Sonica Tolani

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Sonica Tolani is an associate 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 Listing Rule and Takeover Code transactions and equity capital raisings, as well as corporate governance matters.

She advises across all industry sectors.

Prior to joining White & Case, Sonica spent more than four years with a leading global law firm.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
LPC
BPP Law School
BA
Management Studies
The University of Nottingham
Languages
English

Experience

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 Blackstone and CVC Capital Partners in its £2.96 billion offer for Paysafe Group plc, a leading global provider of end-to-end payment solutions*

Representation of Chinese-listed client Hytera Communications Corporation Limited in its offer for Sepura Group PLC, a digital radio products manufacturer*

Representation of TI Fluid Systems plc in its £1.3 billion IPO and listing on the London Stock Exchange*

Representation of RPC Group, a global plastic packaging design and engineering company, in its £552 million rights issue, £261 million acquisition of British Polythene Industries PLC and in the associated placing of new shares to raise £90 million*

Representation of FMC Technologies Inc., the subsea oil services group, in its merger with Technip SA and listing on the NYSE and Euronext Paris*

Representation of Adecco SA in its offer for Penna Consulting, a UK-based provider of executive staffing, recruitment process outsourcing and consulting services*

Representation of Nationwide Accident Repairs plc (owned by Carlyle Strategic Partners) in its offer for Just Car Clincs plc*

Representation of the underwriters in the £300 million IPO and listing on the London Stock Exchange of Ibstock plc*

Representation of the underwriters and the UK sponsor in the US$407 million rights issue by Lonmin plc*

Representation of Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited and Goodbody Stockbrokers, as underwriters, in the £400 million IPO and listing on the London Stock Exchange of Cairn Homes plc*

Representation of OneSavings Bank Plc in its £134 million IPO and listing on the London Stock Exchange*

Representation of Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate Plc in its £1.1 billion IPO and listing on the London Stock Exchange*

Representation of the underwriters on the £780 million IPO and listing on the London Stock Exchange of Infinis Energy*

Representation of Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate Plc in its £300 million secondary offering by way of firm placing and open offer*

Representation of the underwriters in the £83 million secondary offering by Greencoat UK Wind Plc by way of open offer, offer for subscription and placing*

*Experience prior to joining White & Case

Awards and Recognition

“A top firm. Really strong, they stand out from their competitor firms.”
M&A: Upper mid-market and premium deals The Legal 500 UK, 2020