Victoria Thompson assists clients in a wide variety of finance transactions, focusing on asset-based lending, borrowing base financings, refinancings, special situations, and distressed debt funding. Victoria also has experience with general banking and finance transactions across a number of industries and sectors, including retail, manufacturing, aviation and mining. She acts for all classes of investors including banks, nonbank financial institutions, alternative finance providers, hedge funds, asset managers, quasi-private equity funds, and investment companies. Victoria also advises clients on strategic transactions and joint ventures.
Victoria has worked extensively on cross-border and international financing transactions and frequently works with clients and other lawyers in the United States and throughout Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Victoria is dually qualified to practice in New York and England & Wales. In 2017, The Legal 500 UK noted, “Victoria Thompson is a ‘rising star’ who already has a significant amount of experience in the market, particularly in relation to cross-border ABL transactions.”
Victoria previously spent 11 months on secondment to a New York–based hedge fund in 2015, where she advised on a range of issues. She also spent five months on secondment in 2016 at Wells Fargo, assisting with their acquisition of GE’s commercial distribution finance business.
Advised market-leading lenders on major asset-based lending transactions
Advised on the reorganization of existing asset-based facilities resulting from group company reorganizations
Advised companies on their financial and operational restructurings
Advised secured and unsecured creditors on legal and strategic options in distressed situations
BPP Law School, London, 2008, LPC
University College London, 2007, LLB
England & Wales (Solicitor)
Awards and Affiliations
Recommended, Finance: Asset Based Lending, London, The Legal 500 UK (2019)
Ranked, Rising Star for Banking, Super Lawyers (2014)