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Alex Smith, Senior Associate

Alex Smith

Senior Associate

Practice areas

  • Banking and finance
  • ESG
  • Financial services
  • Private equity
  • Real estate finance

Practice notes

Alex Smith is a Senior Associate in our banking & finance group. She has experience in leveraged and acquisition finance, general corporate finance and real estate finance. Alex also leads the sustainable finance initiatives within the global finance team where she has extensive experience and holds a certificate in Sustainable Finance from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

Her recent experience includes:

Advising Pollen Street Capital, fast growing, purpose led, independent, alternative investment manager, in respect of a new £75,000,000 senior secured credit facility made available to Splend, a UK and Australia based technology enabled platform for vehicle subscription;

Acting for HSBC UK Bank plc as original lender, arranger and sustainability coordinator in respect of advising on the inaugural £300,000,000 sustainability-linked revolving facility for RS Group plc (formerly Electrocomponents PLC) with targets linked to reduction in CO2 emissions, reduction of packaging intensity and increasing female representation in leadership; and

Advising Pollen Street Capital on a senior-secured asset backed debt facility to the all-inclusive electric vehicle subscription service Onto, a UK-based sustainable mobility business, which enables customers to access an electric car.