Ericsson Credit AB.

Advice to an African telecoms company in relation to a $190 million syndicated term and revolving credit facility agreement arranged by ING Bank N.V., Standard Bank London Limited, Barclays Capital and Citibank International Plc.

Advice to a Tanzanian telecoms company in relation to its secured syndicated $30 million and TZS 56,400,000,000 telecoms financing.

Advice to a UK Building Society on its £1.1 billion acquisition of part of Bank of Ireland UK’s residential mortgage portfolio.

Advice to a real estate borrower on a refinancing of its £132m debt facility secured on a portfolio of residential properties.

Recommended in The Legal 500, Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans, 2014

Named to "London Super Lawyers," Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2013

Co-author, "Alternative Lenders: Opportunity or Threat?," IFLR - International Financial Law Review, April 21, 2015
Author, "The Fine Line Between Liquidated Damages and Penalties," Butterworths Journal of Banking and Financial Law, 2008
Author, "How Committed is a “Committed Facility”? Issues to Look out for When Reviewing a Credit Facility for the Purpose of Providing a Cash Confirmation Statement," Butterworths Journal of Banking and Financial Law, 2007