Helen Pantelides

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Helen Pantelides is an associate in our global M&A and Corporate practice based in London and is a member of our fast growth practice.

Helen advises both emerging growth companies and investors (both institutional and strategic) on venture capital financings and M&A transactions, primarily in the life sciences and technology sectors.

Prior to joining White & Case, Helen was a senior associate in the fast growth practice of a leading international law firm, where she was located in both London and Cambridge, and spent time on secondment in Singapore and Ho Chi Minh.

Helen also spent six months on secondment at a FTSE 100 pharmaceutical company.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
LPC
The University of Law
Law Degree
Uppsala University
LLB (Hons) (Law)
The University of Sheffield
Languages
English

Experience

Representation of lead investor on a series E investment into Glovo, the Spain-headquartered on-demand delivery app, as part of a €150 million funding round

Representation of Tier Mobility, the world's fastest-growing micro-mobility company, on its acquisition of Pushme Bikes

Representation of Omilia, a conversational artificial intelligence company, on its £20 million growth investment from Grafton Capital

Representation of Monese, a digital banking app which offers current account and money transfer services, on its US$60 million series B investment from PayPal, International Airlines Group via its loyalty and data business Avios Group, Kinnevik and Augmentum Fintech*

Representation of wealth management platform, Nutmeg, on its £45 million series E fund raising led by Goldman Sachs, which is the largest raise into a European digital wealth manager to date*

Representation of cancer genomics company, Inivata, on US$100 million in investments from an investor syndicate comprised of Johnson & Johnson, Touchstone Innovations, Cambridge Innovation Capital, Woodford funds and RT Ventures*

Representation of Azuri Technologies, a pay-as-you-go solar company, on a US$26 million strategic investment led by Marubeni Corporation*

Representation of Sky Ventures on its strategic investment in iflix, a subscription video on-demand service focused on emerging markets*

Representation of Prime Ventures on its £12 million investment into ZappiStore, a leading online market research platform*

* Experience prior to joining White & Case

Awards and Recognition

"The London offering focuses mainly on pan-European PE deals, US and Asian mandates are also common, as is emerging markets work."
Tier 3 Private Equity (high value deals) UK Legal 500 2020