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Emilie Stewart
Emilie Stewart
Partner — Finance
Partner — Finance

Emilie Stewart

Emilie Stewart

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

Emilie Stewart

Special Situations

  • A US private equity sponsor on the acquisition and financing of a real estate business from a Spanish bank, consisting of a real estate servicing business and a portfolio of real estate assets located primarily in Spain, with a net book value of approximately €7 billion, and related joint venture arrangements

  • A private equity sponsor in connection with the acquisition and financing of a portfolio of nonperforming commercial real estate debts located in Spain and Portugal with a face value of €4.4 billion

  • A US private equity fund on the acquisition and financing of a real estate servicing business owning a CRE backed loan portfolio from the Dutch government

  • Goldman Sachs ESSG and Oaktree on the proposed acquisition of various commercial shipping loan portfolios

  • An international real estate fund in the acquisition of a group owning a real estate asset located in La Defense, Paris out of an insolvent structure, and the subsequent refinancing of the group

  • A global private equity fund in the acquisition of a portfolio of non-performing Irish corporate debt and equity positions with a face value of €2.5 billion and the subsequent work-out of such acquisitions

  • Deutsche Bank and EOS on the acquisition and financing of a loan portfolio secured on CRE in CEE 

  • A private equity sponsor on its bid to acquire from Banco Sabadell three portfolios of real estate assets and non-performing loans secured on real estate, each located in Spain and with an aggregate face value of €3.9 billion

  • A US private equity sponsor on its bid to acquire, using vendor stapled debt, the Project Helix portfolio of Cypriot real estate backed corporate loans and other non-performing exposures from Bank of Cyprus

  • An international private equity fund for the financing of the acquisition of a government- owned entity holding real estate interests in Germany 

  • Africa Oil Corp. on its financing for the successfully completed $1.4 billion acquisition of a 50% ownership interest in Petrobras Oil and Gas B.V., which owns interests in two of Africa’s largest producing oil & gas assets, located offshore Nigeria

  • SSP and Oaktree on the acquisition of Iona Energy, out of an administration and CVA, and related financing, co-investment and management incentive arrangements

  • A NYSE-listed independent energy company on the refinancing of its debt portfolio secured by producing properties in the UK North Sea 

  • A UK oil company on its raising of funds through forward sales, prepaid swaps, and production payments

  • A US group on certain aspects of its restructuring and the disposal of its North Sea business

  • Oman Oil Company in the $2.4 billion acquisition of the Oxea Group, the world’s largest supplier of Oxo chemical products, from Advent International

  • Equinor (formerly Statoil) in the $3.08 billion sale of a 40% share in the Peregrino oil field in Brazil to Chinese state-owned oil company Sinochem Group


  • University of Exeter, Law LLB, 2008
  • BPP Law School, LPC with Distinction, 2010
  • Member: Law Society of England and Wales
  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
  • “New SFO Guidance Relating to the Bribery Act 2010: Greater Clarity or Merely a Reminder That Hunting Season Is Open?,” V&E Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Update E-communication, October 15, 2012
  • “Gaps in the Ice: Maritime Boundaries and Hydrocarbon Field Development in the Arctic,” Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence Special Issue, “Arctic Region: Boundaries, Resources and the Promise of Co-operation,” Volume 10, Issue 2, February 2012 (co-author)
  • “What a Difference a Year Makes: United Kingdom Anti-Bribery 2011 in Review,” Ethisphere, January 27, 2012 (co-author)