Kirsty is an Associate in the Firm's Debt Finance practice group based in the Firm's London office. Kirsty has experience advising financial institutions, private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers in relation to a wide range of finance transactions, including cross-border acquisition finance, restructurings and general bank lending.
Kirsty trained at the Firm and qualified in September 2020. As a trainee, Kirsty spent time in our Capital Markets, Asset Finance, Project Finance and Debt Finance practice groups.
Bars and Courts
England and Wales
University of Bristol
Legal Practice Course
BPP Law School
Representative transactions include advising:
- Ideal Standard, 2021
Representation of Anchorage Capital and CVC Credit Partners for the bank-bond refinancing of their portfolio company, Ideal Standard International.
- Cerba, 2021
Representation of the mandated lead arrangers including Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Natixis, UBS and JP Morgan in connection with the loan and bond financing for the acquisition by EQT and PSP Investments of Cerba HealthCare and the subsequent acquisition of Lifebrain by Cerba HealthCare. The financing included €1.875bn term loan B facilities, €720m senior secured notes, €525m senior unsecured notes and €400m revolving credit facilities.
- IMA, 2020
Representation of BC Partners LLP and SOFIMA on the €1.25 billion high yield bond and €400 million debt facilities for the acquisition of IMA S.p.A., an Italian publicly-traded company and world leader in the design and production of automatic machines for the processing and packaging of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, food, tea, coffee and tobacco, including through a public takeover offer. The transaction values the equity of IMA at approximately €2.93 billion.
- Castik Capital acquisition of CSG, 2020
Representation of Castik Capital on the debt financing for its agreed acquisition of a majority stake in Customs Support Group, a leading Customs service provider in Europe.
- Representation of the agent and a syndicate of lenders on a comprehensive out-of-court restructuring of a Brazilian based offshoring drilling operator. The transaction involved an amendment and restatement of US$1.7 billion secured credit facilities.