Vanessa is a senior associate specialising in acting for lenders, borrowers and sponsors on a range of bilateral and syndicated financings, refinancings and restructurings.
Prior to joining Chapman Tripp, Vanessa spent
four years at Ashurst in London, with a particular focus on leveraged acquisition
finance, corporate finance and restructurings. Before moving to London,
Vanessa worked at another top tier New Zealand law firm.
Vanessa has advised:
- Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP in relation to the acquisition of French pharmaceutical group Coopération Pharmaceutique Française S.A.S and the subsequent acquisition of Vemedia
- Vectura Group plc in relation to the debt financing aspects of its merger with peer company Skyepharma PLC
- DNB Bank ASA, The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland and Mizuho Bank, Ltd. in relation to the financial restructuring of the APCOA Parking Group, and
- Lamprell PLC on a US$600,000,000 refinancing of its banking facilities.