Lola Oni

Lola Oni

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Lola Oni is a senior associate in the London Banking & Finance team. Lola specialises in acquisition finance and secured and unsecured lending. She advises leading financial institutions, private equity investors and corporate institutions on national and cross-border transactions.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised the lenders on the multi-platform refinancing of LSE-listed Ocean Outdoor Limited, including bilateral facilities issued under the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme as well as a syndicated RCF.
  • Advised CataCap, a Danish private equity firm, on the GBP 100,000,000 working capital borrowing base facility used to finance its acquisition of AerFin Limited.
  • Advised mandated lead arrangers on EUR 120,000,000 financing of acquisition of an Austrian biopharmaceutical group. 
  • Advised super senior lenders on EUR 70,000,000 financing the acquisition of a software company. 
  • Advised Robert Bosch Starter Motors Generators Holding GmbH on the financing of its acquisition by Zhengzhou Coal Mining Machinery (Group) Co., Ltd and China Renaissance Capital Investment Inc. 
  • Advised Commerzbank AG, ING Bank, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg and UniCredit Bank AG on the IPO debt financing of Springer Nature AG & Co. KGaA (formerly Springer Nature GmbH).
  • Advised Morgan Stanley Bank International Limited, UniCredit Bank AG, Barclays Bank PLC and HSBC Bank plc on the financing of the acquisition of the Coveris Rigid Group by Lindsey Goldberg. 
  • Advised lender syndicate on the EUR 240,000,000 financing of the acquisition of PlusServer GmbH by BC Partners. 
  • Advised EQT on the refinancing of the existing facilities in place for the SAG Group prior to their exit. 
  • Advised lender syndicate on financing the USD 3,000,000,000 acquisition of the Syngenta group by ChemChina. 

* Including matters handled at previous firm


  • England & Wales (Solicitor) (2014)


  • University of Bath (BSc (Hons) International Management and Modern Languages (German))
  • College of Law (Post Graduate Diploma in Law)
  • College of Law (Legal Practice Course)


  • English
  • German