Banking & Financial Services

We help you manage Financial Services change and stay focused on the bigger picture

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The financial services sector is dynamic and challenging to navigate alone. Governments and regulators are demanding greater transparency, expanding investor protection frameworks and imposing more stringent requirements.

PwC can help you respond innovatively to this rapidly evolving world. As part of a multi-disciplinary team, our legal professionals support your full spectrum of financial services activities - from meeting compliance obligations and structuring new banking products to documenting detailed finance arrangements and providing full-scale transactional support.  Our deep industry insight, technical expertise and technology solutions can become your platform for success in this highly competitive market.

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Financial Services Regulation

Our integrated legal services cover the full financial services arena: regulatory reviews, financial product structuring, authorisations, licensing, regulatory governance, product distribution and marketing, IBOR transition, FinTech, RegTech, anti-money laundering, enforcement, investigations and more.

PwC can help you identify, interpret and plan for new developments. With our practical recommendations, tech-enabled services and sound legal advice, you can manage impacts and convert opportunities across your FS operations.

Wealth Management

We provide expert advice on fund formation and fundraising activities for all types of investment funds, including structured, listed and unlisted, specialist and alternative investment funds. Our legal experts help fund managers and sponsors keep legal considerations top-of-mind as they navigate complex investment vehicles, platforms and evolving investment considerations, such as ESG.

Financing Transactions

We act for sponsors, banks, non-bank lenders, financial institutions, private equity funds, insurance companies and governments across the spectrum of financing transactions and financial products.  We have deep and broad experience across the range of financing transactions and arrangements, including:

  • corporate finance, including group financings and intra-group arrangements;

  • project finance across the whole range of sectors and industries, including energy and renewables, oil & gas, resources and infrastructure;

  • real estate and property development finance;

  • leveraged and acquisition finance;

  • asset finance, including aircraft and ship financings;

  • structured finance, securitisations and receivables financings;

  • derivatives, including interest and currency hedging arrangements;

  • capital markets financings, including high yield bonds;

  • other financing arrangements such as letters of credit, leasing, factoring, cash pooling and crowdfunding.

We deliver business focussed solutions for our clients, enabling them to achieve their objectives.  We are at the cutting edge of the latest developments in financing deals, to give our clients the best solutions.  Working collaboratively with our colleagues in Tax, Debt Capital Advisory, M&A, Deals and Consulting, we provide full scale, integrated transactional support through the life of the deal, from structuring, negotiating term sheets, due diligence, achieving financial close, restructurings and recapitalisations.

Financial Services Products

The FS sector covers an incredible array of constantly changing products. Our global network is ready to support and guide you through:

  • the complexity of the cryptocurrency landscape

  • innovations in mobile payment systems

  • digital transformation, including the use of AI and robotics 

  • movements toward hyper-personalisation and improved user experience; and

  • other emerging financial services trends.

Providing holistic support to banks and other financial services providers, we help our clients design innovative financial services products for tomorrow’s consumer.  Start a conversation with us today, to learn more about how our financial services specialists can be an expert catalyst for your next FS initiative.

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