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Evangelia Andronikou

Senior Associate

Eva advises corporate issuers, private equity sponsors and investment banks on a wide range of international capital markets and leveraged finance transactions, with an emphasis on high yield bonds, including acquisition financings, debt restructurings and liability management.
Eva is recognised as a 'Key Lawyer' for High Yield and a 'Rising Star' for Debt Capital Markets in Legal 500 UK 2024 and is noted to be "excellent – responsive, detailed, smart", a "standout senior associate", "extremely knowledgeable and capable", "readily available for the client at all times", producing "work of the highest calibre". Between 2018 and 2019, Eva spent six months in the capital markets execution team of a top-tier U.S. investment bank in London.

Experience

Representative matters

High Yield

Ardagh in connection with multiple offerings including:

$2.8 billion offering of multi-currency high yield green bond offering and committed financing arrangements in connection with their business combination with a special purpose acquisition company affiliated with the Gores Group. When issued, this offering was the largest offering of Green Bonds ever completed;

$1.8 billion of notes, consisting of €400 million 2.125% senior secured notes due 2026, $500 million 4.125% senior secured notes due 2026 and $800 million 5.250% senior notes due 2027;

$500 million 5.250% senior secured notes due 2025.

$200 million tap issuance of 5.250% senior secured notes due 2025;

$1 billion 5.250% senior notes due 2027, its tender offer for up to $900 million of its existing 6.000% senior notes due 2025 and its consent solicitation for certain amendments to the indenture governing the 6.000% senior notes due 2025;

$715 million tap issuance of the 4.125% senior secured notes due 2026;

€790 million 2.125% senior secured notes due 2026; consent solicitation for its 4.750% Senior Notes due 2027;

$600 million offering of high yield green notes and

ARD Finance S.A.'s $2.2 billion notes, consisting of $1.13 billion 6.500%/7.250% senior secured toggle notes due 2027 and €1 billion 5.5000%/5.750% senior secured toggle notes due 2027.

Frigoglass S.A.I.C. in connection with multiple offerings including:

The high yield notes offering of €260 million 6.875% senior secured notes due 2025 by its wholly owned subsidiary, Frigoglass Finance B.V. and

its debt restructuring, including the implementation of a scheme of arrangement under the Companies Act 2006 proposed by its subsidiary, Frigoglass Finance B.V. The Scheme related to the restructuring of €250 million 8.25 % senior notes due 2018 issued by Frigoglass Finance B.V. (The deal was "Highly Commended" at the Legal Business Awards 2018 for Restructuring Team of the Year, "Honored" for "Corporate Turnaround" at the 10th Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards and Restructuring Forum 2018, and "Commended" in the category "Managing Complexity & Scale" in the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Europe 2018 Awards.)

The initial purchasers on Travelodge's £330 million 10.250% senior secured rate notes due 2028 and €250 million senior secured floating rate notes due 2028.

Trivium Packaging Finance B.V. in connection with its offering of $2.85 billion of notes, consisting of €625 million 3.750% senior secured notes due 2026, $1.05 billion 5.500% senior secured notes due 2026, €355 million senior secured floating rate notes due 2026 and $700 million 8.500% senior notes due 2027.

An Indian first time issuer in connection with a proposed high yield offering of $250 million. The initial purchasers on Sibanye Stillwater's $1.2 billion senior notes offering.

The initial purchasers and the mandated lead arrangers in connection with Constellation Automotive's underwritten financing arrangements, including its £695 million offering of 4.875 %senior secured notes due 2027, its approximately £750 million (equivalent) senior secured term facility, its £250 million revolving credit facility and its £325 million second lien facility.

The initial purchasers in connection with Cable and Wireless' $220 million offering of 6.875% senior notes due 2027 by its wholly owned subsidiary C&W Senior Financing Designated Activity Company.

The initial purchasers in connection with Cable and Wireless' $500 million offering of 7.500% senior secured notes due 2026 by its wholly owned subsidiary C&W Senior Financing Designated Activity Company.

The initial purchasers in connection with InterXion's €1 billion notes offering and entry into a €200 million revolving credit facility.

J.P. Morgan, as sole global coordinator, in connection with WIND Hellas' high yield "tap" offering of €95 million senior secured notes.

The initial purchasers in connection with Miller Homes' £425 million inaugural high yield bond.

The initial purchasers in connection with Grupo Cortefiel's €600 million inaugural high yield bond.

The initial purchasers in connection with Sibanye Gold's $1.05 billion bond offering. When issued, this was the largest ever South African corporate bond debt, as well as the largest ever private-sector corporate bond debut in Africa.

The initial purchasers in connection with First Quantum Minerals' $2.2 billion high yield notes offering and dealer managers in $1.5 billion tender offers.

Debt Capital Markets

Recognition
Excellent – responsive, detailed, smart", a "standout senior associate", "extremely knowledgeable and capable", "readily available for the client at all times", producing "work of the highest calibre.
Legal 500 UK, 2024
It is noted that she has "the ability to understand a client's business and respond to requests to deliver a transaction, sometimes at very short notice.
Legal 500 UK, 2023

Awards

  • Eva is recognised as a "Key Lawyer" for High Yield and a "Rising Star" for Debt Capital Markets in Legal 500 UK, 2024
  • Eva is recognised as a "Key Lawyer" for High Yield for Legal 500 UK, 2023
  • Part of the team "Commended" in the category "Managing Complexity & Scale" in the FT
  • European Innovative Lawyer Awards 2018, for its work on the Frigoglass restructuring
  • Part of the team that was honoured for "Corporate Turnaround" at the 10th Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards and Restructuring Forum 2018, for its work on the Frigoglass restructuring
  • Part of the team that was awarded "MENA Project Bond of the Year" by IJ Global Awards 2018, "MENA Bond Deal of the Year" by PFI Awards 2017 and "Structured Finance Deal of the Year" by Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East Awards 2017 for its work advising the initial purchasers on the US$814 million bond offering by ACWA Power Management and Investments One Limited

Qualifications

Admissions

Attorney-at-Law, New York

Solicitor, England and Wales

Academic

New York University School of Law LLM in Corporate Law

University of Law LPC (Distinction)

London School of Economics and Political Science LLM in Corporate and Commercial Law (Distinction)

University of Nottingham LLB

Languages

English Greek French
Disclaimer
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.