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Kathy Hughes

Kathy Hughes

Slaughter and May

London England, , GBR


Kathy Hughes
T +44 (0)20 7090 3222
E Kathy.hughes@slaughterandmay.com

Joined firm
1992

Partner since
2000

Practice areas
Mergers and Acquisitions
Capital Markets
Corporate and Commercial
Infrastructure, Energy, Natural Resources (IEN)
Infrastructure
Energy
Private Equity

Kathy has a broad corporate practice which has encompassed a wide range of transactions, including initial and secondary public equity offerings, private acquisitions and disposals, takeovers, joint ventures and private equity transactions.

Kathy has also been involved in advising on the establishment of private equity funds (listed and unlisted) and on various structured finance transactions.

Highlights include advising:

  • Terra Firma and Infinis Energy on the IPO of Infinis Energy plc in November 2013
  • Diageo on its agreement to buy the Turkish drinks company, Mey Icki, and its recent disposal of Bushmills
  • Workspace on its rights issue to raise £63 million (net), and its recent cash-box placing that raised over £90 million
  • Carillion on its acquisition of John Laing Integrated Services and the sale of interests in a number of PFI special purpose vehicles
  • Resolution on its IPO, offer for Friends Life and 2010 rights issue to fund the acquisition of the AXA UK Life Business
  • Asda on the acquisition of Netto Stores
  • the Winding-up Board of Glitnir on its ongoing process, including planning for the realisation of key assets

Kathy is listed as a leading individual in the Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability section of Chambers UK, 2014  and is also listed in the M&A section of The Legal 500, 2013. She is also an officer on the Securities Law Committee of the IBA.

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