Associate, New York
Celeste represents leading financial institutions and other lenders, arrangers, agents and borrowers in a broad range of domestic and cross-border finance deals. She has experience with various finance deals in connection with mergers and acquisitions, syndicated credit facilities, acquisition financings, exit financings with respect to bankruptcies and vessel financings and transactions. Prior to joining Linklaters, Celeste practiced as a finance associate at another international law firm.
Celeste has advised clients on a wide range of complex international transactions. These include advising:
- an ad-hoc group of secured creditors in connection with a multi-billion-dollar recapitalization of Concordia International Corp., a publicly listed international generics pharmaceuticals business with sales in more than 90 countries.
- Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch, as lead arranger in connection with a multi-million-dollar dividend recapitalization transaction for LifeMiles, Ltd., a company that owns and operates a loyalty program with over 320 commercial partnerships.
- AMP Capital Investors (UK) Limited and Midwest Fiber Acquisition LLC in connection with a multi-million-dollar senior secured credit facility and revolving credit facility.