Lauren J. Blaber Associate

Lauren focuses her practice in capital markets and derivatives and has experience in representing major investment banks in respect of a range of derivatives products.

Her practice includes expertise in advising in respect of the following:

  • Fixed income and foreign exchange
  • Power hedging and commodities transactions
  • Derivatives forming an integral part of a leveraged finance, high-yield bond issuance, project or infrastructure transaction
  • Deal contingent transactions, both as standalone or as part of an acquisition, infrastructure or project transaction

Experience

Advising a major investment bank in its capacity as mandated hedge provider in relation to the financing aspects of a £4.2 billion acquisition. The deal was one of the largest European private equity buyouts since the coronavirus pandemic.

Advising a major investment bank in connection with a complex deal contingent transaction in relating to a take private transaction of a consortium of private equity funds’ £1.4 billion recommended cash offer for a major PLC.

  • The University of Law, Birmingham, LPC, with Distinction, 2013
  • University of Portsmouth, LLB, First Class Honors, 2012
  • Solicitor, England and Wales
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