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FORT ANNE, DOUGLAS, IM1 5PD, ISLE OF MAN
Tel:
Work 01624 638300
Fax:
Fax 01624 638333
Email:
Web:
www.cains.com

Richard Vanderplank

Tel:
Work 01624 638316
Email:
Cains

Work Department

Corporate department.

Position

Of counsel, dealing principally with collective investment schemes, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, listings and other public company work.

Career

Manx advocate 1991; English solicitor (non-practising) 1996.

Member

International Bar Association.


Isle of Man

Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Richard Vanderplank - Cains

Within: Banking and finance

Cains recently acted as Isle of Man counsel for Four Seasons in the amendment and restatement of a substantial loan and the restructuring of its outstanding senior bonds, led by of counsel Garry Manley and the ‘very responsive’ Tristan Head. In other highlights, of counsel Scott Leonard-Morgan advised Merrill Lynch and its trust company on the regulatory issues surrounding its sale to the JTC Group, and Richard Vanderplank advised a major bank on Isle of Man law regarding its ring-fencing project. Another name to note in Douglas is of counsel Steven Quayle, who teamed up with Leonard-Morgan to assist an aircraft leasing company with the Isle of Man aspects of its international restructuring of its existing financial agreements.

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Corporate and commercial

Within: Leading individuals

Richard Vanderplank - Cains

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Insurance and pensions

Within: Insurance and pensions

Cains’ Richard Vanderplank recently led the advice to Aviva on its disposal of Friends Provident to RL360, supported by of counsel Alex Poole-Wilson. Also notable is of counsel Jonathan Latham, who supported Vanderplank with regard to his regulatory advice to an international offshore bond products business which sought counsel regarding the future of its offshore business in the event of a hard Brexit; Latham was also part of the team which assisted a captive insurer incorporated in the Isle of Man with its restructuring to become tax-registered in the UK.

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Investment funds and capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

Richard Vanderplank - Cains

Within: Investment funds and capital markets

Eros International recently appointed Cains’ Michael Edwards to handle its registered direct offering of $122.5m of its senior convertible notes and warrants to purchase two million of its ordinary shares. Edwards also led the advice to Genting Berhad with regard to a $1bn debt notes issue – and the subsequent $500m issue – which resulted in the listing of an Isle of Man company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Also notable is Richard Vanderplank, who acted for J.P. Morgan Securities as global coordinator, arranger, dealer and book-runner for the €1bn medium-term notes programme of NE Property Coöperatief guaranteed by an Isle of Man company.

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