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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Helen Drayton

Cambridge, UK UK Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Banking & Finance , Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market and Private Equity
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Banking & Finance - East Anglia

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Helen Drayton provides advice on acquisition finance, particularly in relation to MBOs. She also handles development finance and is experienced in financing work across a number of sectors including healthcare and leisure.
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Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market and Private Equity - East Anglia

Band 2

Helen Drayton 's corporate practice encompasses a range of transactional work. Clients benefit from her extensive experience in sales and acquisitions.
"She is straight-talking, factual, solution-driven and has all hands on getting the deal done."
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Helen is a partner in the corporate team, working out of both the Cambridge and London offices. She advises a full range of clients on all aspects of company law, specialising in mergers and acquisitions with a particular focus on MBO transactions and property-related disposals and purchases.

She has extensive experience in corporate reorganisations, including solvent liquidations, demergers and the implementation of other tax planning schemes. With an established track record in acting for family-owned companies, she also has significant expertise in the private wealth sector and works closely with the firm’s real estate teams on a wide variety of corporate and financing transactions.

Helen is a key member of the firm's banking and finance team, acting for both lenders and borrowers, often with a focus on acquisition and development deals, as well as general refinancings. She regularly advises on insolvency-related transactions, including acting for insolvency practitioners in pre-pack administrations and liquidation sales.

Career

Helen qualified in 2001 and joined the firm as a partner in 2012.

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Helen Drayton

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

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