Mark Walsh co-heads Sidley’s capital markets group in the EMEA region. Mark, who is qualified to practice New York, English and Hong Kong law, advises public and private sector clients. He has worked with governments and other sovereign and quasi-sovereign clients, as well as with companies from a broad range of industries, including banking, insurance and other financial services; oil, gas and petrochemicals; pharmaceuticals and life sciences; automotive; paper and forest products; telecommunications, media and technology; real estate; and food services and distribution. Mark works with both larger listed public companies and financial institutions and privately-owned, often private equity or family-controlled, enterprises wishing to access the public or private markets for the first time. Recent matters of public record in which clients raised in excess of US$7 billion in aggregate included representation of corporate and financial institution issuers in connection with debt, equity and hybrid capital offerings listed on U.S., European and other exchanges, including the NYSE, NASDAQ and London Stock Exchange for equity securities and the Irish and Luxembourg stock exchanges for debt securities, as well as representation of issuers, dealers and agents in connection with U.S., Euro and global Medium-Term Note and commercial paper programs.