Ally Hammond is an associate in the Firm's Debt Finance Practice in London. Her experience includes advising private equity sponsors, banks and private credit funds on leveraged acquisition and fund finance transactions, and general corporate finance.
Representative transactions and experience include advising on:
Allied Glass, 2022
Representation of Verallia on the debt finance aspects of its acquisition of Allied Glass from Sun European Partners LLP at an enterprise value of approximately £315 million.
Ukraine consensual debt deferral, 2022
Representation of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on a comprehensive liability management transaction that, among other things, defers for two years Ukraine's contractual obligation to make payments under approximately US$25 billion of its international bonds, GDP-linked warrants and sovereign-guaranteed debt obligations.
Representation of Ali Group on the debt finance aspects of an approximately US$4.5 billion acquisition financing in connection with Ali Group's acquisition of Welbilt, Inc., a provider of industry-leading equipment and solutions to the world's top chefs and premier foodservice operators.
Xeinadin Group, 2022
Representation of Exponent Private Equity on the debt finance aspects of a significant investment in Xeinadin Group, a group of business advisory and accountancy practices formed through a transformative merger in 2019.
Caffè Nero refinancing, 2022
Representation of Santander and HSBC, as revolving credit facility lenders, on the debt financing package to support Caffè Nero's refinancing of all its debt. Caffè Nero is the largest independent coffee house group in Europe, with more than 1,000 stores across ten countries.