Tom Driscoll Managing associate

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Tom Driscoll

Tom Driscoll
Managing associate

T: +44 20 7809 2617 M: +44 7701 399 744 Email Tom | vCard Office: London

Tom is a managing associate in the firm's banking and finance team. He has a variety of experience acting for both lender and borrower clients on a range of debt financings in a number of different sectors.
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Tom's real estate finance experience includes advising lenders and borrowers on both investment and development real estate financings, and he has worked on financings at all stages of the development process, from pre-planning to post-practical completion.

His borrower-side experience includes advising hotel businesses on financing the acquisition and development of sites, both in London and various other locations in the UK. He has also advised property investors on the acquisition of large multi-use sites throughout the UK.

Tom's experience also includes advising on various acquisition finance transactions, including advising Northern & Shell in connection with the finance aspects of the sale of the Express Newspapers group to Trinity Mirror.

He has also advised various entities on bond loan note issues, including advising a UK-based investment manager on the refinancing of its student housing portfolio and acquisition of two new properties by way of a £35 million 'tap' bond issue.

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Advising Ashtrom Properties in connection with its £82 million acquisition of Number 8, First Street in Manchester.

Advising a property development and investment company with a £45 million refinancing of mixed-use assets on Great Portland Street in Central London.

Advising Barings on a €70,000,000 development finance loan facility to fund a development in Amsterdam.

Advising Barings on a £62,000,000 investment finance transaction in connection with the acquisition of a portfolio of social housing by a Canadian asset management firm.

Advising a UK-based investment manager on the refinancing of its student housing portfolio and the acquisition of two new properties by way of a £35 million 'tap' bond issue.

Advising a UK joint venture on the debt finance aspects of an acquisition of two new subsidiaries and the subsequent implementation of a group reorganisation.

Advising a lender in relation to a £6 million refinancing of its existing debt facilities made available to an SME based in Cambridge offering solutions and services to broadband users.

Advising the Northern & Shell group on the finance aspects of its sale of the Express Newspapers group to Trinity Mirror.

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Advising Ashtrom Properties in connection with its £82 million acquisition of Number 8, First Street in Manchester in September 2021.

Advising Ashtrom Properties in connection with its £68 million acquisition of the Exchange Flags building in Liverpool, in August 2019.

Advising a boutique hotel brand in connection with the financing aspects of an acquisition of a hotel in Soho, Central London in January 2021.

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