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Karen Ford is an associate in the Firm's Banking group in London. Her experience includes advising global banks, private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers on a range of leveraged acquisition finance transactions, investment grade transactions, restructurings and general bank lending.
Prior to joining White & Case, Karen worked in the London office of an international law firm, during which time she was seconded to the Prague office as part of her training prior to qualification. Karen also completed secondments to Deutsche Bank and The Royal Bank of Scotland.
Karen advised Mid Europa Partners in relation to the debt financing of its acquisition of Danube Foods Group BV and Clates Holding BV.
Karen advised Lloyds Bank and The Royal Bank of Scotland in relation to super senior revolving facilities provided to Ainscough Crane Hire.
Karen advised Castik Capital in relation to the debt financing provided to the Waterlogic Group.
Karen advised the mandated lead arrangers (Barclays, Bank of Montreal and Deutsche Bank) in relation to a €500 million and $85 million financing.
Karen advised Montagu Private Equity in relation to the debt financing of its acquisition of DEAS A/S.