Reena Gogna

Biography

Reena Gogna
Reena Gogna is a partner in the London Banking practice. She represents a wide range of financial institutions in connection with general banking and finance matters, including leverage finance, senior debt and high yield financings, debt restructurings and refinancings.

Reena is a recommended lawyer for Acquisition Finance in Legal 500 UK and is listed as a Leading Lawyer for Banking in IFLR1000 UK.

Representative experience includes:

  • Ardians loan and bridge acquisition financing of Biofarma Group
  • Acting for the lenders in connection with Waterlands acquisition of Cookware Co.
  • Acting for lenders in connection with Apaxs acquisition of Alcumus
  • Acting for lenders in connection with CVCs acquisition of Rayner
  • Morgan Stanley as lead bank in connection with CVCs refinancing of Tipico
  • Acting for the lenders in connection with Apaxs acquisition of PIB
  • Acting for lenders in connection with CVCs acquisition of Away Resorts
  • Tikehau in connection with PIK financing to support Ardians acquisition of Dedalus
  • Very Group in connection with its senior secured notes and RCF refinancing
  • Stirling Square in connection with its loan and bridge acquisition financing of Italian portfolio company Itelyum and offering of SSNs
  • Acting for lenders in connection with Hellman & Friedmans acquisition financing and refinancing of TeamSystem, including fund to fund acquisition financing consisting of SSNs, SUNs and SSRCF
  • Credit Suisse and other leading investment banks, as initial purchasers, in connection with the SSNs and SUNs financing of CVCs acquisition of Domestic & General
  • Acting for lenders in connection with Hellman & Friedmans acquisition financing and refinancing of Securitas Direct, including subsequent loan refinancing and issuance of SSNs and SUNs by Hellman & Friedman portfolio company Verisure
  • Morgan Stanley, Danske, DNB, and another major financial institution as mandated lead arrangers, in connection with the senior secured credit facilities to Sector Alarm
  • Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, as mandated lead arrangers, on the 1L/2L financing of Bain Capitals acquisition of DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals
  • Acting for lenders in connection with Onexs acquisition of Kids Foundation
  • Goldman Sachs as lead lender in connection with Bridgepoints refinancing of Calypso
  • CVCs acquisition of Zabka
  • Westinghouses Chapter 11 restructuring
  • Doncasters Chapter 11 restructuring

Experience whilst at her previous firm includes:

  • Mersin International Port on the US$450 million project debt refinancing for the joint venture between Turkey’s Akfen Holding and Singapore’s PSA International, in connection with Turkey’s first infrastructure bond. Named “Middle East & Africa Turkish Deal of the Year” by Project Finance International.
  • Hayfin Capital Management, as new money provider, on the restructuring of Auto-Teile-Unger, a German auto repairs and parts provider.
  • Uranium One Inc. on its issuance of US$300 million Senior Secured Notes due 2018 and pari passu revolving credit facility.
  • Credit Suisse on a €60 million super senior revolving credit facility for Santé Partenaires, an investor and manager of private hospitals in France.
  • J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank as senior lenders on the €1.82 billion acquisition of German medical supplies manufacturer BSN Medical by EQT.
  • J.P. Morgan and another major financial institution on the US$50 million super senior revolving credit facility as part of Almatis Group’s chapter 11 exit financing.

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