Marion Genova is an associate in the Firm's Debt Finance Practice in Dubai. Marion's experience includes advising financial institutions and corporate borrowers in relation to a wide range of financing transactions, including cross-border acquisition finance, leveraged finance, general bank lending and restructuring.
Marion has been registered with the Paris Bar since 2013 and qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2021.
Representative transactions and experience includes:
Representation of Standard Bank as arranger and agent in relation to a US$150m term loan to a telecoms company.
Representation of Frontera Capital Group in connection with a loan financing and credit-linked note to fund an infrastructure project in Central Africa.
Representation of Jumeirah Group (LLC) as borrower in connection with its US$1.45 billion credit facilities provided by Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank PJSC and Commercial Bank of Dubai PSC in the context of the refinancing of its existing facilities (in addition to the Company's own resources). The financing involved a US$900 million term loan facility (to be applied towards the refinancing) and a US$550 million revolving loan facility (to be applied towards its general corporate purposes ).
Representation of Vue Cinema Group in connection of its debt restructuring and recapitalisation, including £75m euro-equivalent of super senior new money to support the recapitalisation of the company and debt-for-equity swap with approximately £470m of existing debt removed from the balance sheet.
Representation of Inflexion Partners, as Sponsor, in connection with US$301 million in financing, consisting of a first and second lien facilities. The proceeds of which will be used to acquire of K2 Partnering Solutions, a global leader in consultative technology solutions.
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.