AREA OF PRACTICE

Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring

Biography

Sabina Khan is an associate in Brown Rudnick's Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring team in the London office. Sabina’s practice focuses on restructuring, finance, insolvency and debt trading matters. She acts for a range of clients including private equity funds, hedge funds, sovereign entities, creditors, debtors and corporates. Sabina is experienced with asset sale agreements, finance and security documentation, leases and guarantees. She also regularly advises in relation to the sale and purchase of distressed debt throughout Europe.

Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Sabina spent over 6 years in investment banks, including JPMorgan and Deutsche Bank, working in the debt capital markets and derivatives space.

Representation

Some of Sabina's notable engagements include:

Currently acting for a major private equity investment firm in the 100% disposal of its stake in an European subsidiary (a listed real estate investment company) with a property portfolio spanning the Netherlands and Germany, in a time-sensitive deal estimated to be worth in excess of EUR 500m.

Currently representing a West African Government (Ministry of Finance) and a wholly owned national airline company in connection with debt restructuring and operational restructuring, with a view to future privatization/recapitalization.

Acted for Queensgate Investments, a real estate fund, on the debt financing side in connection with the acquisition of Kensington Forum Hotel, a 906-room hotel in central London, for an amount of around £350m (2016).

Assisted one of the largest funds in Scandinavia with a super-senior investment proposal in order to fund a solvent work-out of PA Resources (an oil and gas exploration company listed on the Swedish stock exchange, with interests in the North Sea, Congo and Tunisia), including an innovative proposal which provided for the company to issue a private placement aimed to elicit a healthy return (2015).

Regularly advises a London-based hedge fund in relation to the sale and purchase of distressed European debt, overcoming jurisdictional issues and ensuring that the relevant documentation is LMA-compliant.

Acted for currency traders involved in ongoing regulatory investigations in connection with the alleged manipulation of the foreign exchange market.

Education

BPP Law School, Legal Practice Course
King’s College London, LLB Laws

Bar Admissions

Solicitor of the Senior Courts, England & Wales
Publications