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Eleni Zodiates
Eleni Zodiates
Associate — Finance
Associate — Finance

Eleni Zodiates

Eleni Zodiates
London

20 Fenchurch Street
24th Floor
London EC3M 3BY
United Kingdom

Eleni Zodiates

Eleni has experience in a wide range of financing transactions, including leveraged, real estate (property acquisition and development/construction), commodity/receivables financing and general corporate lending acting for a broad range of market participants including funds, banks, financial institutions and corporate borrowers in domestic and cross-border transactions. Eleni also has experience in international mergers and acquisitions and asset portfolio/distressed debt acquisitions in a range of sectors.

The following is a list of representative matters in which Eleni has assisted.

Experience Highlights

  • A leading private equity fund in its acquisition and financing of an Africa-based fertilizer and inputs group – awarded Commodity Acquisition Finance Deal of the Year 2017 by TXF, TXF noted the deal was “the first structure of its kind within the commodity finance space, [the fund]’s innovative blend of leverage finance and trade finance techniques raised both the necessary funding for its purchase, and post-acquisition trade finance for the acquired asset”.

  • An American regional bank, as lender and administrative agent, in connection with a credit facility provided to a multinational telecommunications and internet service provider

  • An Asian bank in connection with a credit facility for the development of  residential and commercial property in central London

  • A European real estate investment and fund management firm in connection with the secured term loan for the acquisition of properties in Milan, Italy

  • An American bank providing funds to a listed property investment company for the development of a supermarket and storage facilities in Kent

  • An international real estate fund in relation to the development of a large shopping centre in Yorkshire

Credentials

  • University of Birmingham (LL.B. with upper second class honours), 2012
  • The College of Law, Birmingham, LPC with distinction, 2013
  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales