Heather Rees

Partner, London

Biography

Overview

Heather Rees is a partner in the Firm's Capital Markets Group in London, specializing in corporate trustee and agency representation.

Heather has experience in equity and debt capital markets representing issuers, underwriters and trustees in a variety of securities offerings. Upon joining White & Case, Heather has focused on corporate trustee, facility agent and securityl agent representation.

Heather joined the Firm's London office in October 2013. Her previous experience includes working in the New York and London offices of leading international law firms.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
JD
UCLA School of Law
BA
University of Rochester
Languages
English

Experience

Represented The Bank of New York Mellon, London Branch, as note trustee, in connection with the debt restructuring of DTEK Finance B.V.'s $200 million 9.5% senior notes due 2015 through an English scheme of arrangement.

Represented Wilmington Trust (London) Limited, as administrative agent, in connection with the exchange of Algeco Scotman's $733.5 million PIK loans for cash and partnership shares implemented through a South African scheme of arrangement.

Represented Deutsche Trustee Company Limited, as note trustee, in connection with Officine Macaferri's solicitation of noteholder consent to amend the terms of its 5.75% senior notes due 2021.

Represented Deutsche Bank, as note trustee and security agent on the Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of US$650 million 7.25%. senior secured second lien notes due 2022 by Petra Diamonds.

Represented Citibank, N.A., London Branch, as note trustee and security agent in respect of ghd Bondco plc's offering on the international capital markets of £165 million 7% Senior Secured Notes due 2020.

Represented Deutsche Bank, as note trustee and security agent, in respect of Voyage Care's offering on the international capital markets of £215 million 5 ⅞% Senior Secured Notes due 2023 and £35 million 10% Second Lien Notes due 2023.

Represented U.S. Bank, as facility agent and security agent, in respect of Nidda Healthcare Holding AG's combined €2.54 billion commitment in a senior facility and two bridge facilities to fund an acquisition.

Represented U.S. Bank Trustees Limited as note trustee and security agent in connection with a €240 million 6.5% Senior Secured Notes issue by Autodis S.A. to repay existing indebtedness.

Represented The Bank of New York Mellon as note trustee and security agent in connection with a €600 million 5¾% Senior Notes and US$590 million 57/8% Senior Notes issue by INEOS Group Holdings S.A. to fund the redemption of certain of its outstanding notes.

Represented Deutsche Trustee Company Limited as note trustee in connection with a €270 million 7.25% Senior Secured Notes and €150,000,000 Floating Rate Senior Secured Notes issue by PortAventura Entertainment Barcelona B.V. to fund a secured credit facility to PAESA Entertainment Holding, S.L., a sociedad limitada.