Zoe Q. Cooper Sutton

Zoe Q. Cooper Sutton

Associate, Banking


Zoe Cooper Sutton advises corporate borrowers and private equity sponsors 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:

  • Adevinta ASA in the financing of its US$9.2 billion acquisition of eBay Classifieds Group from eBay Inc.;
  • 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
    • 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
    • and its portfolio company Supernap Italia in the financing for the construction and fit-out of a purpose-built 5.6MW data centre near Milan, Italy;
  • Castik Capital in connection with the financing of its acquisitions of:
    • Element Logic; and
    • TBAuctions, and subsequent bolt-on acquisitions of 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;
  • the Ferrero Group and related investment vehicles in financing the acquisition of Fox’s Biscuits Limited;
  • Affidea B.V. in its €580 million term loan B and revolving credit facilities to refinance its existing capital structure and 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 and certain portfolio companies in connection with various debt facilities; and
  • Gazit-Globe Ltd. in connection with various debt facilities.



  • Legal Practice Course, BPP University, 2015
  • B.A., University of Oxford, 2014


  • England & Wales

Zoe Q. Cooper Sutton