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:
- Barclays, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Nomura, RBC, Crédit Agricole, Mizuho, RBS, UniCredit and Rabobank, as joint lead arrangers, on the financing of Onex’s up to €3.75 billion acquisition of SIG Combibloc Group, one of the world’s leading system suppliers of carton packaging and filling machines for beverages and food.
- Lead arrangers in connection with £1.25 billion credit facilities used to refinance the existing debt of RAC Limited and to finance the acquisition by the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) of a stake in RAC Limited from The Carlyle Group and certain members of management.
- UGI Corporation, a leading LPG distribution company, in connection with its financing for the acquisition of Totalgas, Total’s LPG distributor in France.
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 Bank of America Merrill Lynch on the US$50 million super senior revolving credit facility as part of Almatis Group’s Chapter 11 exit financing.