Angus Davison > Ogier > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

Ogier
89 NEXUS WAY
CAMANA BAY
GRAND CAYMAN KY1-9007
Cayman Islands

Work Department

Partner banking and Finance

Position

Angus has a particular focus on providing regulatory and other advice to international banks and other financial institutions with Cayman Islands branches or subsidiaries, as well as advising clients on debt issues, facility arrangements, Islamic Finance structures and Eurobond and Specialist Dent Listings on the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange. His team have been described as being ‘responsive, commercial and gives solid as well as pragmatic advice’ (Legal 500, Caribbean, 2018).

Angus is involved in a wide range of international corporate M&A, capital markets, joint venture, restructuring and commercial transactions. Recent transactions include advice on mergers, reverse takeovers and other significant transactions for listed Cayman Islands companies, trust certificate issuance programmes and acquisitions of Cayman Islands companies.

He acts for a number pf the firm’s largest investment funds clients in relation to new fund formation, on-going regulatory and corporate advice, and management of liquidity issues.

Career

Angus joined Ogier in 2005 and became a partner in 2010. Prior to joining Ogier, he worked for a number of years as a solicitor with Minter Ellison and PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal in Sydney, Australia.

Languages

English

Memberships

Angus is a member of the Cayman Islands Law Society.

Education

He recieved his Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws, with Honours, from the Australian National University in 2000 and his Master of Laws from the University of Sydney in 2005.

Lawyer Rankings

Cayman Islands > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Leading individuals)

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At Ogier, the group is particularly strong on fund finance matters, evidenced by its CAYLUX offering, a cross-jurisdictional fund finance collaboration between the firm’s Cayman and Luxembourg fund finance teams. The practice continues to attract new clients, which include major lenders in the fund finance market and US law firms with a lender-side practice. The department also has a strong debt capital markets practice and frequently assists with debt listings on the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange. A key area of focus for global practice head Angus Davison and Mark Santangeli is structured finance work, which includes advising on CLOs, securitisations, warehouse lending structures, risk retention structures, structured products, derivative arrangements and a variety of other bespoke structures.

Cayman Islands > Corporate and commercial

Notably strong in the digital, blockchain and fintech industries, the multi-disciplinary corporate team at Ogier also acts for clients in the financial services, natural resources, energy, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals and manufacturing sectors. Handling an array of transactional and regulatory matters, the department is led by Bradley Kruger, who has a significant downstream M&A practice, handling private equity and cross-border public company transactions. Previously the firm’s global corporate and commercial head, Angus Davison is active in restructurings, mergers and reverse takeovers, while global funds finance practice head James Heinicke specialises in corporate reorganisations. Also active are Mark Santangeli and managing associate James Lydeard.