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Ed Marlow has over thirty years of experience advising on a broad spectrum of banking and finance matters. He represents corporate trustees, security trustees, banks and major corporations, both in the UK and internationally.

He is actively involved in Bryan Cave's corporate trustee practice and regularly works with the firm's corporate trust lawyers in New York and across Europe to provide seamless advice to corporate trustees. He also acts on restructurings and in relation to distressed debt.

Mr. Marlow’s experience includes secured and unsecured syndicated lending and debt capital markets, both rated and unrated issues, trade finance, and also highly structured innovative financings. He has advised major corporations on energy-related project financings in the UK and Asia and has acted on limited recourse financings in a variety of sectors. Many of the transactions on which Ed has worked have involved the taking of cross-border security. He regularly acts on transactions involving multiple jurisdictions and competing creditors.

Mr. Marlow is recognised in The Legal 500 UK 2015 for his work in bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans. Mr. Marlow and Marty Rolle are described by clients as “versatile finance lawyers.”

Prior to joining Bryan Cave Ed was a senior banking lawyer at a major London law firm where he also spent two years as head of the banking practice for the firm in Hong Kong.

Representative Experience

Examples of Mr. Marlow’s experience includes:

  • Acting for the corporate trustee in a high profile multijurisdictional insolvency.
  • Advising the corporate trustee in relation to a number of distressed securitisations.
  • Advising in relation to credit default and total return swaps and other derivatives.
  • Acting for the lender on the refinancing on a limited recourse basis of an iron ore project in Brazil.
  • Acting for the borrower on the project financing of a cement plant in Kazakhstan.
  • Acting for the borrower on a significant acquisition financing of a shareholding in an Austrian listed company.
  • Acting for the issuer on a number of different note programmes, including highly structured notes.