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UK 2022
London (Firms) Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
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Band 2

4 Ranked Lawyers

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Capital Markets: Debt - London (Firms)
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Band 2
What the team is known for

Maintains strong firm-wide expertise in emerging markets, US and European debt and equity offerings, and in regulatory concerns. Also advises sovereign states and their underwriters on high-profile capital markets transactions. Further recognised for its presence on equity transactions in the Nordic market and for advising Russian issuers on capital markets transactions.

Strengths

A client comments: "They have excellent subject matter experts and have proven themselves able to manage the legal challenges involved in constantly changing projects."

A source notes: "They are very practical."

An interviewee remarks: "The team is comprised of very experienced and knowledgeable professionals. They do not leave a stone unturned."

Work highlights

Acted for Citigroup, Jefferies and UBS in their role as initial purchasers of Pershing Square Holdings USD500 million bond offering.

Notable practitioners

Sebastian Sperber is highly respected for his broad expertise across ECM and DCM transactions. International matters form a key part of his practice.
"He is accessible, responsive and provides clear and practical guidance."

David Gottlieb is widely respected for his international work handling debt transactions, from corporate and sovereign bond issuances to capital-raising transactions for banks. 
"He is a very good lawyer who is very smart and very hard-working."

Pierre-Marie Boury is sought out by banks because he brings a wealth of experience to high-yield deals. He is also capable of handling a broader range of DCM transactions, including hybrid instruments.
"Pierre-Marie is a very smooth and very smart operator who is hard-working."

Ranked Lawyers at
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

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London (Firms)

Capital Markets: Debt

David Gottlieb
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David Gottlieb
3
Band 3
Sebastian R Sperber
3
Sebastian R Sperber
3
Band 3
Capital Markets: Equity

Sebastian R Sperber
2
Sebastian R Sperber
2
Band 2
Capital Markets: High-Yield Products

Pierre-Marie Boury
4
Pierre-Marie Boury
4
Band 4

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