EdwinBorrini (Ed)

Partner

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Ed Borrini has 20 years of experience representing lenders and borrowers in all aspects of banking transactions, with a particular emphasis on real estate finance and emerging markets deals (whether energy, commodity, or otherwise).

Ed has extensive experience in real estate finance across a number of asset classes for both investment and development transactions, with recent deals in the hotel, care home, office, retail, and residential sectors. He also acts for clients on the financing of NPL portfolio acquisitions, including the financing arrangements for the recent acquisition of a €1.3 billion portfolio in Greece. Ed's experience in emerging markets extends to all types of energy and commodity-related transactions, including PXF, prepayment, and reserve-based lending, and he has wide experience in Africa, CIS states, and Latin America.

Ed regularly presents on banking and finance matters and is recognized as a leading individual in legal directories.

Experience

  • Concesionaria Vial Union del Sur, Patrimonio Autonomo Union del Sur, Sacyr Concesiones S.L., and Herdoiza Crespo Construcciones obtain $575 million term financingJones Day represented Concesionaria Vial Union del Sur, as concessionaire, Patrimonio Autonomo Union del Sur, as borrower, and Sacyr Concesiones S.L. and Herdoiza Crespo Construcciones S.A., as sponsors, in connection with a $575 million long term financing to, among other things, repay a bridge loan facility and fund design, construction, operation and maintenance costs for a toll road in Colombia between the cities of Pasto and Ipiales, near the Rumichaca border crossing to Ecuador.
  • Cineworld Group completes asset monetization strategies in United States through cinema sale-leaseback transactionsJones Day advised UK headquartered, Cineworld Group PLC in connection with an asset monetization strategy in the United States involving a combined cash consideration of $556.3 million cinema sale-leaseback transactions to convert a substantial portion of Cineworld’s U.S. real estate holdings into cash to leverage its equity and optimize efficiency.
  • Meyer Bergman refinances development costs in relation to new development in Borough, south LondonJones Day advised Meyer Bergman, Ltd. in connection with a £129.2 million (US$167.2 million) senior term loan facility to refinance certain existing debt and to finance development costs in relation to a new development in Borough, south London and a £29.3 million (US$38 million) mezzanine term loan facility to refinance certain existing debt and fund certain development related costs.
  • ICBC Standard Bank completes $106 million facility agreement with La Mancha HoldingJones Day represented ICBC Standard Bank Plc in connection with its $106 million facility agreement provided to La Mancha Holding S.a r.l., a privately held international gold investment company.
  • HighBrook Income Property Fund acquires GroothandelsgebouwenJones Day advised HighBrook Income Property Fund, LP in its acquisition of Groothandelsgebouwen NV, (GHG), the largest multi-tenanted property in the Netherlands.
  • Total, NOVA, Borealis form venture for U.S. Gulf Coast projectsJones Day advised Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, and affiliates of Austria’s Borealis AG and Canada’s NOVA Chemicals (both affiliates of the UAE’s Mubadala Investment Company) in the formation of a joint venture to build a $1.7 billion, 1 million ton per year ethane cracker in Port Arthur, Texas, acquisition of Total’s existing 400,000 ton per year two-line polyethylene plant in Bayport, Texas, and building of a new 625,000 ton per year Borstar PE plant at the Bayport site.
  • KBC Bank, Belfius Bank, and ING Belgium amend and restate credit facility for ContraloadJones Day represented a syndicate of banks consisting of KBC Bank NV, Belfius Bank NV/SA, and ING Belgium NV/SA in connection with an amendment and restatement of a credit facility provided to Contraload, a leading logistics pooling company located in Belgium, to finance the acquisition of Packaging Logistics Services, a UK-based provider of high-quality pooling solutions for reusable plastic load carriers.
  • Henderson Park Real Estate Fund I acquires London and Birmingham Hilton Metropole hotelsJones Day represented Henderson Park Real Estate Fund I in connection with its acquisition of the London and Birmingham Hilton Metropole hotels.
  • Deutsche Bank provides export credit agreement to African GovernmentJones Day represented Deutsche Bank, S.A.E. in connection with an export credit agreement and further amendment provided to an African Government.
  • Artemis Securitisation to acquire portfolio of non-performing loans from Attica BankJones Day is representing Artemis Securitisation S.A., an entity established by Achilles Trust, in connection with its acquisition of a portfolio of non-performing loans from Attica Bank S.A., with an outstanding balance of approximately €1.3 billion (US$1.5 billion), together with the securitization of the portfolio and issuance of a junior and senior note to Attica Bank S.A. Management of the non-performing loan portfolio has been assigned to Thea Artemis.
  • Bank of East Asia provides financing for acquisition of property on Gray's Inn RoadJones Day advised Bank of East Asia, Limited in connection with a secured long term facility for financing the acquisition of a property on Gray's Inn Road.
  • Aurelius Group acquires The Hospital GroupJones Day represented the The Aurelius Group, a Frankfurt-based private equity firm, in connection with its acquisition of The Hospital Group, a provider of surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures based in Birmingham, UK.
  • DV4 forms joint venture with APG Asset Management and Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Co. to create £1.4 billion (US$2 billion) home rental business in London with 4,000 homesJones Day represented DV4 Limited, which is advised by Delancey Real Estate Asset Management Limited, in connection with the formation of a £1.4 billion (US$2 billion) joint venture with APG Asset Management NV and Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Co., to create a home rental business in London, with properties in the former Olympic athletes' village and the Elephant & Castle district.
  • Bank of East Asia provides £121.5 million facility for development of residential and commercial property in central LondonJones Day advised Bank of East Asia, Limited in connection with its £121.5 million (US$172.5 million) facility for the development of a residential and commercial property in central London.
  • Meyer Bergman obtains secured term loan for acquisition of properties in ItalyJones Day assisted Meyer Bergman, Ltd. in connection with the secured term loan for the acquisition of properties in Milan, Italy.
  • Bank of East Asia provides secured term loan facility for financing acquisition and development of hotel in central LondonJones Day advised Bank of East Asia, Limited in connection with its secured term loan facility for refinancing the acquisition and financing the development of a hotel in central London.
  • Bank of East Asia refinances existing facility for development of premium residential property in central LondonJones Day advised Bank of East Asia, Limited in connection with the refinancing of an existing facility agreement for the development of a premium residential property in central London.
  • Meyer Bergman fund completes acquisition and related financing of Mount Street Unit Trust in LondonJones Day advised Meyer Bergman European Retail Partners II, Meyer Bergman's second fund, in the circa £81 million (US$126.7 million) acquisition and financing of the 103 Mount Street Unit Trust, owner of 103 Mount Street, a trophy asset in the heart of Mayfair, London.
  • Meyer Bergman fund acquires and finances Bond Street House in LondonJones Day advised Meyer Bergman European Retail Partners II, Meyer Bergman's second fund, in the circa £110 million (US$184.4 million) acquisition and financing of Bond Street House, a 54,900-square-foot trophy asset at the junction of Old and New Bond Streets in London's premier luxury shopping district.
  • DV4 Limited obtains £100 million facility for development of Tribeca SquareJones Day represented DV4 Limited, which is advised by Delancey Real Estate Asset Management Limited, in a £100 million (US$164 million) facility provided by Deutsche Bank and Deutsche Pfandbriefbank.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • October 10, 2013
      How to Reduce Your Investment Risk with BITs?
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