Emma Roker

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Emma Roker is an associate in our global M&A and Corporate practice based in London. 

Emma has a wide variety of experience in corporate transactions, including UK and international mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and reorganisations and equity capital markets.

Emma has a broad range of experience advising multinational listed and private corporate clients, financial sponsors and investment banks on a range of high-profile transactions including international mergers and acquisitions, equity capital raisings and corporate restructurings, as well as corporate governance matters.

Emma has also spent six months working in our Singapore office.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
Legal Practice Course
College of Law
BA
Jurisprudence
University of Oxford

(Hons)

Languages
English

Experience

Representation of Seplat Petroleum Development Company plc as bidder in a public takeover of Eland Oil & Gas plc by way of scheme of arrangement

Representation of Klarna Bank AB (publ) on its acquisition of the point of sale retail finance business of Close Brothers Limited

Representation of Buyagift PLC, in its acquisition of the entire share capital of Red Letter Days Limited, a well-known UK gift experience company, from Peter Jones and Theodoros Paphitis of ‘Dragons’ Den’

Representation of DB as financial advisor to International Paper Company on its possible multi-billion takeover of Smurfit Kappa PLC

Representation of the shareholders of the VI-grade group, a developer of simulation systems for the ground transportation and the aerospace sectors based in Germany, in the sale to the Spectris group, a leading supplier of productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls based in the UK

Representation of ADES International Holding Ltd on its IPO and listing on the standard listing segment of the London Stock Exchange

Representation of Energetický a prumyslový holding a.s. on its agreement to buy Eggborough power station in North Yorkshire

Representation of Alpha Trains on its corporate restructuring and secured debt refinancing

Representation of Norilsk Nickel on the divestment of its African nickel assets 

Awards and Recognition

“A top firm. Really strong, they stand out from their competitor firms.”
M&A: Upper mid-market and premium deals UK Legal 500 2020