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Capital Markets: Debt & Equity

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What the team is known for

Fields a team of well-regarded practitioners, proficient in emerging markets transactions, with a notable sub-specialism in sukuk and Shari'a-compliant DCM deals. Has the ability, through its global network, to advise on matters pertaining to the Middle East, Africa and the CEE area. Also offers extensive expertise in US securities law, liability management and sovereign bond issues.

Strengths

A client remarks: "The team is great to work with and always does a superb job."

A source comments: "Dentons is a great firm with highly competent lawyers."

An interviewee notes: "The firm is very proactive when providing solutions."

Work highlights

Advised Ryanair on its EUR850 million bond issuance.

Notable practitioners

David Cohen frequently advises issuers and underwriters on a wide variety of investment-grade debt transactions. 
"David Cohen is excellent; he's very pragmatic and a pleasure to work with."

Nick Hayday is well regarded for his work advising both issuers and underwriters on debt issuances. He offers expertise in advising both sovereign and private issuers.
"Nick is excellent, diligent and efficient." "He is excellent technically but also pragmatic."

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Overview

Debt Capital Markets

We are best known for our emerging markets DCM practice and team which is a reflection of our unique global footprint. We are able to offer our clients a DCM deal team from one firm with local law, English law and US securities law expertise. In particular, we have a significant track record of advising on international bond issues across Africa, Middle East, Turkey and Central & Eastern Europe and have significant industry experience in the sovereign, financial institution and energy sectors. Our team primarily works on international bond issues, debt programmes and liability management transactions. In addition, we advise corporate trustees on restructurings and defaults as well as new issues across a range of DCM, Sukuk and structured products.


Equity Capital Markets

Our dedicated Equity Capital Markets team includes leading experts in equity fundraisings and other stock exchange transactions. Our focus is on the efficient and proactive delivery of IPOs secondary fundraisings and M&A transactions for both issuers and their sponsors, nominated advisers, brokers, underwriters and lead managers, bringing together our corporate finance and sector expertise across our firm.

Members

Cohen, David

Colbridge, Nikolas

Half, Cameron

Hayday, Nick

Hayday, Nick

Lloyd, Catriona

Nicholson, Neil

Norfolk, Guy

Sapte, Matthew

Clients

Aberdeen Asset Management

Cola Içecek Anonim Şirketi

DP Eurasia N.V.

Hurricane Energy

Lietuvos Energija

Mazoon Electricity Company SAOC

mBank

Republic of Ghana

Republic of Kenya

Ryanair

VGP NV

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Government

Mining & Metals

Transportation

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity

Dentons

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Location

One Fleet Place

London

Greater London

UK

EC4M 7WS

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

London (Firms)

Capital Markets: Debt


David Cohen
Band 3
Nick Hayday
Band 4