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Alexander Mehdevy, Partner

Alexander Mehdevy


Practice areas

  • Financial institutions
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Practice notes

Alex is a Partner in the Eversheds Finance Group. He specialises in commercial and consumer loan portfolio transactions, corporate insolvency and non-contentious debt and security restructuring.

Alex has extensive experience dealing with secured, unsecured, commercial and consumer loan portfolio sales and acquisitions both good book and distressed acting for a wide range of banks and funds in this sector. In addition, he has particular expertise in all forms of UK corporate insolvency regimes and distressed equity and finance restructuring. He has undertaken a number of secondments into commercial teams at banks and regularly speaks at training sessions on the topics of loan sales and debt restructuring for banks and financial institutions.

His recent experience includes:

  • acting for life insurance companies in multiple forward-flow funding arrangements for equity release mortgage portfolios in excess of £100m;
  • acting on behalf of private equity fund clients that specialise in consumer loan portfolio investment in both the sale and acquisition of debt portfolios;
  • acting in the multiple phase restructure of a food business carrying £68m of leveraged debt including an equity reorganisation;
  • acting for a real estate fund in the acquisition of a number of large distressed real estate loans and associated security from a bank including subsequent restructuring and enforcement;
  • acting for a challenger bank in the acquisition of a book of commercial mortgages - leading the transaction and managing the due diligence process; and
  • advising banks in their capacity as secured lender in numerous restructuring and enforcement scenarios relating to mid-market distressed corporates borrowers.