Ben Wright acts for private equity sponsors, their portfolio companies, and corporate borrowers on financings for complex cross-border transactions.

Mr. Wright draws on a comprehensive understanding of market terms, deep technical expertise, and extensive transactional experience to help clients navigate leveraged and investment-grade financings, with a focus on private equity transactions, including:

  • Private and public acquisition financings
  • Syndicated term loan financings
  • Private credit financings
  • Bridge-to-bond and super senior revolving credit facility financings in high yield bond transactions
  • Holdco financings
  • Post-IPO and public company financings

A recognized firm leader, Mr. Wright spearheaded the London private equity finance team’s LIBOR transition efforts. He has also served on the Associates Committee and as a LGBTQ+ Lawyers Group leader in London.

Mr. Wright’s experience includes advising on financing arrangements for:

  • Partners Group, including in relation to its investments in:
    • Pharmathen, a leading European pharmaceutical company
    • Rosen Group, a global provider of mission-critical inspection services for energy infrastructure assets
  • Astorg Partners, including in relation to its investments in:
    • CordenPharma, a contract development and manufacturing company (CDMO)
    • IPCOM, a pan-European distributor of technical and building insulation products
    • LGC (as part of a consortium with Cinven), a global leader in the life sciences tools sector
  • CVC, including in relation to its investments in:
    • Breitling, an independent Swiss watchmaker
    • Business Integration Partners, a European consulting company
  • Soho House & Co Inc., a global membership platform of physical and digital spaces
  • Nordic Capital, including in relation to its investments in:
    • Alloheim, a German care home operator
    • Intrum, a credit management services provider
    • Nordax Group, a niche bank in Northern Europe, including on Nordax Group’s acquisition of Bank Norwegian
    • Sunrise Medical, a leader in premium mobility products
  • Onex, including in relation to its investments in:
    • Acacium Group, a specialized staffing, workforce management solutions, and health and social services business
    • SIG Combibloc Group, a provider of aseptic carton packaging solutions for beverages and liquid food
    • TES Global, an international provider of comprehensive software solutions for the education sector
  • PAI Partners, including on the public-to-private acquisition of Koninklijke Wessanen (now Ecotone), a healthy and sustainable food company
  • Permira, including in relation to its investments in:
    • Adevinta (as part of a consortium with Blackstone and others), the world’s largest online classified advertising business
    • Gruppo Florence, a leading Italian manufacturer of textiles for the international luxury sector
    • BestSecret, an omnichannel retail premium fashion community for private members in the DACH region
    • CABB International, a German chemicals business
    • Exclusive Networks, a global provider of cybersecurity and cloud solutions
    • GFKL Financial Services, a receivables management services provider in Germany, and Lowell Group, a credit management services provider in the UK
    • Kedrion and Bio Products Laboratory, two providers of medicinal products derived from human blood plasma
    • Neuraxpharm, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on treating central nervous system disorders
    • Quotient Sciences, a drug development and manufacturing accelerator

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


  • LPC, College of Law, London, 2011
  • LLB Law, King's College London, 2009