Advising Blackstone on its acquisition of a majority interest in Luminor Bank.
Advising a large UK bank on over ten loan portfolio sales across a broad spectrum of asset classes, including commercial real estate, residential, social housing and Corporate, in Europe and the USA.
Advising Banco de Portugal on the bank restructuring and resolution of Banco Espirito Santo and on the sale of Novo Banco.
Advising HSBC on the ring-fencing of its UK retail banking operations pursuant to the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013.
Hugh has experience working on complex cross-border M&A transactions for large corporates, private equity houses and financial institutions as well as strategic projects for banks. He has previously been on secondment to the Corporate and M&A legal team of a leading international bank where he worked on a number of non-core business divestments and reorganisations.