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Jennifer Passagne

Jennifer Passagne

Jennifer Passagne is a counsel in the Finance Practice Group in Haynes Boone’s London office.

Her practice focuses on leveraged finance, funds finance, real estate finance, restructurings and other corporate finance transactions.

Jennifer has extensive experience in domestic and cross-border acquisition finance across a variety of sectors and credit products for private equity sponsors, alternative investment funds, banks and corporate clients. She advises borrowers and creditors at all levels of the capital structure. Jennifer excels at assisting clients navigate complex transactions from start to finish. She works with clients throughout the life of a financing and handles amendments and extensions, refinancings, add-on portfolio acquisitions, disposals, local facilities, reorganisations and debt-buy backs.

Prior to joining Haynes Boone, Jennifer was a member of the London Finance Practice at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.

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Selected Client Representations
  • Advising a global private equity firm in the financing of its acquisition of a European independent over-the-counter drug manufacturer and distributor
  • Advising a European private equity firm in the financing of its acquisition of a sun protection and closure solutions company
  • Advising an In Vitro Diagnostic worldwide company in connection with an add-on acquisition of a specialty diagnostics company
  • Advising a leading European gourmet food company on its refinancing
  • Advising a global private equity firm on a public to private takeover of a Norwegian information technology company
  • Advising a global private equity firm in the financing of its acquisition of an advanced insulation and engineered foams company
  • Advising a global private equity firm in the financing of its acquisition of a casino operator group
  • Advising a UK private equity firm in the financing of its acquisition of a leading security technologists company
  • Advising a UK private equity firm in the financing of its acquisition of a groundworks and civil engineering firm
  • Advising a UK private equity firm in the financing of its acquisition of a holiday parks operator
  • Advising an ad hoc co-com of senior secured noteholders on the financial restructuring and recapitalisation of a paper-based solutions provider
  • Advising a NY investment firm on its mezzanine financing to a business funding company
  • Advising a US private equity firm on various confidential investment opportunities in the European market and other portfolio matters
  • Advising an international oil and gas company on its mezzanine financing and associated restructuring
  • Advising a Telecoms and Media provider on its refinancing
  • Various private equity firms on fund level financings (including capital call facilities and NAV facilities)
  • Leading investment banks on a variety of financings
* Some of these representations were handled prior to joining Haynes Boone
Qualifications

Education

Diploma, Applied Finance, Kaplan Law School, 2010

Bachelor of Law, (Hons), University of Queensland, 2006

Admissions

Supreme Court of Queensland

Press Release
Jennifer Passagne Joins Haynes Boone London Finance Practice
September, 27 2021

Haynes and Boone, LLP welcomes banking and finance lawyer Jennifer Passagne as counsel in the firm’s growing London office.  Formerly with Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in London, Jennifer focuses on domestic and cross-border acquisition and leveraged finance for private equity sponsors, alternative investment funds, banks and corporate clients. She advises borrowers and creditors at all levels of [...]