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Iona Jones

Solicitor

Biography

Iona is a Solicitor in the Corporate Team.

Iona assists the team in advising both domestic and international clients from a wide range of sectors on corporate transactions, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity investments.

Iona is also actively involved in Ashfords' CSR initiatives. 

Relevant experience

  • Form 3: Advising the leading cloud-native payment technology provider for banks and regulated fintechs on a $33 million strategic equity investment (including participation from Lloyds Banking Group, Nationwide Building Society, 83North and Draper Esprit).
  • Curtis Banks: Advising on the acquisition of a SIPP and SSAS provider, a leading fintech provider and equity placing to raise £25m.
  • Various clients: Assisting the team with advising public and private companies on investment rounds.
  • Various clients: Advising on the purchase and sale of SPVs with interests in solar development.
  • Various clients: Assisting the team on the issue of secured convertible loan notes. Including drafting investor consents, shareholder consents, target and group company board minutes, written resolutions and loan note certificates.
  • Various clients: Managing disclosure and due diligence processes, including drafting due diligence reports in respect of both M&A and investment transactions.
  • Various clients: Assisting with various M&A transactions.
  • Various clients: Advising on the formation of corporate entities and other corporate secretarial matters.