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Kevin Gilroy is a counsel in King & Spalding’s Corporate, Finance and Investments practice, located in our London office.

Mr. Gilroy represents financial institutions, noteholders and bondholders in a broad range of finance matters, including structured finance, special situations, fund financing, private placements, and real estate finance, and regularly advises on complex cross-border transactions. 

Credentials

LL.M., University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK

LL.B. with Honours, University of Strathclyde, UK

Scotland

Matters

Advised a Spanish fintech lender on the structuring and issuance of notes secured by Spanish consumer loans.

Advised UK based insurer in connection with the securitisation of receivables originated from the sale of telecom minutes.

Advised a private credit fund in connection with a $200 million subscription line facility agreement.

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Advised a Spanish fintech lender on the structuring and issuance of notes secured by Spanish consumer loans.

Advised UK based insurer in connection with the securitisation of receivables originated from the sale of telecom minutes.

Advised a private credit fund in connection with a $200 million subscription line facility agreement.

Advised a UK based institutional investor in connection with various structured finance transactions, including ground rent securitisations and commercial loan securitisations.

Advised a global private markets firm in connection with a $300 million NAV-based facility agreement.

Advised a global private markets firm in connection with a $400 million secured umbrella NAV-based facility agreement.

Advised junior noteholders (UK based institutional investors) in relation to the purchase of notes issued in connection with a $600m note issuance by an SPV issuer secured on assets managed by a private credit fund manager.

Advised private placement investors in connection with various whole business securitisations; Peel Ports Group, Thames Water, Yorkshire Water, North West Electricity Networks, Elenia and Arqiva.

Advised bondholders of Breeze Finance with the restructuring of a securitisation transaction backed by revenues generated by wind farms.

Advised a US based investment manager in connection with a £100 million term loan facility and £50 million variable funding notes facility made available to a UK based litigation and dispute funding provider.

Advised private placement investors in connection with both agented and bi-lateral transactions; acting for a range of US and UK based institutional investors in connection with secured and unsecured issuances by various UK and European entities, including UK and foreign corporates, family offices, schools, universities and housing associations.

Advised a UK based institutional investor in connection with senior and mezzanine finance direct lending transactions.

Advised a US distressed debt fund in connection with various bespoke cross-border financing arrangements within broader complex corporate and tax structures, including listing of notes on TISE, advising on mortgage portfolio acquisitions, repurchase agreements and financing and acquisition of a Spanish insurance business.

Advised Luxembourg based funds in connection with the issue of listed variable funding notes.

Advised a UK based alternatives asset manager in connection with the establishment of an Irish designated activity company and various related financing arrangements.

Advised private placement noteholders in connection with defaults under facilities to UK corporates, liquidity financing arrangements and intercreditor arrangements.

Advised UK based real estate investment firm in connection with a secured term loan facility.

Advised the lenders in connection with the £850 million refinancing of a development site in London.

Advised ad hoc senior creditors in connection with the restructuring of Noble.

Advised administrators of Afren plc in connection with the administration of Afren plc.

Advised an ad hoc groups of senior creditors on the restructuring of the collapsed Icelandic bank Kaupthing.

Advised a family office in connection with a margin loan.

Matters

Advised a Spanish fintech lender on the structuring and issuance of notes secured by Spanish consumer loans.

Advised UK based insurer in connection with the securitisation of receivables originated from the sale of telecom minutes.

Advised a private credit fund in connection with a $200 million subscription line facility agreement.

See more
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Matters

Advised a Spanish fintech lender on the structuring and issuance of notes secured by Spanish consumer loans.

Advised UK based insurer in connection with the securitisation of receivables originated from the sale of telecom minutes.

Advised a private credit fund in connection with a $200 million subscription line facility agreement.

Advised a UK based institutional investor in connection with various structured finance transactions, including ground rent securitisations and commercial loan securitisations.

Advised a global private markets firm in connection with a $300 million NAV-based facility agreement.

Advised a global private markets firm in connection with a $400 million secured umbrella NAV-based facility agreement.

Advised junior noteholders (UK based institutional investors) in relation to the purchase of notes issued in connection with a $600m note issuance by an SPV issuer secured on assets managed by a private credit fund manager.

Advised private placement investors in connection with various whole business securitisations; Peel Ports Group, Thames Water, Yorkshire Water, North West Electricity Networks, Elenia and Arqiva.

Advised bondholders of Breeze Finance with the restructuring of a securitisation transaction backed by revenues generated by wind farms.

Advised a US based investment manager in connection with a £100 million term loan facility and £50 million variable funding notes facility made available to a UK based litigation and dispute funding provider.

Advised private placement investors in connection with both agented and bi-lateral transactions; acting for a range of US and UK based institutional investors in connection with secured and unsecured issuances by various UK and European entities, including UK and foreign corporates, family offices, schools, universities and housing associations.

Advised a UK based institutional investor in connection with senior and mezzanine finance direct lending transactions.

Advised a US distressed debt fund in connection with various bespoke cross-border financing arrangements within broader complex corporate and tax structures, including listing of notes on TISE, advising on mortgage portfolio acquisitions, repurchase agreements and financing and acquisition of a Spanish insurance business.

Advised Luxembourg based funds in connection with the issue of listed variable funding notes.

Advised a UK based alternatives asset manager in connection with the establishment of an Irish designated activity company and various related financing arrangements.

Advised private placement noteholders in connection with defaults under facilities to UK corporates, liquidity financing arrangements and intercreditor arrangements.

Advised UK based real estate investment firm in connection with a secured term loan facility.

Advised the lenders in connection with the £850 million refinancing of a development site in London.

Advised ad hoc senior creditors in connection with the restructuring of Noble.

Advised administrators of Afren plc in connection with the administration of Afren plc.

Advised an ad hoc groups of senior creditors on the restructuring of the collapsed Icelandic bank Kaupthing.

Advised a family office in connection with a margin loan.

Credentials

LL.M., University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK

LL.B. with Honours, University of Strathclyde, UK

Scotland