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Oakley Capital Finances Acquisition of Seagull and Videotel with Unitranche Loan from EQT

July 16, 2019

London – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that it has advised Oakley Capital, a leading Western Europe-focused private equity firm, on the financing of its acquisition of maritime e-learning businesses Seagull and Videotel.  EQT Credit was the sole lender, through its direct lending investment strategy, of a $130 million drawn committed senior facility to support the acquisition.

The Paul Hastings financing team was led by London finance partner Richard Kitchen with support from associates Alon Blitz and Ludovico Giannotti.

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