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Helena Nathanson is a member of the Banking and Financial Institutions Practice in Greenberg Traurig's London office. Her practice is in Structured Finance, Capital Markets and all secured and unsecured lending transactions, with a particular focus on the Corporate Trustees and Agents. Helena also has wide-ranging experience handling all roles of a Trustee and any Agent within restructurings and bankruptcies.

Concentrations

  • Structured finance
  • Capital markets
  • Secured/unsecured lending
  • Bankruptcy and restructurings

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented a corporate trustee in connection with its continuing and expanding roles as trustee and security agent in relation to exchange traded fund platforms.°
  • Represented global corporate trustees in connection with Schemes of Arrangement and a Chapter 15 proceedings in New York.°
  • Represented corporate trustee in relation to appointment of a liquidator over all of the Issuer’s assets including those forming part of collateral in a high yield bond issuance, and continued to represent the same trustee vis-à-vis the Chapter 11 proceedings initiated in Hong Kong and concurrently run in New York.°
  • Represented an entrepreneurial corporate trustee in connection with an unwind of a structured note programme and litigation against the National Bank of Ghana.°
  • Represented numerous global corporate trustees in connection with their respective roles in relation to high yield bond issuances with collateral spanning from the Americas, Australasia to pan-European.°
  • Represented a corporate trustee in connection with a creation of a fraudulent second charge over collateral by an unconnected third party.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Nathanson prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Euromoney's Expert Guides: "Women in Business Law," 2021

Credentials

Education
  • LLB, Bachelor of Arts, Thames Valley University
  • Legal Practice Course, Thames Valley University
Admissions
  • England and Wales
Languages
  • Finnish, Native
  • Swedish, Conversational
  • French, Conversational
  • German, Conversational