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Seye Olufunwa

Associate

solufunwa@crowell.com
Phone: +44.20.7413.1316
Tower 42
25 Old Broad Street
London EC2N 1HQ
United Kingdom

Seye Olufunwa is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Corporate and Financial Services practices in the firm’s London office. Seye is experienced in non-contentious banking and finance transactions, with a focus on domestic and cross-border asset-based lending.

Seye regularly advises bank, non-bank lenders, and borrowers, with a particular focus on asset-based lenders.

Representative Matters

  • Advising an asset-based lender (lead arranger) in a syndicated transaction, the first major FILO facility in the European asset-based markets providing up to £265 million in financing to British Steel.
  • Advising a U.S. asset-based lender (lead arranger) in relation to a $200 million syndicated credit facility to a global performance company.
  • Advising an asset-based lender in relation to providing facilities pursuant to four acquisitions creating the largest independent timber distribution company in the United Kingdom.
  • Advising an asset-based lender in relation to a cross-border transaction providing financing to a global toy, games, arts & crafts company.
  • Advising an asset-based lender with the finance of two sponsor led cross-border acquisition finance transactions in relation to a group of health care and pharmaceutical companies.
  • Advising a large U.K. courier company with the refinancing of its senior facilities.
  • Client secondment at a leading asset-based lender.

Education

  • University of Birmingham, LL.B. (2006)
  • College of Law, London, LPC (2007)
  • University of Birmingham, LL.M. (2008)

Affiliations

Admitted to practice: England and Wales

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"The Reintroduction of Crown Preference: What Does this Mean for Secured Lending?," Corporate Alert (August 4, 2020). Contacts: Andrew J. Knight, Seye Olufunwa
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme – Key Points," Corporate Alert (March 26, 2020). Contacts: Andrew J. Knight, Paul Muscutt, Robert Weekes, Cathryn Williams, Beth Bradley, Mark Forster, Seye Olufunwa
Client Alert / Newsletter
"U.K. Government Faces Urgent Pressure to Reform Insolvency Law," Corporate Alert (March 26, 2020). Contacts: Cathryn Williams, Paul Muscutt, Andrew J. Knight, Beth Bradley, Mark Forster, Seye Olufunwa
Client Alert / Newsletter
Legal 500 Recommends Crowell & Moring as a Top UK Law Firm in Asset Based Lending (Oct.09.2019)
Firm News / Announcement
A New Force In Asset-Based Lending Business Money (August, 2019)
Media Mentions

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