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Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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Philip J. Boeckman is a partner in Cravath’s Corporate Department and serves as Managing Partner of the Firm’s London office and Co-Head of the Capital Markets Practice for EMEA.  His general corporate practice covers capital markets, including IPOs, rights issuances and other equity offerings, U.S. listings and high‑yield bridge, bond and other leveraged financings, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

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London > Finance > High yield

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Philip BoeckmanCravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP has ‘very strong knowledge of the market and excellent technical knowledge‘. The firm has a highly regarded international bond practice, in which high yield transactions are a major component. It acts for both corporate issuers and investment banks in some of the market’s most high-value and high-profile transactions, an example of which is the work of George Stephanakis for the initial purchasers in the £2.25bn and £500m million 144A/Reg. S high yield note offerings by Bellis Acquisition Company plc and Bellis Finco to finance the acquisition of ASDA, the third-largest grocery retailer in the UK. Philip Boeckman leads the practice and has spent more than 20 years in London advising on capital markets transactions including high yield bridge, bond and other leveraged finance transactions. Alyssa Capleshas very strong technical knowledge and takes a sensible commercial approach‘ and European counsel Margaret Rallings is an emerging talent in cross-border high-yield debt and equity offerings, and M&A deals.

London > Finance > Debt capital markets

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP represents corporate issuers, investment banks and financial sponsors across a range of offerings, including investment-grade and high-yield corporate bonds, sovereign and supranational debt offerings, privatisations, real estate financings and asset-backed securities, whether global or targeted specifically at US investors. It is particularly well known for its work on Yankee bonds for UK and European issuers. Philip Boeckman leads the capital markets practice, George Stephanakis is co-head of the EMEA capital markets practice and he recently advised Richemont on its $600m in private convertible notes issued by Farfetch. Alyssa Caples is a key adviser to corporate clients such as British American Tobacco, notably on its recent $6.25bn registered notes offering. The firm’s other recent work includes advising European Investment Bank on a $1.5bn offering of a Climate Awareness Bond.