Azadeh Varzi | Brunswick
Azadeh Varzi

Azadeh Varzi

Partner, London

Azadeh specializes in capital markets transactions, debt restructurings and corporate reputation and across a wide range of sectors.

She has extensive experience of supporting companies through dual track processes and IPOs in different markets. She most recently advised Trainline on their London IPO along with Global Ports Holding, McCarthy & Stone, Polypipe and NMC Health on their London IPOs. She also has experience of international listings including Mavi in Istanbul and Pirelli in Milan.

Azadeh has also advised on some of the most complex and high profile restructurings of recent years. She 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.