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Mark Forster

Associate

mforster@crowell.com
Phone: +44.20.7413.1309
Tower 42
25 Old Broad Street
London EC2N 1HQ
United Kingdom

Mark Forster is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Corporate and Financial Services practices in the firm’s London office. He works across a variety of finance matters, including asset-based lending and syndications.

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

Representative Matters

  • Advising a group of lenders with respect to the financing of the acquisition of British Steel by Greybull and its subsequent refinancing to include a FILO facility.
  • Advising a borrower client working in the advertising sector on the acquisition of a group of companies as part of a £46,000,000 financing.
  • Acting for an asset-based lender providing facilities to an independent timber company to facilitate four acquisitions over a one-year period allowing it to become the largest timber distribution company in the U.K.
  • Acting for a European reconstruction and development bank on a variety of development projects, including solar and wind farms in Africa.
  • Acting for a clearing bank in relation to a £30,000,000 secured facilities agreement to a growing U.K. cinema company.
  • Advising a global video game services provider on its refinancing to a €100,000,000 secured facilities agreement and subsequent group reorganization.

Education

  • Northumbria University, B.A. English (2011)
  • BPP Law School, London, Diploma in Law (2012)
  • BPP Law School, London, LPC (2014)

Affiliations

Admitted to practice: England and Wales

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"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)
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