Overview

Victoria is a director in the banking team, specialising in project finance with a particular focus on energy (renewables, including wind, solar, gas and waste) and infrastructure projects.

Victoria’s clients are drawn from across the full spectrum of the energy and infrastructure sector and include sponsors, borrowers and lenders, including many of the leading banks and financial institutions in the market. 

In addition to her core specialism, Victoria has considerable experience in acquisition finance, asset finance, general corporate finance and insurance finance.

Experience
  • Advising Bluefield Solar on the acquisition of a portfolio of 15 operational solar photovoltaic plants with a total installed capacity of 64.2 megawatt peak, and the £110m financing with National Westminster Bank plc structured on a portfolio basis alongside the acquisition.
  • Advising Gravis Capital Partners on the acquisition, and subsequent £85m financing of a 95MW portfolio of four operating wind farms in England and Northern Ireland.
  • Advising the financial sponsor of Eden’s groundbreaking geothermal project that sees Eden Geothermal Limited announce £16.8m funding, secured from a mixture of public and private sources, to drill the first well for their pioneering geothermal heat and power project.
  • Advising Albion Capital on their £57m financing of a portfolio of separate UK-based renewable energy projects (consisting of a mixture of approximately 30 separate wind, hydro, and solar projects across England and Wales/Scotland/Northern Ireland) with Aberdeen Standard Investments.
  • Advising Ancala Bioenergy Limited on the £52m refinancing of a portfolio of 14 AD plants and six composting sites across England, Scotland and Wales with National Westminster Bank plc and AIB.
  • Advising the Sponsors on the development of a UK mainline railway station financed with a mixture of public and private investment which is expected to regenerate over 170 acres of undeveloped land into a major transport hub, creating 10,000 jobs and over 1 million square foot of office, retail and leisure space.
  • Advising Alt HAN Co on its smart metering programme.
  • Advising National Australia Bank Limited and Santander UK plc on the £86 million refinancing of a portfolio of onshore wind assets owned by Banks Renewables.
  • Advising the sponsor on the £217 million Bluefield refinancing of a portfolio of 36 solar parks producing a total of 391MW of energy.
  • Advising the borrower in relation to the £110 million total financing package of the Widnes biomass 20 MWe waste wood chip plant.
  • Advising Gravis Capital Partners on a series of limited recourse finance assets across various asset classes, including water infrastructure, renewable energy assets and real estate assets.