is a partner in O’Melveny’s London office and a member of the Corporate Finance Practice.
Sherri’s practice focuses on leveraged finance transactions, where she has represented both borrowers and lenders. On the lender side, she has advised arrangers as well as investors in senior, second lien, mezzanine and holdco PIK financings. Sherri also has extensive experience in a variety of other finance transactions, including general corporate/investment grade financings, high yield bond offerings, project financings, asset-based financing, factoring, securitisations, CDOs, Sharia-compliant financings and sale leasebacks.
Sherri’s experience also includes financial restructuring and insolvency. She has represented both borrowers and lenders in connection with out-of-court debt restructurings, English administrations, US DIP financings, exit financings and insolvency-related matters in several European jurisdictions.
Prior to joining O’Melveny, Sherri was a partner in the London office of an international law firm. She is dual-qualified in the UK and New York, and has practiced in London and New York.
Illustrative Professional Experience
- A leading secondaries manager in connection with its acquisition of portfolios of private equity and venture capital investments
- A global fashion company in connection with the sale of its UK business through a pre-pack administration
- A global aluminium company in connection with a $1.425 billion DIP financing
- A leading mezzanine fund on mezzanine financing for a proposed take-private transaction for a UK listed company
- A leading mezzanine fund on mezzanine and equity investments to finance the acquisition of Expro International Group plc by a consortium of private equity funds
- A leading mezzanine fund on mezzanine and equity financing for the acquisition of Convatec and Unomedical Holding A/S by a consortium of private equity funds
- A leading mezzanine fund on a €1.9 billion margin loan to finance the acquisition of BAWAG P.S.K. by a private equity investor
- A global aluminium company in connection with $3.225 billion in U.S., Canadian and European debt facilities to finance its acquisition by a private equity investor
“Is Debt The New Equity?” Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law