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ABL and Trade Finance

The trade finance sphere continually evolves to meet the needs of trading companies that face the challenges of emerging markets, and the regulatory and capital pressures faced by financial institutions. We have a breadth of trade finance expertise that means we can assist clients in meeting these challenges and achieving their trade finance objectives.


Notable deals and highlights

  • We advised an established trade financier on a US$10m secured prepayment facility and two marketing and offtake agreements for the sale of all the lead and zinc concentrates.
  • We advised a US investment bank in respect of ongoing transactional and documentary issues concerning letters of guarantee and letters of credit, in particular in relation to unavailability of currencies and transferability.
  • We provided advice in relation to a warehouse contract and collateral management agreement for consignments of steel rebar.
  • We advised a Californian bank in respect of working capital lines of credit, lending against the receivables, recurring revenue, accrued income or inventory and equipment of companies in the technology and life sciences sectors.
  • We acted for a specialised lender in relation to a £100m term and revolving credit facility to finance a portfolio of bridging and development loans structured through an Irish securitisation company.