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Melissa is an associate in the Firm's Capital Markets group in London. She has experience representing arrangers, issuers and managers on a range of debt capital markets and structured finance transactions.
Prior to joining White & Case, Melissa worked in the London and Melbourne offices of a leading global law firm, where she focused on structured finance and banking work.
Acted for Deutsche Bank, Citibank and Banca IMI as arrangers and senior notes subscribers in relation to the issuance of €366,300,000 Class A Asset-Backed Floating Rate Notes due 2029 and €138,000,000 Class B Asset-Backed Variable Rate Notes due 2029 by Indigo Lease S.r.l. in connection with the securitisation of a pool of monetary claims and other connected rights arising out of a portfolio of lease contracts.
Acted for an Italian corporate as issuer and call option purchaser in relation to the issuance of €400,000,000 zero-coupon equity linked bonds and related OTC cash-settled call options.
Acted for a French corporate as issuer and call option purchaser in relation to the issuance of US$1,200,000,000 Non-Dilutive Convertible Bonds due 2022 and related OTC cash-settled call options.
Acted for a leading bank as administrative agent and senior lender on the issue of notes in connection with a CLO warehouse.
Acted for a number of collateral managers and issuers on the redemption of notes under existing CLOs.