Zoe Q. Cooper Sutton

Zoe Q. Cooper Sutton

Associate, Banking


Zoe Cooper Sutton advises corporate borrowers, private equity sponsors and financial institutions in relation to a wide range of domestic and cross-border financing transactions, including leveraged and acquisition finance, general corporate finance and restructurings.

Ms. Cooper Sutton’s recent experience includes advising:

  • EG Group in its US$2.8 billion sale of the majority of its Ireland and U.K. businesses to ASDA Group Limited
  • the special committee of independent directors of Adevinta ASA in connection with the US$13.2 billion bid to acquire Adevinta by a consortium led by funds advised by Permira and Blackstone, as well as General Atlantic and TCV
  • Adevinta ASA in the financing of its US$9.2 billion acquisition of eBay Classifieds Group from eBay Inc.
  • Global Auto Holdings Limited in its US$654 million acquisition of Lookers plc
  • Silver Lake Partners in connection with the financing of its acquisitions of Grupo BC, a leader in banking and property outsourcing services; Silae SAS, a cloud-based payroll and HR software specialist, and the subsequent €725 million dividend recapitalisation and refinancing of Silae SAS’s existing indebtedness; and Groupe Meilleurtaux, a leading French online and mobile financial services provider
  • JDE Peet’s N.V. in the €6.5 billion refinancing of its existing indebtedness
  • IPI Partners, LLC in connection with the financing of its acquisition of Safe Host SA, a leader in the Swiss data centre market; and in connection with several financings for the construction and fit-out of European data centres with more than 108 MW of aggregate capacity
  • Castik Capital in connection with the financing of its acquisitions of Element Logic and TBAuctions, as well as subsequent bolt-on acquisitions of Klaravik, Medical Auctions, Auksjonen and PS Auction by TBAuctions
  • H.I.G. Capital in connection with the term loan and ABL facilities related to its acquisition of the heating and plumbing division of Travis Perkins PLC; and the financing of its subsequent acquisition of SHPEP Limited, trading under the Plumbworld brand
  • Intact Financial Corporation and its subsidiary Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Limited on the US$648 million acquisition of the brokered commercial lines operations of Direct Line Insurance Group plc
  • Janus Henderson Group PLC regarding its revolving credit facility
  • SDC Capital Partners LLC in connection with a green loan financing for the construction and fit-out of a purpose-built 56 MW data centre near Frankfurt, Germany
  • Ferrero Group in the financing of its acquisition of Fox’s Biscuits Limited
  • Affidea B.V. in its €580 million term loan B and revolving credit facilities, as well as its subsequent €150 million incremental facility
  • Kone in connection with its €850 million sustainability-linked revolving credit facility
  • Outokumpu in connection with its €700 million sustainability-linked revolving credit facility
  • Waypoint GP Limited in its €730 million take-private acquisition of Stallergenes Greer plc
  • Key Safety Systems, Inc. in the cross-border financing of its US$1.6 billion acquisition of substantially all of the assets and operations of Takata Corporation as part of Takata’s Chapter 11 case, secured by assets located in over 30 jurisdictions
  • DH Private Equity Partners in connection with debt facilities of various portfolio companies
  • financial institutions on the issuance of regulatory capital compliant instruments



  • Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, 2015
  • BA in Jurisprudence, University of Oxford, 2014


  • England & Wales

Zoe Q. Cooper Sutton