Susan Hughes

Partner
Joined firm 2006. Partner since 2017.

Susan has a broad financing practice covering acquisition finance, general bank finance, project finance, debt capital markets transactions and refinancing and restructuring work. She also has broad experience advising on corporate transactions and energy and infrastructure transactions.

Recent highlights include advising:

  • FNZ on the financing related aspects of the sale of Embark to Lloyds Banking Group for £390 million
  • Premier Foods on its entry into a new £175 million revolving credit facility and, previously, on its £1.128 billion capital refinancing plan, including a fully underwritten placing and rights issue, a high yield bond, a new revolving credit facility and revised pension scheme arrangements
  • Interserve on its ongoing financing arrangements, including various complex refinancings, the development and implementation of its deleveraging plan, which culminated in a pre-packaged administration sale of the business and assets of the group to a newly-incorporated company owned by the group’s existing lenders and the merger of Interserve Support Services with Mitie
  • Kosmos on its ongoing financing arrangements, including its reserves based lending, revolving credit facility, letter of credit facilities and related hedging transactions
  • Electrolux on updates to its EMTN programme and related sustainability issues
  • Orsted on various offshore windfarm projects
  • Centrica plc on the sale of its 50% interest in Lincs wind farm to UK Green Investment Bank Financial Services managed entities and the UK Green Investment Bank plc
  • Signature Aviation on the debt financing arrangements in connection with its US$2.065 billion acquisition of Landmark Aviation from The Carlyle Group
  • Attarat Power Company and the project sponsors, Eesti Energia and YTL Power International Berhad on the development of a 554 MW (gross) oil-shale-fired power plant at Attarat um Ghudran, Jordan