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UK Business & Legal news – DLA PIPER ADVISE BANK SYNDICATE ON SENIOR FUNDING FOR TELECITY GROUP

London ― 12 February 2010 – LawFuel.com – DLA Piper has advised a bank syndicate comprising Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds TSB and RBS on their provision of a five year £200 million senior debt funding facility to TelecityGroup plc, which replaces and expands existing funding arrangements. TelecityGroup is Europe’s leading provider of premium network independent data centres and will use the new funding to support its future growth and investments.

The cross border DLA Piper finance team advising on the deal was led by London-based Finance and Projects partner, Peter Crichton, who was assisted by Meghna Tiku and Julia Garrett. Lawyers from DLA Piper’s finance teams in France, Netherlands and Germany assisted on this deal, alongside DLA Piper’s alliance firm in Sweden and Mason Hayes and Curran in Ireland.

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