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News Mar 14, 2016

Shearman & Sterling Advises Arrangers on Financing for Acquisition of Kurt Geiger

Shearman & Sterling advised ING Bank, Lloyds Bank and Santander UK as mandated lead arrangers in connection with their provision of an all senior facility to Cinven in connection with its acquisition of the UK-based shoe retailer Kurt Geiger from Sycamore Partners.

Established in 1963, the Kurt Geiger group operates over 80 stores globally and 240 concessions including Harrods, Selfridges and House of Fraser.

The Shearman & Sterling team was led by partner Peter Hayes and included associates Shane Burke and Anna Shelton and trainee solicitors Sharzad Shini and Elias Yari (all London - Finance) and associate Lois Howarth (London – Tax).