Cynthia Gao


Cynthia Gao
Cynthia Gao trained at Weil and is an associate in the Banking & Finance group in the London office of Weil.

Cynthia has acted for private equity sponsors, corporates, financial institutions and direct lenders on a wide range of multi-jurisdictional financings, restructurings and other complex financing transactions, with a particular emphasis on cross-border acquisition and leveraged finance.

Track record:

  • J.P. Morgan, BofA and other initial purchasers in connection with the offering by IMA S.p.A., a global leader in the design and assembly of complex automated machinery, of €450,000,000 Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes due 2029
  • PAI Partners on the financing of the acquisition of HKA
  • Bain Capital on the financing of its acquisition of Deltatre
  • A&M Capital on the financing of its acquisition of Carton Pack
  • Advent International on the financing of its acquisition of Encora LLC, Circet Group, and on the financing aspects of the IPO of Advent-backed InPost
  • Acted for lenders in connection with Hellman & Friedman’s acquisition financing and refinancing of Securitas Direct, including subsequent loan refinancing and issuance of SSNs and SUNs by Hellman & Friedman portfolio company Verisure
  • Apollo, CDPQ and KKR in connection with Apax’s acquisition financing of the PIB group
  • The lenders in connection with CVC’s acquisition of (i) Rayner Surgical Group;(ii) Away Resorts, including subsequent bolt-on acquisition of Aria Resorts
  • Morgan Stanley as lead bank in connection with CVC’s refinancing of Tipico
  • Very Group in connection with its senior secured notes and RCF refinancing
  • Floatel Group on its comprehensive, fully consensual balance sheet restructuring involving the refinancing of its existing 1l/2L bonds and the entry into a new revolving credit facility
  • Doncasters Chapter 11 restructuring
  • The seller on the financing aspects of the sale of the iconic Ritz Hotel in London

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