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Kerry Langton

Kerry Langton

Of Counsel

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
Languages English

Kerry is Of Counsel in the Banking and Finance department.

Kerry has twenty years’ experience specialising in tech finance and financing in the media and telecommunications sectors. She acts for domestic and international lenders and for investors, sponsors, funds and other institutions.

Kerry has particular experience in large structured and strategic financings and spent several months at Kildare Real Estate Partners. Kerry aims to give commercial advice to her clients and to be seen as a trusted advisor whilst ensuring that her clients are fully aware of the legal risks associated with the transaction.

She has experience from secondments Kildare Real Estate Partners to The Royal Bank of Scotland and to the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg. Kerry has also worked in Frankfurt on key leveraged acquisition facilities.

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"Kerry is a trusted adviser to our firm – always commercial, delivers to tight deadlines, helps us find practical solutions and all with good humour!!"

Susan Draper, GC at Global Growth Capital

Kerry has extensive experience of complex loan documentation. She is able to combine her technical expertise with a strong commercial focus to effectively manage transactions and negotiate issues as they arise. A problem solver and a pleasure to work with."

Mark Fenchelle, CFO Curzon Advisers

Relevant experience

  • Lead advisor for bespoke documentation relating to a GBP 200m transaction for ESF Capital and its operating subsidiary ThinCats, a secured peer-to-peer lending platform, concluding a funding programme for loans to growing UK SMEs.
  • Lead adviser on a US$100m transaction for Bank of Ireland and The Royal Bank of Scotland granting facilities to Kobalt Music to acquire rights in compositions from the owners of those rights and, in return for a commission payment, collect revenues in respect of the global exploitation of those rights.
  • Lead banking adviser on a cross-functional and pan-European team on a EUR 220m acquisition of the Getronics group from European asset manager Aurelius Group. The acquisition involved complex, multi-jurisdictional financing.
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Education

  • 2000 - Admitted as a Solicitor in England & Wales
  • 1998 – Legal Practices Course, University of Law, (Distinction)
  • 1997 – Post-graduate Diploma in Law, City University (Commendation)
  • 1996 – B.Soc.Sc Economics, The University of Birmingham (Distinction)
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