Kirkland & Ellis has advised Gordon Brothers on an Asset Based Lending (ABL) facility in the amount of €100 million to a leading German hypermarket store chain. B. Riley Financial is participating in the loan as a minority partner.
The advice provided by a team of Kirkland lawyers from Munich and London included the comprehensive structuring of the transaction from a financial, contract and insolvency law perspective as well as its documentation and implementation.
Gordon Brothers is a global consultancy and investment company which provides customised liquidity solutions in the retail, commercial and industrial, and finance sectors.
The Kirkland team was led by Munich-based restructuring partner Sacha Lürken, debt finance partner Dr Alexander M.H. Längsfeld and restructuring partner Dr Bernd Meyer-Löwy; and also included London-based debt finance partners Evgeny Zborovsky and Karen Ford and associates Oliver Trotman and Adebayo Lanlokun.