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Don Brown

T: +44 20 7809 2042 Email Don | Vcard Office: London

Don Brown Partner

Contact details

Don Brown

Don Brown
Partner

T: +44 20 7809 2042 Email Don | Vcard Office: London

Don has broad experience of secured lending and particular expertise in receivables finance, asset-based lending (ABL), asset finance, supply chain finance and speciality finance. He acts for both lenders and borrowers on a wide variety of bilateral and syndicated financings, refinancings and restructurings.
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Don acts for banks, debt funds, specialist lenders, private equity houses and corporate borrowers in relation to a broad range of financing transactions. He advises on bilateral and syndicated asset-based lending (ABL) (both domestic and cross-border), speciality finance transactions (including borrowing base facilities, forward flow arrangements and warehousing /SPV structures across a wide variety of asset classes), supply chain finance, asset finance and leasing transactions.

Don recently advised the Secretary of State for the Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy on a short-term bridge loan for British Steel Limited and also acted for Liberty House in relation to the financing aspects of its acquisition of European steel assets from Arcelor Mittal.

In the past year, Don has also:advised Asto Digital (a fintech subsidiary of Santander) on the development of its new single invoice finance product; acted for the specialist lender Duologi in relation to a speciality financing facility provided to it by Paragon Bank; advised Aurelius Finance Company in relation to its provision of an ABL working capital facility to Safestyle UK Plc;acted for a specialist buy-to-let mortgage lender in relation to a proposed ongoing sale of mortgages to a UK asset manager under a forward flow agreement; and advised a specialist lender on its provision of a large ABL facility to a property development company.

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Acted for Aurelius Finance Company in relation to its provision of an ABL working capital facility to Safestyle UK Plc.

Advised a specialist lender on its provision of a large ABL facility to a property development company.

Acted for a specialist buy-to-let mortgage lender in relation to a proposed ongoing sale of mortgages to a UK asset manager under a forward flow agreement.

Don acts for banks, debt funds, specialist lenders, private equity houses and corporate borrowers in relation to a broad range of financing transactions.  He has particular expertise in receivables finance, speciality finance, asset-based lending (ABL), asset finance and supply chain finance. 

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Acted for Aurelius Finance Company in relation to its provision of an ABL working capital facility to Safestyle UK Plc.

Advised a specialist lender on its provision of a large ABL facility to a property development company.

Acted for a specialist buy-to-let mortgage lender in relation to a proposed ongoing sale of mortgages to a UK asset manager under a forward flow agreement.

Don acts for banks, debt funds, specialist lenders, private equity houses and corporate borrowers in relation to a broad range of financing transactions.  He has particular expertise in receivables finance, speciality finance, asset-based lending (ABL), asset finance and supply chain finance.

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Acted for Aurelius Finance Company in relation to its provision of an ABL working capital facility to Safestyle UK Plc.

Advised a specialist lender on its provision of a large ABL facility to a property development company.

Acted for a specialist buy-to-let mortgage lender in relation to a proposed ongoing sale of mortgages to a UK asset manager under a forward flow agreement.

Don acts for banks, debt funds, specialist lenders, private equity houses and corporate borrowers in relation to a broad range of financing transactions.  He has particular expertise in receivables finance, speciality finance, asset-based lending (ABL), asset finance and supply chain finance.

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20 Nov 2019

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Stephenson Harwood recruits Don Brown as partner

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has strengthened its finance capabilities with the appointment of Don Brown as partner in its London office.

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