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Andrew Schleider

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Shearman & Sterling LLP

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Capital Markets


Andrew Schleider, a partner in the Capital Markets Group, represents both issuers and underwriters in a wide range of corporate finance transactions. He has significant experience in registered and exempt offerings (including Rule 144A/Regulation S offerings) of high yield and investment grade debt securities, convertible bonds and equity. Andrew also represents clients in consent solicitations and tender and exchange offers and provides general securities law advice. His experience spans many industries, including general industrial, telecom and media, real estate and lodging, healthcare, consumer products, power and energy and natural resources. He joined the firm in 1989 and relocated to Singapore in 2011.


St. John’s University School of Law, J.D., 1989; Georgetown University, B.S.B.A., 1983


Foreign firms

Within: Foreign firms

Shearman & Sterling LLP's India group frequently acts for both Indian corporate and financial sponsors  in a range of transactions. Based between the firm's Singapore and Hong Kong offices, Sidharth Bhasin heads the practice and is leading a team advising Capital Square Partners on its acquisition of ESM Holdings from Essar Global. In another work highlight, the practice acted as international counsel to Dish TV and Videocon d2h on their merger to form Dish TV Videocon. Andrew Schleider is highlighted for his capital market expertise and was instructed by GMR Hyderabad International Airport's offering of $350m in the aggregate principal amount of 4.25% senior secured notes. Clients also include Goldman Sachs and ICICI Securities.

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Foreign firms

Within: Foreign firms

The 'excellent' Shearman & Sterling LLP has expertise in capital markets, project finance, M&A and arbitration. The 'quite excellent' Bill McCormack co-heads the team and recently advised a consortium of Marubeni, Sojitz, and Pertamina collectively on the $1.8bn funding of the 1,600MW Jawa 1 power plant in West Java; fellow practice head Ben Shorten regularly acts on the lending side of major power project deals. Capital markets specialist Andrew Schleider assisted Credit Suisse with its $150m of notes from Golden Energy and Resources. Anna Chung has recently been promoted to partner and advises on project development and financing.

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Singapore: Capital markets

Capital markets – Foreign firms

Within: Leading individuals

Andrew Schleider - Shearman & Sterling LLP

Within: Capital markets – Foreign firms

Shearman & Sterling LLP is a leader in high-yield debt issuances through prominent player Andrew Schleider; it also has an established record in investment grade debt, equity transactions and high-yield debt driven leveraged financings. The 'very impressive' Singapore office delivers 'quality work'  and advised the initial purchasers and the lenders on PT Paiton Energy’s $2.75bn debt refinancing, involving a $2bn project bond transaction and a $750m loan facility. On the equity side, the firm represented B. Grimm Power in its $340m IPO and listing on the Stock Exchange of Thailand. Power and mining are particular fortes of the Singapore office, while India and Indonesia are the key jurisdictions. Felipe Duque has joined as counsel from Allen & Overy to reinforce the senior ranks.

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