Nika Varvariuk

Nika Varvariuk
Nika Varvariuk is an associate in the Banking & Finance group in the London office of Weil. Nika has acted for financial institutions, banks and sponsors on a wide range of financing transactions, including acting on acquisition and leveraged finance transactions, corporate lending and cross-border debt restructurings.

Representative experience includes acting for:

  • GSAM, as initial purchaser of the senior secured notes and convertible preference shares issued by Soho House
  • GSAM, as lender, in connection with Insight Partner’s acquisition of I@D International
  • BlackRock, as lender, in connection with Marlin Equity Partner’s acquisition of Linnworks
  • Lenders in relation to the post-IPO financing for Apax’s portfolio company, Baltic Classifieds Group
  • Ad hoc group of secured lenders to the world’s largest regional aircraft lessor, Nordic Aviation Capital, in relation to its $6.3bn debt restructuring by way of chapter 11 proceedings
  • Ad hoc group of senior lenders to UK based deepwater drilling contractor, Seadrill, in relation to the Group’s $5bn debt restructuring by way of chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
  • Ad hoc group of bondholders of UK based speciality metals producer, Ferroglobe, in relation to the Group’s $500m financial restructuring