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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP

107 CHEAPSIDE, LONDON, EC2V 6DN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7862 4600
DX:
557 LONDON/CITY
Email:
Web:
www.orrick.com

Nell Scott

Tel:
Work +44 20 7862 4748
Email:
Web:
www.orrick.com/People/D/A/2/Nell-Scott
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Work Department

Emerging Markets
Capital Markets

Position

Partner

Career

Nell Scott regularly advises on international capital markets, corporate finance, M&A and private equity transactions, as well as corporate governance and disclosure issues, with an emphasis on Africa, Russia and other emerging markets.

Nell’s clients have included major investment banks and financial institutions, public and private companies and sovereign governments. Nell lived and worked in Russia from 1993 to 1997 and is a fluent Russian speaker.

Languages

English
Russian

Member

New York State Bar
District of Columbia Bar
Law Society of England and Wales

Education

Duke Law School, J.D., 2001
Duke Law School, LL.M., International and Comparative Law, 2001
University of Washington, B.A., Russian and Eastern European Studies, 1993


London: Finance

Emerging markets

Within: Emerging markets

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP has continued to  grow its work in high-profile financing and investment matters across the emerging markets in Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. The practice in London frequently acts for investment banks, emerging market private equity funds and strategic investors and is known for its knowledge of international banking law. Its recent work included acting for lenders, including European Investment Bank and EBRD, in a $120m debt and equity financing for a 54MW wind farm in the Sainshand region of Mongolia. Peter O’Driscoll leads the firm’s emerging markets group and last year he acted for Norwegian mobile operator Telenor two public offerings of shares in Russian telecom company VEON, formerly known as VimpelCom, with a combined value of $650m. Nell Scott, who has extensive experience in corporate finance and capital markets transactions in Russia, acted for Millicom International Cellular in a $500m bond issue and a $600m tender offer for existing bonds. Also recommended are Weyinmi Popo, who focuses on infrastructure and energy transactions in Africa;  Shawn Atkinson, who assists US and Canadian investors with emerging markets transactions; and oil and gas expert Peter Roberts, who counts Tullow Ghana among his clients.

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