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Monica Holden is an associate in the Firm's Capital Markets Group in London and concentrates on capital markets and corporate finance transactions. Monica's capital markets experience includes advising investment banks and issuers in both public and private equity and debt offerings (including SEC registered, Rule 144A and Regulation S transactions).
Prior to joining White & Case, Monica worked for an international US law firm where she represented investment banks and companies in a broad range of corporate transactions, including private and public securities offerings, debt and equity investments and mergers and acquisitions, as well as general corporate and public company matters. She also previously practiced as a US certified public accountant with a Big Four firm.
Advising JPMorgan Cazenove and Morgan Stanley, as Joint Global Coordinators, and Deutsche Bank and UBS Investment Bank, as Joint Bookrunners, in the £405 million IPO and listing on the London Stock Exchange of Sophos Group plc, the largest ever UK tech IPO.
Advising Jefferies International Limited, Petercam NV and KBC Bank NV as joint bookrunning managers in the €285 million offering of senior secured notes by Univeg Holding B.V., a world leader in the sourcing and supply of fresh and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables headquartered in Belgium.
Advising JPMorgan and Credit Suisse, as joint bookrunning managers, in the US$229 million IPO and listing on Nasdaq of QIWI plc, a leading provider of next generation payment services in Russia and the CIS.
Advising Credit Suisse, VTB Capital, William Blair and Aton Group as underwriters in connection with QIWI plc's US$287 million follow-on offering on Nasdaq.
Advising US institutional investors in Pirelli International Limited's US$150 million private placement of senior guaranteed notes.
Advising De'Longhi S.p.A. in connection with its perpetual licensing of the Braun brand (within the household appliance category) and acquisition of certain assets from the Procter & Gamble Company in a deal worth up to €214 million.