Ilze Vigo is a director in the Financial Services Practice, based in the London office. She has more than 15 years of experience as a general banking lawyer, acting on a wide range of bilateral and syndicated financing transactions in a variety of industries.

    Ilze uses her broad experience to help multinational companies, financial institutions and other clients on corporate, bank and sovereign debt, leveraged finance, and receivables and asset-backed financing transactions.

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    • Acting for a supplier of food processing systems on several financings, including its sustainability-linked syndicated credit facility and its leveraged financing of the acquisition of a company in the Netherlands.
    • Representing a listed company in relation to the financing of its acquisition of a US company.
    • Assisting an African multilateral finance institution on a number of secured and unsecured financing transactions in Africa.
    • Assisting a number of investment companies and sponsors with the recapitalisation of their portfolio companies.
    • Representing several insurance companies in connection with collateral arrangements relating to insurance and reinsurance arrangements (including longevity risk transfers).
    • Acting for a major international bank on a series of loans to a bank in Azerbaijan.
    • Assisting a multinational vehicle manufacturer on vehicle financing arrangements.

    Education

    • London Guildhall University, LL.B., Business Law, 2001
    • University of Latvia, LL.B., 2000

    Admissions

    • England and Wales, 2004

    Languages

    • English
    • Latvian
    • Russian
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