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Emma is a partner in our London office's corporate practice and specialises in private equity with a focus on portfolio assistance. Prior to joining White & Case Emma worked in the London office of a leading global law firm and has also worked in a private equity-backed portfolio company and in a leading global investment bank, roles which involved managing stakeholder relationships as well as transactional and advisory work.
Emma runs the Portfolio Company team which provides ongoing support to financial sponsors' portfolio companies on all aspects of their capital structures and other strategic matters ranging from executive hiring and dismissals to new incentive schemes including management equity plans and share schemes, reorganisations, compliance issues and transformational operational activities.
Advising HgCapital and NetNames on the sale of NetNames to CSC.
Advising Kaupthing and its portfolio companies Oasis, Warehouse, Coast and Karen Millen on a number of commercial mandates including a transformational logistics outsourcing.
Advising a portfolio company in relation to a complex multi-jurisdictional sanctions and export licenses issue.
Advising a global pharmaceutical company on its Global Compliance Review.
Advising MixRadio, on its separation from Microsoft following its sale to Line.
Advising SilverHub Media on its equity financing and shareholder arrangements.
Implementation of various new management incentive schemes for portfolio companies.