Bevis Metcalfe 

Partner – London
T.+44 (0) 20 7170 8695
bevis.metcalfe@cwt.com
100 Bishopsgate
London EC2N 4AG
United Kingdom V-CARD

Bevis Metcalfe is a partner in Cadwalader’s Financial Restructuring Group and Private Credit Group based in London.  Bevis is a well-known practitioner in the London finance and restructuring markets with a practice spanning all aspects of corporate credit, restructurings, complex cross-border insolvencies, and distressed M&A.

Bevis has advised clients on numerous significant Financial Restructuring and Finance matters, including the representation* of:

Financial Restructuring

  • Bounty Brands in its restructuring in South Africa, Poland, Malta and the UK;
  • The security agent and creditors in the Debenhams administration appointment and subsequent CVA challenge;
  • The first lien lenders to Petra Diamonds Limited in its financial restructuring and scheme of arrangement;
  • The security agent in the Galapagos group bank/bond restructuring;
  • Aapico Hitech Plc on the restructuring of its interest in a UK, U.S. and Indian joint venture;
  • A U.S. credit fund in the financial restructuring of a UK gaming business;
  • Bain Capital in connection with Edcon Holdings' 2014 exchange offer and 2016 financial restructuring;
  • A major creditor of Bartec in connection with Bartec's financial restructuring;
  • The ad hoc committee of Senior Unsecured Noteholders of Towergate Insurance in connection with its financial restructuring; and
  • The largest second lien creditor in the financial restructuring of the APCOA Group, named “European Restructuring of the Year” by IFLR Europe in 2015.

Finance

  • Barclays as global coordinator and lead manager in connection with Inspired Gaming’s offering of £235m senior secured notes due 2026;
  • KKR Credit and Partners Group on the second lien financing of Nordic Capital’s successful EUR1.1bn bid for Alloheim;
  • J.P. Morgan in connection with various margin lending facilities;
  • Goldman Sachs in connection with various leveraged and asset-backed credit facilities;
  • Ares Management in connection with the unitranche financing of Parkingeye;
  • Ares Management in connection with the financing of IK Partners’ acquisition of Visolit;
  • An international multi-strategy asset manager in connection with facilities made available to the Steinhoff group;
  • Unilode Aviation Solutions, a portfolio company of Basalt Infrastructure Partners, on all aspects of its bank facilities;
  • BNP Paribas Asset Management, SCOR Investment Partners and BAE Systems Pension Fund on ib vogt’s multi-asset renewables holdco financing; and
  • AMP Capital on a number of infrastructure debt investments.

*Certain representations occurred prior to Bevis's association with Cadwalader.

Bevis Metcalfe 

Admissions

  • England & Wales

Education

  • Bristol Institute of Legal Practice
    LPC
  • Bristol Institute of Legal Practice
    Common Professional Examination
  • University of Edinburgh
    M.A.