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Laetitia Costa
M: +44 (0) 7713 404 599
DD: +44 (0) 207 856 2549
T: +44 (0) 207 856 2525
laetitia.costa@avonhurst.com

Profile
Laetitia Costa is a dual-qualified partner at Avonhurst. Laetitia has over 17 years’ experiences in leveraged finance, debt restructuring transactions and real estate transactions, advising private equity firms, arrangers, funds, family offices, managers and corporations. Before joining Avonhurst, she worked at a range of Magic Circle and City firms and was a partner at Milbank and then Head of Banking & Finance at PwC UK.

She advises on all type of senior and subordinated financings for domestic and cross border acquisitions, including bank-bonds transactions, public to private transactions, unitranche, Euro PP, second lien, mezzanine, holdco PIK and investment grade financings. Laetitia is the co-author of the Practitioner Guide to European Leveraged Finance and has been noted as “a key resource on French deals” by Legal 500 UK.

Selected experience
// Goldman Sachs and Nomura as MLAs and BNP Paribas as Agent in connection with a €600m first/ second lien financing for the acquisition of the French group Sebia by Montagu PE and Astorg Partners.

// EQT in connection with €620m senior financing and €95m mezzanine financing related to the acquisition of SAG.

// The purchasers in €220m offering floating rate notes by the French issuer Medi-Partenaires to SAS to finance its acquisition of Medipole Sud Sante.

// Park Square Capital in connection with the €75m mezzanine debt for the acquisition of a UK group.