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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.

Contact us

Jonathan Malim, Partner

Alex Doughty, Partner

Dr. Alexander Honrath, Partner

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