Banking & Finance

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Schjødt's integrated banking and finance team provides market leading expertise and combines the full range of banking and finance services across Norway, Sweden and Denmark, with specialist cross border experience through our office in London. We advise clients on a full range of financial products including acquisition finance, asset finance, derivatives and structured finance, bond offerings, projects and infrastructure finance, corporate and investment grade lending, trade, commodities and export finance, Islamic finance, leveraged finance and buy-outs, real estate financing, restructuring and insolvency.

We advise some of the largest and most prestigious banks and financial institutions, export credit agencies, alternative credit providers, corporates, investors and fund managers worldwide on the complete range of matters relating to debt financing, debt and equity-linked instruments, securities and regulatory matters.

From our offices in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and the UK, our sector expertise covers all of the leading industries in these countries including shipping, energy, financial services, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, seafood, agriculture and forestry, real estate, telecommunications, metals, papers, chemical goods etc.

Internationally, we offer cross-border expertise covering all the Scandinavian legal systems and English law, the benefits of cutting-edge sector expertise in maritime and energy and a unified "one firm" approach to even the most complex transactions these sectors can require.

Our finance lawyers are consistently named as leaders in their field by international publications, including Chambers and Legal 500.

Our services include:

  • Syndicated and structured asset-backed and project financing

  • Cross-border sale and leaseback financing

  • Off-balance sheet structured financing

  • Receivable-backed structured financing

  • Islamic financing

  • Export credit supported financing

  • Acquisition debt

  • Shareholder funding

  • Multisourced project financing

  • Equity bridge financing

  • Reserve-based lending

  • Production-based financing

  • Prepayment financing

  • Borrowing based financing

  • Warehouse/inventory financing

  • Nordic bond security arrangements

  • Corporate loans

  • Mezzanine debt

  • Refinancings

  • Hedging

  • Restructuring

  • Insolvency

  • Bond issuances