Alex Smith is a senior associate in the banking & finance group at Eversheds Sutherland. She has experience in leveraged and acquisition finance, investment grade corporate finance, real estate finance, project finance and debt capital markets. Alex has also recently complete the sustainable finance certificate from the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership at the University of Cambridge.

Her recent experience includes:
– £350 million sustainability-linked refinancing for a FTSE 100 listed component manufacturer, acting for a syndicate of lenders;
– £450 million sustainability bond issuance for a national housing and care provider, being the first issuance of its kind in the sector, acting for the issuer;
– Financing of UK based consumer electric car hire business, acting for the lender;
£1 billion refinancing of a large telecoms and services provider, cited as one of the largest private credit financings in Europe, acting for the borrowers; and financing the purchase of a portfolio of onshore wind farms across the UK and Ireland in a £50m deal, acting for the borrower.