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Matthew Macfarlane

Matthew Macfarlane

Managing Associate


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Matthew advises a variety of financial institutions and companies on a wide range of banking, derivatives, corporate, finance and restructuring transactions, predominantly of a multi-jurisdictional nature.

Background and experience

A Scottish qualified solicitor, Matthew is a prize-winning graduate from the University of Edinburgh with a particular focus on banking and finance transactions. With a background in commercial litigation and general corporate work, Matthew assists on a wide variety of banking and finance transactions, predominantly of a multi-jurisdictional nature, including leveraged, acquisition, real estate, asset financing and listings.

Matthew is part of Ogier's multi-disciplinary Private Equity team. He specialises in banking and finance, with experience in corporate advisory work. His achievements include working as part of a cross-border Ogier team advising Boston-based private equity firm ABRY Partners on a significant growth investment in Options Technology, a leading global provider of technology services to customers in the financial services sector. He advised Aroundtown SA and CPI Property Group on their cash offer to acquire Globalworth, the largest office investor and landlord of choice in CEE. Additionally, he also helped advise a syndicate of lenders in connection with a USD$600million revolving loan facility to a government-owned finance institution and acted for a large United States bank in connection with a USD$2.1billion capital call revolving credit made available to a high profile, well-known private investment firm.

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