Helen X. Wang

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Helen X. Wang

Associate

London | 160 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4QQ
+44 20 7184 7317 | +44 20 7184 7001

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Helen X. Wang focuses her practice on corporate and securities matters, with particular emphasis on funds, leveraged finance, real estate finance and structured finance.

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. Wang served as a trainee solicitor and an associate in the international finance group at King & Wood Mallesons.

Experience

Leveraged Finance

  • Ares Management Limited and HSBC Bank plc on their provision of a senior debt financing package to support the Medivet Group, in which Inflexion Partnership Capital has a minority investment.
  • Bowmark Capital as sponsor in relation to a facilities agreement for the financing of its acquisition of an IT solutions provider Node4 Holdings.
  • Bowmark Capital as sponsor in relation to the financing of Leaders Group’s merger with the Romans Group to create super-force in lettings and estate agency.
  • Drake & Morgan as borrower in relation to a credit facility for the financing of its acquisition of Corney & Barrow Bars Limited.
  • Leon restaurants on its corporate financing facility from challenger bank OakNorth Bank Limited to expand its Naturally Fast Food business.

Real Estate Finance

  • A major property developer in London as borrower in relation to a development facilities agreement for its development of a mixed use, co-living development at Baltimore Wharf, London E14.
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland plc as mandated lead arranger, lender, facility agent and security agent together with Santander UK plc as lender in relation to three syndicated credit facilities for a leading global asset management group.
  • Barclays Bank PLC as arranger, facility agent and security agent together with The Royal Bank of Scotland plc as lender in relation to a facilities agreement for a leading property investment and development in respect of its development in London.

Funds Finance

  • A major private equity fund as borrower in relation to a $100 million funds financing umbrella facility provided by a main Italian bank.
  • A private equity firm as borrower in relation to its facility agreement with The Royal Bank of Scotland plc.

Structured Finance

  • Chenavari on the CLO transaction which relates to the issuance of EUR 414.37 million worth of Notes, consisting of nine classes of Rated Notes and one class of Subordinated Notes, maturing in 2030.
  • Chenavari on the CLO Reset transaction which relates to the issuance of EUR 377.3 million worth of Notes, consisting of nine classes of Rated Notes and one class of Subordinated Notes, maturing in 2030.
  • Rothschild on the CLO transaction which relates to the issuance of EUR 361.9 million of Notes, consisting of seven classes of Rated Notes and one class of Subordinated Notes, maturing in 2030.
  • ABN AMRO Bank N.V. as agent for the bondholders in relation to the restructuring of three series of secured bonds issued under a Lehman note programme.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

Education
  • The University of Law, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2010, Commendation
  • The University of Law, LL.B., 2011, Hons 2:1
  • The University of Law, Legal Practice Course, 2011, Distinction
  • University College London, LL.M., 2007, Merit
  • Capital Normal University, LL.B., 2006, Hons 2:1
Admissions
  • England and Wales
Languages
  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese
Memberships
  • The Law Society of England and Wales