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Bertie Chilton

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Bertie Chilton Senior associate

Contact details

Bertie Chilton

Bertie Chilton
Senior associate

T: +44 20 7809 2094 Email Bertie | Vcard Office: London

Bertie is a senior associate in the finance department.
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Bertie has advised on a wide range of international finance transactions and projects including in developing markets (notably in Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and other CIS and Eastern European states) acting for both lenders and sponsors on project, pre-export and asset financings in the energy, mining and metals and infrastructure sectors, as well as on more general financings and restructurings.
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$30 million secured financing for the development of housing projects and a hotel in Georgia.

Real estate developer

US$205 million loan from a syndicate of lenders led by UniCredit in respect of a real estate investment in Moscow.

Russian bank

US$440 million financing of the acquisition of a high end office building in Moscow.


ECA-backed loan to Russian bank, VEB.


€40 million (plus €10 million uncommitted) secured financing to OMA LLC, a leader in the DIY retail and wholesale market in Belarus.

Deutsche Bank

€75 million loan to the Republic of Macedonia.

€60 million loan to Montenegro.

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KFW and Kuwaiti banks

Advising lenders in respect of proposed financing of the Umm Al Hayman Wastewater Project and the Kabd Municipal Solid Waste Project, each in Kuwait.


Various loans to fund the modernisation of the Garadagh Cement Plant in Azerbaijan.


$110 million (plus $10 million uncommitted) secured financing to Nibulon Agricultural LLC, a major Ukrainian agricultural business, in order to upgrade one their port transshipment terminals.

EBRD, Finnfund and NEFCO

Restructuring of debt and equity investments in Clean Globe – a Finnish provider of oil field clean up services.


Restructuring of its US$200 million project financing of the Šoštanj Thermal Power Plant in Slovenia.

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Liberty Media Corporation

Finance elements (due diligence, acquisition structuring and interim financing) on the acquisition of Formula One from a consortium of sellers led by CVC Capital Partners.


US$120 million loan to Sistema (Russian Telecoms).


US$150 million ECA-backed loan to Telecom Italia.

Liberty Media Corporation and Formula One

Amendments to their existing leveraged borrowing facilities in order to reflect the Formula One group structure after its acquisition by Liberty Media Corporation.


US$1 billion prepayment facility to fund a joint venture between Gazprombank and PDVSA to further develop the Bachaquero Tierra and Lagunillas Tierra oil and gas fields located in the State of Zulia in the western region Venezuela.

US$489 million project financing of the construction by SOCAR Polymer of petrochemical facilities in Sumqayit, Azerbaijan.


US$200 million project financing of Lukoil's continued participation in and the further development of stage 1 of the Shah Deniz gas field off the coast of Azerbaijan.

In connection with its equity investment in the US$13 billion Rusvinyl petrochemical plant in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

Deutsche Bank/ Natixis/ ING

Multiple syndicated loans to SOCAR.

Scandinavian shipping company 

Project financing of a floating LNG storage and regasification unit to be operated in South-East Asia.

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