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Rossana Conti, Legal Director

Rossana specialises in corporate transactional work for a wide variety of domestic and international clients.

Rossana Conti, Legal Director

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Summary

Rossana is a corporate lawyer working on domestic and international deals for a wide variety of clients, including family offices and entrepreneurs. Her transactional works includes a broad range of corporate transactions, and Rossana has particular experience of advising on domestic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions and venture capital deals, often with a banking or financial technology element. Rossana also advises on domestic and cross-border growth debt deals and acts for Kreos Capital, the pioneer growth debt provider across the UK, Western Europe, Scandinavia and Israel. Rossana, a native Italian speaker, trained at a leading Italian law firm and qualified as an Advocate of the Milan Bar in 2004 before qualifying as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2007.

Rossana is admitted to practise in England and Wales and Italy.

Experience highlights

  • Advised long standing client, Kreos Capital, on its €21 million senior secured loan to Pharming Group NV (“Pharming”) and its subscription for €6 million subordinated redeemable convertible bond issued by Pharming. The transaction is part of a larger fundraising exercise carried out by Pharming to raise €104 million before costs (comprising of straight debt, convertible bonds and proceeds of rights issue) to, amongst others, acquire all commercialisation rights to its own product RUCONEST® in North America and to repay its existing debt facility.
  • Advised R.J. O’Brien Europe Limited on its acquisition of The Kyte Group Limited, one of the largest derivatives clearing agents in Europe, for an undisclosed sum
  • Acted for the shareholders of Gourmet Society Ltd and The Restaurant Choice Ltd on the sale of both companies to Didix BV, backed by Waterland Private Equity
  • Acted for Citibank in connection with the sale of its Benelux and French Diners Club Card merchant acquiring businesses to Elavon
  • Acted for the arranger of a Eurobond on the issuance of a multimillion Euro international bond traded on Euroclear
  • Advised various Italian businesses and high net worth individuals in connection with their investments in the UK, and advised various non-Italian clients in relation to investment in Italy
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