Nathalie Hobbs

Regional Managing Partner for Asia at Linklaters LLP

Nathalie Hobbs

Nathalie Hobbs

Regional Managing Partner for Asia at Linklaters LLP

Biography

Profession

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

Experience

Nathalie has been a partner since 2001 and specialises in international secured and unsecured loans, syndicated lending and acquisition financings (public, private and leveraged).

Nathalie has recently advised:

* Hony Capital, the largest Chinese PE fund, on the debt financing to fund the acquisition of PizzaExpress which consists of two high yield bond issues (£200m senior notes issued by the parent and £410m senior secured notes issued by the company) which were carried out pre-closing into escrow. In addition, a £20m super senior revolving credit facility was committed by the arrangers;
* the arranger and lenders on a growth capital financing with PRC and non-PRC borrowers;
* an investor on a convertible loan for a PRC group;
* share backed financings for several international banks;
* SMBC and the other arrangers on the HK$14bn term and revolving syndicated loan facility to Sun Hung Kai Properties (Financial Services) Limited;
* a consortium of 19 lenders in a HK$13.8bn syndicated term loan and revolving credit facility to Henderson Land Credit (2014) Limited;
* Bank of America Merrill Lynch as arranger on the US$125m facilities for the leveraged acquisition by funds advised by CVC of South Beauty;
* Lai Fung Holdings Limited on an offshore facility agreement for a total amount of HK$2.5bn and an onshore CNY facility for a total of HK$1.05bn (equivalent);
* Citibank N.A. as arranger of the refinancing of a portfolio of UK properties for the Malaysian pension fund, EPF;
* Standard Chartered as arranger on the public to private acquisition financing of PRC business Shang Pharma;
* Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited as lender on the acquisition finance facilities for Famous Commercial Limited in connection with its acquisition of shares in Hong Kong listed company Frasers Property (China) Limited;
* Citibank on the refinancing of the AIA Central building in Hong Kong; and
* Bright Foods on its financing of the acquisition of Weetabix.

She has acted for borrowers on secured inventory and receivables based facilities and has also done a number of restructurings of leveraged buy-out credits in Europe.

Professional experience

2012 to date Partner, Linklaters LLP (based in Hong Kong)
2001 - 2012 Partner, Linklaters LLP, Paris
1993 - 2001 Associate, Linklaters LLP, Paris
1991 - 1993 Trainee Solicitor, Linklaters LLP, London

Education

1991 - Law Society Finals, College of Law, London
1989 - BA (Hons) Jurisprudence, Wadham College, Oxford University

Languages

English, French

Overview
Career Highlights

Linklaters LLP

RelSci Relationships

905

Number of Boards

1

Relationships
RelSci Relationships are individuals Nathalie Hobbs likely has professional access to. A relationship does not necessarily indicate a personal connection.

Partner at Linklaters LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Senior Partner at Linklaters LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Chairman & Senior Partner at Linklaters LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Senior Partner at Linklaters LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Corporate Partner at Linklaters LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner at Linklaters LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner at Linklaters LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner at Linklaters LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner at Linklaters LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner at Linklaters LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Paths to Nathalie Hobbs
Potential Connections via
Relationship Science
You
Nathalie Hobbs
Regional Managing Partner for Asia at Linklaters LLP
Career History
Regional Managing Partner for Asia
Current

Linklaters LLP is a multinational law firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1838 and is a member of the Magic Circle of leading British law firms. It currently employs around 2,600 lawyers and has 29 offices across 20 countries.

Boards & Committees
Member, Executive Committee
2017 - Current

Linklaters LLP is a multinational law firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1838 and is a member of the Magic Circle of leading British law firms. It currently employs around 2,600 lawyers and has 29 offices across 20 countries.

Advisors
Advisor

Former Regional Managing Partner, Asia at Linklaters LLP

Other Affiliations

Nathalie Hobbs is affiliated with Linklaters LLP, Linklaters LLP

This web site is not endorsed by, directly affiliated with, maintained, authorized, or sponsored by Nathalie Hobbs. The use of any trade name or trademark is for identification and reference purposes only and does not imply any association with the trademark holder. The Presence of Nathalie Hobbs's profile does not indicate a business or promotional relationship of any kind between RelSci and Nathalie Hobbs.
  • be_ixf; php_sdk; php_sdk_1.4.15
  • https://relationshipscience.com/person/nathalie-hobbs-121129342
  • https://relationshipscience.com/person/nathalie-hobbs-121129342