Danny Tricot > Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
E14 5DS

Work Department

Capital Markets


Partner – Head of Skadden’s European capital markets practice


Danny Tricot’s capital markets work includes acting for issuers and underwriters on a broad range of equity and debt transactions.

Mr. Tricot’s general corporate practice includes experience in complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions. He has worked across several European jurisdictions, and also in growth markets, with extensive experience in the Middle East, Israel, Africa and the CIS.


  • Legal Practice Course (Distinction), The College of Law, London, 1996
  • Law with French Law (First Class Honours), University College London, 1995

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Equity capital markets – mid-large cap

(Leading individuals)

Danny TricotSkadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP

Experienced in SPACs, IPOs and secondary offerings, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP’s UK and US qualified lawyers work closely together, positioning the practice well to advise European and UK companies looking to list in the US. Danny Tricot is head of the European capital markets team and acts for issuers and underwriters on a broad range of equity and debt transactions. A key name in the area is Pranav Trivedi, who focuses on international corporate finance work, including initial public offerings and privatisations, cross-border M&A, joint ventures and private equity issues. Counsel Adam Howard is also active in UK listings work.

London > Finance > Debt capital markets

(Leading individuals)

Danny Tricot – Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP

At Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP, clients appreciate ‘the expertise, business approach and availability‘ of partners. The DCM practice is active in the UK, European and US debt markets on behalf of issuers, underwriters and other market participants. The majority of its work is cross-border and from London it is active in debt deals in the greater European region, the CIS and  the Middle East, as well as offering a wealth of experience in many emerging markets. Its focus is on Eurobonds, sovereign debt, convertible bonds, regulatory capital trades, EMTN and other debt programmes, as well green and sustainability-linked bonds. European head of capital markets Danny Tricot ‘provides excellent service and strong engagement‘, while head of the London office Pranav Trivedi is a key adviser on corporate finance transactions. Tricot acted for Citigroup, JPMorgan and other lenders in a $12.5bn Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of bonds by Qatar Petroleum, the state energy company of Qatar, which is now known as Qatar Energy. US capital markets partner James McDonald handles corporate finance transactions, focusing on international offerings of securities. Associate Andrew Hurwitzhas very good technical skills, is very responsive to queries and pushes matters forward‘.

London > Finance > High yield

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP stands out for its ‘expertise, availability and business-minded approach‘ to the high yield market. Working closely with the leveraged finance team, the high yield practice is able to create innovative solutions involving leveraged loans and bonds. The practice also works seamlessly with the M&A practice to ensures that covenants and other terms are aligned across transaction documents. Danny Tricot leads the capital markets practice, in which James McDonald is the lead partner for high yield deals, which are a key feature of his international corporate finance practice. Pranav Trivedi, whose work includes IPOs, privatisations and cross-border M&A, also plays a key role in high yield bond offerings. ‘The partners provide excellent service and strong engagement‘, remarks one client.