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Annabel Cawood

Associate, Corporate Department

London

Phone: 44-020-3023-5153
Fax: 44-020-3023-5453

Overview

Annabel Cawood is an associate in the Global Finance practice at Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s London office. Ms. Cawood’s experience includes advising banks, sponsors, corporate borrowers, and other financial institutions across a broad range of banking and finance transactions, with a particular focus on leveraged and acquisition financings.

Education

  • BPP University Law School, Legal Practice Course, 2016
  • University College London, Bachelor of Laws LL.B., 2014

Representations

  • The mandated lead arrangers on the £6.6 billion term loan B, revolving credit, and high-yield bridge facilities for CD&R’s take-private acquisition of WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC, the UK supermarkets group*
  • Credit Suisse, Barclays, and HSBC as lead arrangers on the term loan B and revolving facilities for S4 Capital, the digital-first marketing services group*
  • The mandated lead arrangers in relation to the €1.75 billion senior credit facilities, concurrent with an offering of €1.06 billion senior-secured notes, for Adevinta ASA’s acquisition of the eBay Classifieds Group from eBay, Inc*
  • The lenders in relation to the c. €900 million debt and equity restructuring of HEMA, the Dutch-headquartered variety store-chain*
  • The Issa Brothers and TDR Capital on the financing for their £6.8 billion acquisition of ASDA Group Limited, the UK supermarkets group*
  • Permira on finance matters relating to their acquisition of a majority stake in leading premium property brokerage platform Engel & Völkers*
  • EG Group on various financing matters, including in connection with its acquisitions of the UK Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) franchise, LEON Restaurants Limited, and the German-based OMV filling station business*
  • Carlyle on the financing for its acquisition of the Altadia Group, the largest global manufacturer of intermediate products for the production of ceramic tiles*
  • Astorg on the financing of a majority stake in Corialis, a leading European designer and manufacturer of aluminum systems for windows and doors*

* Matter handled prior to joining Paul Hastings

Languages

English

Admissions

England and Wales Solicitor

Education

BPP University Law School London, L.P.C. 2016
University College London, School of Law, LL.B. 2014

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