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Capital Markets

Sector focused legal advice for corporate transactions in debt and equity capital markets.

Our experience in Capital Markets (Debt)

Our lawyers have considerable experience in debt capital issuances in the international capital markets, including acting for investment banks and issuers in a broad range of debt offerings on several stock exchanges.

Advising the arrangers (Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Merrill Lynch) on Mashreqbank PSC’s annual updates of its USD $5 billion EMTN Programme listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

Advising Catlin Group on a USD $220 million insurance catastrophe swap and securitisation with an Irish debt listing and a proposed IPO of a new Bermuda collateralised reinsurer.

Advising Aspen Re on a USD $477 million credit insurance and derivative structure in respect of reinsurance receivables, distributed by Deutsche Bank.

Capital Markets (Equity)

Our seasoned team have in-depth experience handling IPOs and secondary offerings on all the main exchanges, as well as in advising issues, sponsors, lead managers, underwriters, nomads/brokers, and depositaries.

Advising Numis Securities Limited, as sponsor and underwriter and Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, as co-underwriter, in connection with a placing and open offer to raise £75 million by Chaucer Holdings Plc, an insurance and reinsurance group listed on the Official List.

Advising Citibank, N.A. as depositary receipts servicer and Citigroup Global Markets Deutschland AG as depositary on OJSC PhosAgro’s USD $538 million IPO in the form of shares and GDRs on the London Stock Exchange.

Acting as managers and nomad’s counsel to Renaissance Capital and KBC Peel Hunt on the USD $135 million AIM IPO of Volga Gas Plc, a UK holding company for Russian oil and gas licences.