Azadeh Varzi | Brunswick Group
Azadeh Varzi

Azadeh Varzi

Partner, London

Azadeh specializes in capital markets transactions, debt restructurings and corporate reputation across a range of sectors. She has worked on some of the highest profile situations in the UK and internationally in recent years including M&A, IPOs, debt restructurings, crises and regulatory investigations. She has extensive M&A experience and has also advised many companies through dual track processes and IPOs.

Azadeh co-leads Brunswick’s global restructuring practise and most recently supported Venator through a restructuring and Chapter 11 and advised Vue International and Keter on their respective restructurings. Azadeh spent four years in the Gulf region launching and building Brunswick’s Gulf practice and during this time she was the lead adviser and sole spokesperson to the Dubai Government throughout the downturn and subsequent $25bn restructuring of Dubai World. Since then, she has led teams on many restructurings and refinancings, working for both corporates and lenders groups on a wide range of situations globally. She also advised on the collapse of Banco Espirito Santo in Portugal and the subsequent sales process of the newly created bank, Novo Banco.

Azadeh joined Brunswick in 2006, prior to which she was an investment banker. She structured debt for large companies in the healthcare sector and then refinanced project finance transactions in the natural resources sector.