Ben Davis is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of The Private Credit Group and The Finance Group. Proskauer’s Private Credit Group is ranked Tier 1 by Chambers UK and the team is described as “exceptionally diligent and commercial” and having a “dedicated focus on private credit”.
Ben’s practice focuses on advising on acquisition and leveraged finance facilities and debt restructurings in the middle market and upper market. He represents a variety of clients including private credit funds, alternative lenders and private equity sponsors on unitranche loans, second-lien financings, first out / last out structures, holdco PIK and other subordinated facilities, preferred equity investments, special situations, litigation funding and distressed situations among other innovative, first-in-kind transactions involving private sources of capital. He also has a particular specialism advising on Italian fincancings provided by private credit funds.
Ben is recognised as a "leading individual" for acquisition finance by Legal 500 UK, where he has been noted as having "a deep knowledge of the market" and a “prolific” practice, as well as being "excellent", "very commercial" and "one of the best lawyers".
Chambers UK highlighted that Ben "gets the deal done and is very knowledgeable and experienced" and has an "ability to work [on] complex deals." He has also been recognized as a highly regarded banking and financial restructuring lawyer by IFLR 1000.