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Shearman & Sterling LLP

599 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10022-6069, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 848 4000
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Fax +1 212 848 7179
Web:
www.shearman.com

Jason Lehner

Tel:
Work +1 212 848 7974
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Shearman & Sterling LLP

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Partner

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www.shearman.com/jlehner/


United States: Finance

Capital markets: global offerings

Within: Capital markets: global offerings

Shearman & Sterling LLP has a well-integrated network of international offices providing advice to clients on their global debt and equity offerings. Teams in New York, San Francisco, Washington DC and Palo Alto work closely with partners in London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Toronto and São Paulo. The Latin American practice has been particularly busy thanks to low interest rates that have brought several sovereign issuers back to the market. This was demonstrated through the firm’s advice to the global coordinators and joint bookrunners during Argentina’s $16.5bn bond offering, which was the largest offering by an emerging market, and marked Argentina’s return to the capital markets following its sovereign default in 2002. On the issuer side, the firm acted for Panama’s Aeropuerto Internacional de Tocumen in its $575m offering. Key partners include practice group leader David Beveridge, Antonia Stolper, and Stuart Fleischmann and Jason Lehner, who are respectively known for their Mexico and Canada work.

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Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings

Within: Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings

David Beveridge heads a New York-based department at Shearman & Sterling LLP that routinely advises underwriters and corporate issuers on high-yield debt deals, with a particular focus on the financial services, healthcare, media, telecoms and mining industries. Among recent highlights, Richard Alsop and Jonathan DeSantis assisted Advance Disposal Services with its $2.2bn debt refinancing, which included a Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of $425m of senior notes, and Jason Lehner acted for JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs and Bank of America Merrill Lynch, as underwriters’ counsel, in Teck Resources’ $1.2bn offering of high-yield senior notes. Kyungwon Lee relocated to New York from the Hong Kong office in 2016 and acted with Merritt Johnson to advise the joint book-running managers on a $425m offering of senior notes by Cincinnati Bell. Michael Benjamin left to join Latham & Watkins LLP.

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