Jenny Hodges

Jenny Hodges
Senior Associate


T: +44 20 7814 8000
D: +44 20 7863 8954
M: +44 7713392539

Summary Open

Jenny is a Senior Associate in the firm’s Corporate group of the London office in Watson Farley & Williams.

Jenny has acted for both listed and private corporate clients and specialises in a broad range of corporate work, including corporate finance, group reorganisation, mergers and acquisitions and commercial transactions. Since joining Watson Farley & Williams, Jenny has worked in the firm’s London and Singapore offices. Jenny is a member of “Women in Mining”.

Experience Open

    Jenny’s experience includes advising:
    • AIM-traded Saffron Energy Plc on its agreements to acquire the Italian oil & gas portfolios of each of AIM-traded Sound Energy Plc and ASX-listed Po Valley Energy Ltd, both of which constitute reverse takeovers under the AIM Rules, and on its related institutional cornerstone investment and placing to raise £14m.
    • Mariana Resources Limited, the AIM and TSXV listed mining exploration and development company, on its £166.85m combination with Sandstorm Gold Ltd, a gold streaming and royalty company listed on NYSE MKT and TSX. This was the largest M&A transaction on AIM in 2017.
    • Chaarat Gold Holdings Ltd on its successful private placing of US$15m short term senior secured convertible loan notes.
    • Diversified Gas & Oil Plc on its admission to trading on AIM and related placing to raise US$50m, the largest oil and gas flotation in London since oil prices started to fall in mid-2014.
    • OMV AG and OMV Exploration & Production GmbH on the sale of 100% of the shares in its wholly owned subsidiary OMV (U.K.) Ltd to Siccar Point Energy Limited (backed by Blackstone Energy Partners and Blue Water Energy) for a consideration of up to US$1bn.
    • North River Resources Plc on a US$5.6m conditional investment by its majority shareholder Greenstone Resources LP.
    • RoundShield Partners LLP on the construction financing to Greenheath Energy Ltd for the 12.5 MW Toggam Farm solar park near Lakenheath Suffolk, UK.
    • On the sale of a 73.81% stake in MRI Trading to Singapore Stock Exchange listed CWT Ltd for an aggregate consideration of approximately US$94m (subject to adjustments).
    • A US private equity fund on its investment in a ship owning business.
    • Mariana Resources Ltd, an AIM and TSX-listed exploration and development company with gold, silver and copper projects in Argentina and Chile, in relation to a strategic investment by AngloGold Ashanti Ltd (through its subsidiary, AngloGold Ashanti Holdings plc).
    • US OTC-BB listed Universal Gold Mining Corp on the sale by its wholly owned subsidiary, Universal Gold Mining (Cayman) Ltd, of UGMCL’s entire interest in the Toldafria gold mining project, located in the state of Caldas, central Colombia, to TSX listed Rio Novo Gold.
    • Altona Energy Plc on its acquisition of an indirect 95% beneficial interest in two advanced coal exploration licences located in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China.
    • Baobab Resources Plc on various placings, as well as the Rule 9 “whitewash” of the investment in Baobab by African mining fund AMED.
    • AIM and ASX-listed Australian gold production and exploration company Norseman Gold Plc on various placings, including an issue of secured convertible loan notes.
    • North River Resources Plc in relation to a US$12m private equity investment by Greenstone Resources LP.
    • Duedil Ltd, a technology start up company, in relation to its Series A and Series B private equity funding rounds.
    • Tokyo Stock Exchange-listed Isuzu Motors Ltd on its acquisition of the remaining issued share capital of Isuzu’s UK distribution company, Isuzu Truck (UK) Ltd.
    • German private equity firm Aurelius Group on the acquisition of Scholl’s international footwear division from Reckitt Benckiser.
    • DONG Energy on its sale to Marubeni Corporation of a 49.9% stake in the Gunfleet Sands 1 and 2 UK offshore wind farms.
    • A private equity fund on the acquisition of a company owning landfill gas assets from a seller in administration.
    • A clean energy company on capital restructuring and in relation to a series of private equity funding rounds.

Education Open

  • University of Manchester

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Women in Mining

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