Emma Jolley advises clients on non-contentious corporate restructuring, turnaround and formal insolvency matters. Her clients include senior and junior lenders, special servicers, borrowers, insolvency practitioners and private equity funds with a particular focus on the real estate, retail and leisure sectors. Emma has experience in advising on complex insolvency, security and enforcement issues, high profile debt restructurings, insolvency sales, and advising corporate debtors and directors of companies in financial difficulties.
Represented a syndicate of senior lenders on a cross jurisdictional £1.6 billion restructuring which led to the acquisition of 25 Canada Square, more commonly known as Citi Tower, in Canary Wharf. This was one of the biggest UK property deals in 2013
Represented the coordinating committee for a syndicate of senior lenders on a £250 million debt restructuring in respect of a chain of UK hotels
Represented Aareal Bank AG in its capacity as senior lender/agent on a significant restructuring in respect of a landmark office building in the City of London
Acted for the senior lenders and subsequently the administrators of a leading accountancy firm on the restructuring, enforcement and sale of over £200 million of loans secured on the Sapphire Retail Fund portfolio of shopping centres in the UK
Acted for the business support unit of a UK clearing bank in its capacity as senior lender/agent and subsequently the administrators on the restructuring of a £75 million facility to a vehicle investing in landmark hotels in the UK and providing advice on enforcement options and insolvency
Acted for a private equity fund on a £50 million acquisition of a 200,000 residential unit, 4,200 employee leading property management services group out of administration
Acted for special servicers in relation to their workout and enforcement options in respect of mortgage loans forming part of multimillion pound loan portfolios
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