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Debt Capital Markets Experience

Our lawyers are experienced in advising all participants in the debt capital markets, including:

  • issuers of debt securities (including sovereigns and multilaterals)
  • investment banks and underwriters
  • financial advisory firms
  • private equity houses
  • debt funds
  • corporate trustees
  • service providers
  • investors

Eversheds Sutherland can advise you on all aspects of your transaction, including:

  • domestic and cross-border bond offerings
  • USPP and other private placements of debt securities
  • convertible and hybrid capital structures
  • liability management (consent solicitations, tender offers, exchange offers)
  • bond restructurings
  • high yield bonds
  • project bonds
  • green bonds

Transactions on which our lawyers have acted include advising:

  • the arranger and dealers on Ooredoo’s Dublin-listed US$5bn GMTN programme and a R144A/Reg S US$1bn issue of notes thereunder 
  • the arranger and dealers on Doha Bank’s London-listed US$2bn EMTN programme and a Reg S US500m issue of notes thereunder 
  • a FTSE 100 corporate as issuer and guarantor on a series of London-listed sterling bond offerings totalling £1bn
  • six UK corporates as issuers on establishing new commercial paper programmes for the purposes of accessing the UK government’s Covid Corporate Finance Facility
  • the shareholders on a bank/bond liability management exercise by a major UK infrastructure business
  • a UK renewable energy business on a private placement of secured minibonds to finance solar projects in Italy
  • a UK clean energy business on the establishment of a US$100m programme for the private placement of secured green bonds
  • a private placement of bonds in relation to the acquisition of a UK real estate group
  • the sole investor on a programme for the private placement of bonds secured over real estate acquired and operated by a registered provider of shared ownership properties
  • a FTSE 250 investment fund as issuer on a £65m US private placement
  • the purchasers on multiple US private placements for a range of UK corporates
  • the venture capital arm of a major international corporation on an investment in the biotechnology sector by way of convertible bonds
  • a UK REIT on two issues totalling nearly £500m of London-listed guaranteed first mortgage bonds secured over property portfolios
  • a UK private equity firm on a series of private re-financings of PIK interest on high yield bonds issued by one of its portfolio companies
  • a UK media company on a sterling-denominated convertible bond issue
  • a Turkish financial institution on the establishment of an MTN programme
  • an African multilateral financial institution on establishing a US$5bn EMTN programme and multiple drawdowns totalling over US$3.6bn thereunder
  • a leading Spanish bank as arranger on the establishment of two listed ECP programmes

Contact our Debt Capital Markets team:

If you would like any further information or need advice on debt capital markets transactions, please contact our legal team.

Māris Vainovskis, Senior Partner

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