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Vinson & Elkins RLLP

20 FENCHURCH STREET, 24TH FLOOR, LONDON, EC3M 3BY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7065 6000
Fax:
Fax 020 7065 6001
Email:
Web:
www.velaw.com
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Jeffrey Eldredge

Tel:
Work +44.20.7065.6013
Email:
Web:
www.velaw.com/Who-We-Are/Find-a-Lawyer/Eldredge--Jeffrey/
Vinson & Elkins LLP

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets

Position

Partner

Career

Jeff’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance and capital markets transactions, with an emphasis on cross-border transactions in the energy (including renewables), chemicals, and telecommunications industries in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He has represented private equity and sovereign wealth funds, corporate issuers and acquirers, project developers and financiers, and their advisors, in numerous cross-border acquisitions, dispositions and financings. Jeff also focuses on high-yield bond financings and public and private debt restructurings.

Education

The University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with honors, 1984
Texas Tech University, B.A. summa cum laude, 1979
Admitted to practice: Texas


London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, ÂŁ500m+

Within: M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, ÂŁ500m+

Vinson & Elkins RLLP's corporate M&A team has a strong focus on energy-related transactions, with notable matters in emerging markets and continental Europe. In addition to advising energy sector clients on strategic transactions, the team is experienced in acting for private funds on corporate transactions and high-value asset transfers. The team is led by Jeffrey Eldredge, who has experience advising energy and telecoms clients and investment funds respectively.

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London: Finance

High yield

Within: High yield

Vinson & Elkins RLLP joins the ranking this year having added to its corporate practice lawyers with expertise in high yield debt transactions. The firm is a major player in high yield issuance in the energy sector, and co-head of the corporate department Jeffrey Eldredge, newly promoted corporate finance specialist Federico Fruhbeck, and new hire Noel Hughes from Sidley Austin LLP are the key practitioners. In 2018, the practice acted for a range of issuers including Helios Towers Africa, First Quantum Minerals and Petra Diamonds, as well as advising underwriters and private equity sponsors on new issuance by energy companies. The firm is now actively broadening the scope of its practice in London to attract work in a broader range of industry sectors.

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