Angus Hortop is an associate in the Finance Department of the London office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Hortop advises clients on real estate finance, structured finance, and general corporate lending, acting for both sponsors and financial institutions. Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Hortop worked at a leading UK national firm and specialised in real estate finance and leveraged lending advising banks, private equity funds, and debt funds.

Mr. Hortop has broad ranging finance experience including advising:

  • Commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) financing for an international warehousing and logistics company in respect of its operating business comprising cold storage facilities located across the UK
  • Lineage Logistics’ financing of Lineage Logistics European operations, specifically based in the Netherlands and Denmark
  • Bellis Finco / TDR Capital’s £2.75 billion financing for its acquisition of a controlling stake in ASDA Group from Walmart
  • The Carlyle Group’s acquisition financing to support the acquisition of the Dainese motorcycle brand
  • Brookfield Asset Management's £714 million acquisition of Arlington Business Parks Partnership from TPG Real Estate
  • EG Group on:
    • The €1.26 billion-equivalent bond financing of its acquisition of Cumberland Farms, one of the largest independent retailers of convenience merchandise and fuel products in the New England states, New York, and Florida
    • The £137 million committed bank financing in connection with its acquisition of The Herbert Group, the largest KFC franchise in the UK & Ireland
    • Committed first and second lien term loans relating to the acquisition of the OMV petrol station business in Germany and the retirement of existing second lien debt
  • A syndicate of banks and bondholders on the restructuring of a KKR-backed vending machine supplier
  • A private equity backed survival equipment manufacturer on the restructuring of its syndicated term loans
  • The mandated lead arrangers in connection with the €4 billion recourse and non-recourse financing in connection with the acquisition of Amer Sports, a sporting goods company, by a consortium of investors led by Anta Sports and FountainVest Partners
  • The mandated lead arrangers in respect of a €200 million incremental financing raised by BC Partners-backed CeramTec

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)

Education

  • LPC, University of Law, 2013
  • LLB, King's College London, 2012
    Law

Languages Spoken

  • English

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