Nathan Parker is a partner in the Finance Group in Cadwalader's London office. He has worked in the City for over a decade advising on a wide range of financing transactions. Nathan’s practice focuses on acting for financial institutions and private market managers across a full range of fund finance products, including subscription facilities, NAV and hybrid products and GP and co-invest facilities. His background and understanding of the market is extensive, having previously advised exclusively on financings outside of fund finance for private sponsors in their leveraged buyout and high yield offerings, as well as direct lenders in the special situations space.
Nathan is recognised in Legal 500 UK in the Investment Fund Formation and Management: Fund Finance category. Clients note that Nathan “has worked on multiple deals with us. Always keen to find a pragmatic solution to issues, and very good to have on more complex deals given his ability and obvious very high level of experience."
Prior to joining Cadwalader, Nathan worked in the acquisition finance and fund finance practices in Debevoise & Plimpton's London office.
Nathan received his B.A. and LL.B. with honours from Monash University, Australia. He is admitted to practice in England and Wales.
Recent transactions include:
- Acted as adviser to cornerstone new money provider and co-ordinating counsel for new money investors on the initial private placement of US$880,000,000 senior secured notes by Seadrill Limited and the rescheduling of in excess of US$7 billion of senior secured facilities;
- Acted for a leading fund as lender in respect of a US$200 million holdco PIK facility to a private health and emergency services provider;
- Acted for a group of key new money lenders in respect of the structuring and implementation of the approximately €1 billion new money loans secured over a Mexican power plant and certain NASDAQ listed shares;
- Acted for the borrower in a £162.5 million real estate financing of a UK based hotel portfolio owned by Oaktree;
- Acting for lenders in connection with an aggregate of £30 million senior facilities in relation to the provision of financing to one of the UK’s largest providers of litigation funding;
- Acted for a private equity fund as lender to a multi-national retail chain in respect of the structured financing of its IP related assets;
- Acted for certain lenders in connection with the US$18.5 million holdco PIK facility implemented as part of the merger between Bridon and Bekaert;
- Acted for a leading fund in respect of its certain funds second lien financing to be provided as part of bid to purchase a German manufacturing business; and
- Acting for a leading fund in connection with a €30 million senior revolving facility in relation to the refinancing of a leading manufacturer in Germany of small arms products.