Sonica Tolani is a partner in our global M&A and Corporate practice based in London.
Sonica has extensive experience in advising corporate clients, financial sponsors and investment banks on a wide variety of Takeover Code and Listing Rule transactions and equity capital raisings, as well as corporate governance matters.
She advises across all industry sectors.
Representation of one of the co-investors to Brookfield on its £2.2 billion recommended offer for Network International Holdings plc
Representation of Avast plc, the FTSE100 global leader in digital security and privacy, on its US$9.2 billion merger with NortonLifeLock Inc. which is being structured as a takeover of Avast by NortonLifeLock.
Representation of TT Bond Partners in connection with its engagement with Playtech plc
Representation of Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners on its £378.9 million competitive offer for Augean plc
Representation of Hambro Perks Acquisition Company Limited (SPAC) on its IPO and listing on the London Stock Exchange
Representation of Aroundtown SA on its €1.57 billion takeover offer for Globalworth Real Estate Investments Limited as part of a consortium with CPI Property Group S.A.
Representation of Gatemore Capital Management, Lansdowne Partners and Hambro Perks in connection with their subscription of convertible loan notes and warrants in Sensyne Health plc and associated "Rule 9 whitewash" process
Representation of Advanz Pharma on its $846 million takeover by Nordic Capital
Representation of Energean Oil & Gas on its US$750 million on its acquisition (by way Listing Rule reverse takeover) of Edison Exploration & Production
Representation of Avon Rubber p.l.c. on its Listing Rule class 1 acquisition of Team Wendy
Representation of Deutsche Bank as financial adviser to Caesars UK Holdings Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment, Inc. on its £2.9bn offer for William Hill plc
Representation of Jefferies International Limited, as sponsor to Premier Oil plc on its merger (by way of Listing Rules reverse takeover) with Chrysaor
Representation of Third Point in connection with its engagement with Prudential plc
Representation of Sachem Head in connection with its engagement with G4S
Representation of Coast Capital in connection with its engagement with FirstGroup
Representation of Citigroup as financial adviser to SAZKA Group a.s. on its €2.1 billion offer for Greek Organisation of Football Prognostics S.A.*
Representation of a potential bidder and cornerstone investor in connection with the IPO and listing on the London Stock Exchange of Network International Holdings Plc*
Representation of a consortium led by CVC Capital Partners and another large private equity firm on its £2.96 billion offer for Paysafe Group plc, a leading global provider of end to end payment solutions*
Representation of TI Fluid Systems plc on its £1.3 billion IPO and listing on the London Stock Exchange*
*Experience prior to joining White & Case
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M&A: Upper mid-market and premium deals The Legal 500 UK, 2020