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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP

Work Department

Capital markets.


Carter Brod counsels corporations, banks, sovereign governments, investment banks and investors on international capital markets transactions in emerging and developed markets. Dual-qualified in the United States and England and Wales, Carter handles a broad range of securities matters including Eurobond offerings, GDR and other equity offerings, convertible bonds, MTN programmes, high yield notes, regulatory capital instruments and sovereign bonds, as well as restructurings of outstanding debt securities. For more information, view Carter’s bio at


Qualified 1993; partner 2012.


University of Pennsylvania law school, 1993, JD; University of Virginia, 1990, BA.

Lawyer Rankings

Latin America: International firms > Capital markets

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is known for bond offerings, including sovereign offerings, along with private placements and debt restructurings. Hartford-based partner Daniel Papermaster represents a range of institutional investors in private placement financings in Latin America and elsewhere. London partner Carter Brod specialises in international bond offerings, including issuances originating from Latin America. Also in Hartford, special adviser Michael Reilly has a long track record in Latin America bond restructurings.

London > Industry focus > Emerging markets

(Leading individuals)

Carter BrodMorgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP has ‘diverse team of experts able to address a wide variety of interrelated legal issues across multiple legal jurisdictions‘. Carter Brod, who is dual-qualified in US and English law, ‘has deep expertise in emerging markets and demonstrates uncompromised advocacy for his clients‘. He focuses on capital markets transactions, principally in the CEE and CIS.  Bruce Johnston handles banking and finance transactions in EMEA, and Ayesha Waheed is a key adviser on energy and infrastructure projects in Latin America, Eastern Europe, the CIS and Asia. Seyfi Can Kandemir joined as a partner from White & Case LLP to add experience in project development and acquisition finance, principally in the power, infrastructure, oil and gas, and mining sectors.

London > Finance > Debt capital markets

(Leading individuals)

Carter BrodMorgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP is ‘highly professional, very responsive to the client’s needs and has real experts in this field‘. The firm does not target commoditised capital markets work but instead handles innovative and complex deals. Its recent work includes investment grade programmes, debt offerings by FTSE 100 UK plcs, debut bond transactions by emerging markets issuers, private placements, convertible bonds, liability management transactions and a range of structured DCM deals. Head of debt capital markets Carter Brod , who is ‘extremely patient and gives exceptional advice‘ and head of international finance Bruce Johnston are the lead partners in London. Both acted for Turkish bank Aktif Bank on the update of its €390m note issuance programme and an initial offering of $148.5m in notes.  Tim Corbett has ‘a great breadth and depth of US corporate law for both equity and debt transactions, so you feel you’re in safe hands‘.