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Addleshaw Goddard

MILTON GATE, 60 CHISWELL STREET, LONDON, EC1Y 4AG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7606 8855
Fax:
Fax 020 7606 4390
DX:
47 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.addleshawgoddard.com

Beth Collett

Tel:
Work +44(0)20 7788 5071
Email:
Web:
www.addleshawgoddard.com/en/our-people/c/collett-beth/
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Finance

Position

Partner, Capital Markets

Career

Landwell LLP (now PwC): Trainee 2002-2004

Allen & Overy: Associate 2004-2007, Senior Associate 2007-2012, Counsel 2012-2017

Addleshaw Goddard: Partner May 2017 – present

Languages

English

Member

SRA

Education

2:1 LLB Durham University 1997-2000

Distinction LPC College of Law 2001-2002


London: Finance

Debt capital markets

Within: Debt capital markets

Addleshaw Goddard has moved into the debt capital markets arena with the hire of experienced partner Beth Collett from Allen & Overy LLP. Collett advises on public listed and privately placed issuances for issuers, managers and trustees. Her focus on bond issuances in the social housing market fits well with the firm's strength in that sector, and with its private placement practice, though she also handles debt issuances by corporates in other market sectors. Her work since joining the firm included advising Barclays Bank, HSBC Bank, RBC Europe and Prudential Trustee Company as joint bookrunners and trustees on the issuance of £500m in secured bonds for London & Quadrant Housing Trust, which is the largest own name bond issue to date in the social housing sector. Collett also acted on behalf of bookrunners Banco Santander, Barclays Bank, HSBC Bank and Lloyds Bank, and trustee Prudential Trustee on Company Notting Hill Housing Trust's £400m secured bond issuance.

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London: Real estate

Social housing: finance

Within: Leading individuals

Beth Collett - Addleshaw Goddard

Within: Social housing: finance

Addleshaw Goddard¬†is ‚Äėan acknowledged leader‚Äô for social housing finance deals, and ‚Äėhas a depth of experience that is simply invaluable‚Äô. The team, which has taken on a number of new associates, is best known for advising lenders in the debt capital markets space, and has also acted in refinancing transactions associated with all of the housing sector‚Äôs major mergers. Indeed, Lee Shankland¬†acted for all lenders to Genesis Housing Association, Notting Hill Housing Trust and Notting Hill Home Ownership in relation to the mergers of these groups, and the associated refinancing of all legacy debt. Similarly, Nick Barlow¬†advised a consortium of lenders including Abbey National Treasury Services and AIB Group on the refinance of all existing loan facilities to AmicusHorizon and Viridian Housing as part of the merger between these housing association to create the new group, Optivo; the team then advised AIB Group on its new ISDA documentation with Optivo. Capital markets highlights have included Beth Collett¬†advising the joint bookrunners and bond and security trustee on a secured bond issuance by London & Quadrant (L&Q) totalling ¬£500m, and Steve Mackie¬†assisting BlackRock Investment Management with a ¬£100m private placement transaction with Wheatley Housing Group, which marked the client‚Äôs second-ever transaction in the social housing sector. Managing associate Geoffrey McGinley¬†is also recommended.

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