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London > Finance > Debt capital markets

Morrison Foerster has a market-leading practice for US private placements, for which practice head Scott Ashton is ‘one of the best lawyers on the street‘. Ashton acted for Eastlight Community Homes Ltd in a £120m private placement funding deal with four North American investors. He also leads the firm’s Nordic desk, which continues to generate DCM work. For example, Matthew Dunlap acted for a syndicate of 15 banks, among them BNP Paribas and Deutsche Bank, in the inaugural $2bn offering of senior notes by Lundin Energy Finance. Brian Bates, who is ‘fantastic with clients and incredibly knowledgeable‘, also plays a pivotal role in the practice and acted for Bellway Homes Ltd in a £130m USPP.