Komal Raina

Partner

London
Willkie Farr & Gallagher (UK) LLP
Citypoint, 1 Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9AW
T +44 20 3580 4730
F +44 20 3580 4800
krainawillkie.com

Komal Raina is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department and the Finance Department in London. Komal focuses on a wide range of financing transactions acting for sponsors and alternative asset managers including on leveraged and acquisition financings, distressed lending transactions and restructurings.

Komal Raina is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department and the Finance Department in London. Komal focuses on a wide range of financing transactions acting for sponsors and alternative asset managers including on leveraged and acquisition financings, distressed lending transactions and restructurings.

Selected Significant Matters

Komal has advised on the following significant matters:

  • Stanley Capital in its acquisition of French pharmaceutical group Laboratoire XO

  • SGT Capital on its acquisition of Utimaco.

  • Searchlight Capital Partners and Invesco Senior Secured Management in connection with the recapitalisation of the Mediapro Group, a leading multimedia communications group in Spain.
  • Searchlight Capital Partners on its acquisition of a majority stake in Celestyal Cruises
  • Bain Capital Credit on its acquisition of GAIL’s bakery
  • Stanley Capital in its acquisition of Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance Services Solutions
  • Stanley Capital on its acquisition of global specialty pharmaceutical company, Noden Pharma DAC
  • Levine Leichtman Capital Partners on its investment in Global Loan Agency Services (GLAS)
  • BigHand Inc., a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, in its acquisition of Iridium Technology, a legal business intelligence and analytics software provider
  • Levine Leichtman Capital Partners on a refinancing for Triskelion
  • Levine Leichtman Capital Partners on its acquisition of Creditinfo Group in partnership with its founder and management team
  • Levine Leichtman Capital Partners on its acquisition of BigHand Ltd., a leading provider of workflow software solutions
  • Levine Leichtman Capital Partners on its acquisition of SiPM in partnership with management and its founding partners and subsequent refinancing
  • A US fund investor in respect of its investment in a Portuguese cruises business
  • A majority shareholder on the restructuring of Thomas Cook plc*
  • Cinven on the financings for the potential acquisition of an Italian chemicals business and a Swedish rail couplers business*
  • Apollo on the acquisition of a non-performing loan portfolio*
  • Athora on refinancing for the acquisition of Generali Belgium*
  • EQT on the financing for the potential acquisition of a German packaging business and on a holdco financing for a French business*
  • CKI on the financing for the acquisition of ista GmbH*
  • First and second lien lenders on the financing for the take private of BCA Marketplace plc by TDR Capital*
  • Lenders on the financing for the take private of Tarsus plc by Charterhouse Capital Partners*
  • The Co-com on the restructuring of Senvion GmbH*

* Komal advised on these matters prior to joining Willkie.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Willkie, Komal was a senior associate at Clifford Chance.

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