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Will Rowling

T: +44 20 7809 2980 M:+44 758 4517210 Email Will | vCard Office: London

Will Rowling Managing associate

Contact details

Will Rowling

Will Rowling
Managing associate

T: +44 20 7809 2980 M: +44 758 4517210 Email Will | vCard Office: London

Will is a managing associate in the banking team. He has experience on a broad range of cross-border debt financing deals, with particular interest and expertise in real estate finance, corporate lending and acquisition finance transactions.
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Will advises clients on a range of debt finance transactions with a particular focus on cross-border real estate finance (involving acquisition, investment, development and bridging finance), corporate lending and acquisition finance.

He acts for a wide range of borrower and lender clients including developers, sponsors, investment and asset management corporates, funds, major financial institutions, high street banks and non-bank lenders. He provides commercial and sensible solutions to complex matters and is particularly skilled at completing complicated transactions with time-sensitive deadlines. In real estate finance transactions, Will has worked on deals with a broad range of real estate assets including mixed-use and residential buildings, logistics and distributions centres, offices, hotels, student accommodation and real estate portfolios.

  • Real estate finance
  • Leveraged and acquisition finance

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (OCBC)

Will advised OCBC on the £273 million financing to Oxford Properties Group, the global real estate investor, to finance the share acquisition of Lab VH Ltd, the owner of Victoria House, a Grade II listed building and the conversion of part of the asset into a life sciences building.

Will advised OCBC on the £174 million refinancing of the acquisition of the Alphabeta building, London by Sinar Mas Land, the largest and most diverse property developer in Indonesia.

Wells Fargo

Will advised Wells Fargo on the £190 million financing for EQT Exeter to finance the acquisition of a number of logistics assets across the UK and Ireland.

Will advised Wells Fargo on the £26 million development financing for Clearbell, the global real estate fund management and advisory business, to finance the development of a logistics and distribution centre in Maidstone, Kent.

ING

Will advised ING on the £163 million refinancing of a property portfolio across London with LBBW as co-lender.

Cross-border leveraged acquisition

Advised the sponsor on the cross-border financing of a $300 million acquisition of a European aluminium business.

Non-bank lender

Advised one of the UK's fastest growing non-bank lender on a number of corporate lending and acquisition finance transactions.

Corporate lending

Advised the Borrower on a £50 million revolving credit facility granted by NatWest for the development of its car financing business.

  • Real estate
  • Banks and banking

Property developer

Advised one of London's leading residential-led mixed-used developers on a £118 million financing provided by a Luxembourg-based fund for a residential development in St John's Wood, London.

International joint venture

Advised a joint venture (comprising a Hong-Kong based property investor and UK developer) on the financing of a £187 million construction of a mixed-used office building in Aldgate, London.

UK hotel group

Advised a luxury hotel group on a £185 million refinancing of its group facilities and acquisition of new hotels across the UK with a major international bank.

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited

Will advised OCBC on the £273 million financing to Oxford Properties Group, the global real estate investor, to finance the share acquisition of Lab VH Ltd, the owner of Victoria House, a Grade II listed building and the conversion of part of the asset into a life sciences building.

Will advised OCBC on the £174 million refinancing of the acquisition of the Alphabeta building, London by Sinar Mas Land, the largest and most diverse property developer in Indonesia.

Wells Fargo

Will advised Wells Fargo on the £190 million financing for EQT Exeter to finance the acquisition of a number of logistics assets across the UK and Ireland.

Will advised Wells Fargo on the £26 million development financing for Clearbell, the global real estate fund management and advisory business, to finance the development of a logistics asset in Kent.

ING

Will advised ING on the £163 million refinancing of a property portfolio across London with LBBW as co-lender.

NatWest 

Will advised NatWest on a £50 million financing of a portfolio of logistics assets with Oxenwood Real Estate, the global real estate investment company.

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