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Downing College, Cambridge (BA Law) 1986

London: Finance

Debt capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

David Bickerton - Clifford Chance LLP

Within: Debt capital markets

Clifford Chance LLP¬†has 'a long track record in high-value and complex deals, including new and innovative deal structures'. The group acts for leading financial institutions, corporates, governments and supranational organisations across the world. Its work encompasses¬†investment grade bonds, regulatory capital and hybrid transactions, liability management, Eurobonds and EMTN programmes, equity-linked products, sovereign debt issuance, project bonds and emerging markets debt offerings. Its work on innovative transactions continued last year with its work for a leading investment bank on the issuance of green bonds. Head of capital markets¬†Simon Sinclair¬†led that deal. He also worked with newly promoted partner¬†Paul Deakins¬†, who¬†is 'a superstar', on the securing of consent solicitations for tier 2 and tier 1 notes, and the issuance of ‚ā¨750m in new tier 1 notes, for Nordea Bank as part of its decision to redomicile from Sweden to Finland. Sinclair also assisted Co-operative Bank with numerous offerings in 2017, including the issuance of ¬£400m in senior notes.¬†Newly promoted partner¬†Clare Burgess¬†is an expert in project bonds and she advised two leading Danish pension funds on the acquisition of a 50% stake in the¬†developer of the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm, which was financed using a combination of bonds, equity and loans. The firm has a deep bench of experienced partners such as¬†Stewart Dunlop¬†, who is a leading light in liability management;¬†John Connolly, who leads the firm's US group and handles¬†Rule 144A offerings, private placements and Regulation S deals; London managing partner¬†David Bickerton, who handles infrastructure and project finance capital markets; and¬†David Dunnigan¬†who advises sovereigns, major corporations and financial institutions.

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