Marc C. Isaacs Partner

Marc has a broad debt finance practice with extensive experience in international cross-border finance transactions both in Europe and in emerging markets.

Marc's experience spans both bilateral and syndicated lending transactions with focus on sports 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.

Experience

Advice to Bank of America Merrill Lynch on the £637m refinancing of the stadium construction facility for Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.

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

Advice to Arlington Investors in relation to a £104,200,000 financing for the acquisition of a portfolio of 10 student accommodation properties.

Advice to AIB (UK) Plc on a £18,300,000 senior secured term facility to finance student accommodation in Durham.

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

Advice to Handelsbanken plc 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 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 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 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 Enstar Group Limited on a US$111m syndicated credit facility to fund its acquisition of the US re-insurance company Seabright Holdings, Inc.

Advice to the lenders on a US$625m syndicated secured credit facility to finance the acquisition by the Ali Group (Italy) of Scotsman Industries (US).

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

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 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.

  • Solicitor, England and Wales

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

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

  • The University of Law, London Bloomsbury, Law Society Finals, 1993
  • University of Bristol, LLB, Honors, 1992

Member, Law Society of England & Wales

Member, City of London Law Society

  • German
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