Jonathan Groves
Associate | London
Jonathan Groves

Jonathan Groves focuses his practice on banking and finance with an emphasis on multi-jurisdictional acquisition and leveraged finance transactions. Mr. Groves has broad experience acting for financial institutions and direct lending funds, sponsors and corporate borrowers across a wide range of financings for private equity backed buyouts, mergers and acquisitions and refinancings.

Mr. Groves joined Dechert as a trainee and qualified in 2016. His experience also includes completing a client secondment at one of the largest private credit fund managers, where he worked directly with the Direct Lending team.

  • Ares Funds on the provision of financing to support Equistone's acquisition of the Nexus Vehicle Leasing Group.
  • Ares Management Limited on its provision of debt financing to assist in the acquisition of the Inchcape Shipping Services Group by Epiris Private Equity.
  • ArchiMed on the acquisition of Direct Healthcare Group from NorthEdge Capital.
  • Ares Management Limited and HSBC Bank plc on a £78 million first out/last out senior financing package to support the refinancing of the Dental Care Group.
  • Ares Management Limited and National Westminster Bank plc on the provision of a financing package for the MBO of AgriBriefing (a Horizon Capital Investment).
  • Mid Europa Partners on the refinancing/recapitalization of Moji Brendovi (the brand name for the Serbian operations of Danube Foods Group).
  • Mid Europa Partners on the acquisition and financing of Profi Rom Food S.R.L in Romania from Enterprise Investors.
  • Mid Europa Partners, on a refinancing/recapitalization of Regina Maria, a leading healthcare services operator in Romania.
  • Alcentra Limited on its provision of financing to the Investis Group to support its further growth (an ECI investment).
  • CORDET Capital and Ture Invest AB on their provision of financing to the UC Group to refinance its existing facilities and support its growth.