Kym Jesse

Special counsel | London

Client services contact Pam Taaffe


Track record

Venture debt financings

Represented numerous technology companies in connection with venture debt financings funded by Silicon Valley Bank, Columbia Lake Partners, Kreos Capital, Harbert and Triplepoint Capital.

Early stage tech companies

Advised number of early stage technology focused borrowers on security packages which frequently involved consideration of complicated issues over lender control of revenue streams, management of receivables, online payment collection and cash sweep mechanics.

Advised SoundCLoud on $40m syndicated

Advised SoundCLoud on $40m syndicated venture debt financing which involved a significant and complex cross border security package in UK, Germany and USA.

Leading venture fund

Advised leading venture fund on exist strategy and sale of Lotus F1 Team Ltd to Renault SAS drafting over 50 bespoke technical lending agreements for investors, shareholders and 3rd parties and termination and release contracts to consolidate and ratify existing debt position and enable clean exit arrangements.

Lending and security package

Advised investor/entrepreneur on a proposed lending and security package in conjunction with a series of convertible loan note investments.

$450m cross border Project Finance and Property Finance transaction

Advised Goldman Sachs and Goldman Sachs Alternative Energy Group in connection with $450m cross border Project Finance and Property Finance transaction for development of gas and electricity power station.

CIBS World Markets, ING Bank N.V. and RBS

Advised CIBS World Markets, ING Bank N.V. and RBS as joint arrangers in connection with the provision of £515m credit facilities for the acquisition of Trader Media Group.

Gilde Invetment Management B.V.

Advised Gilde Invetment Management B.V. in conection with £110 cross-border management buyout of a Swedish Target and subsidiaries in seven jurisdictions with significant local law financial assistance and structural subordination issues.


  • “An Introduction to Venture Debt with JAG Shaw Baker” workshop and presentation by Kym Jesse and Tina Baker at Rocketspace Events on 7th August 2018