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Joanna Katsaouni

T: +44 20 7809 2004 M: +44 7436 247 981 Email Joanna | vCard Office: London

Joanna Katsaouni Associate

Contact details

Joanna Katsaouni

Joanna Katsaouni

T: +44 20 7809 2004 M: +44 7436 247 981 Email Joanna | vCard Office: London

Joanna is an associate in the London asset finance group specializing in ship, offshore and superyacht finance. Joanna is a native Greek and is qualified in England and Wales.
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Joanna has experience advising leading banks, financial institutions and owners in cross-border finance and refinancing transactions, including debt financings, sale and leaseback transactions, export-credit backed finance transactions and sale and purchases of second-hand vessels.

Joanna is a member of the Stephenson Harwood yacht and superyacht team and regularly advises on non-contentious matters in the sector. Joanna is also a member of the Stephenson Harwood JOLCOs team advising financiers on a number of JOLCO transactions.

  • Ship and offshore finance

New facilities

Assisting China Development Bank on the US$1.6 billion loan facility in respect of the financing of six Arc7 LNG ice-class carriers that will operate under long term charters servicing the Yamal LNG project.

ECA backed financing

Acting for a large export finance bank regarding a senior secured export credit facility for the financing of six river cruises.

Secured revolving credit facilities

Advising a Norway-based containership company, on its US$70 million revolving credit facility with a leading international bank.

Sale and leaseback

Advising lessors on the sale and leaseback of ships with and without financing.

JOLCO transactions

Acting for financing banks on a number of JOLCO transactions.

Sale and purchase

Advising financiers and shipowners on the purchase and financing of second-hand vessels.

More: Ship and offshore finance

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