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Maples Group

RITTER HOUSE,, PO BOX 173, ROAD TOWN,, TORTOLA, VG1110, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
Tel:
Work +1 284 852 3000
Fax:
Fax +1 284 852 3097
Web:
maples.com/services/legal-services
Dubai, Dublin, Grand Cayman, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg and 3 more

Ruairi Bourke

Tel:
Work +1 284 852 3038
Web:
maples.com/en/People/R/Ruairi-Bourke
Maples and Calder

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Partner


British Virgin Islands

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Maples Group's BVI-qualified lawyers handle a variety of complex matters, including asset and project finance, general banking, and equity and debt capital markets. Typically advising issuers, banks and multilaterals, Richard May heads the corporate and finance team in the BVI office; the majority of his work emerges from North America and Europe, with a particular focus on the natural resources sector and project and asset finance. Christopher Newton led advice to Stoneway Capital, a Canadian issuer, on a $165m additional bond offering to provide additional funding for a thermal power project in Buenos Aires. Ruairi Bourke's clients include issuers, banks, asset managers, privately owned companies and venture capital firms. Guy Williamson is a notable associate.

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Corporate and commercial

Within: Next generation lawyers

Ruairi Bourke - Maples Group

Within: Corporate and commercial

Maples Group's corporate and commercial lawyers handle complex M&A, private equity, restructuring deals and corporate advisory work. BVI managing partner and corporate and finance head Richard May advised Rio Novo, an emerging gold company that is focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of gold mineral resource properties in South American mineral jurisdictions, on the BVI aspects of its merger with Aura Minerals. Ruairi Bourke advises on a variety of corporate transactions including M&A, joint ventures and corporate reorganisations, and Christopher Newton plays a key role in the firm's public equity group. Guy Williamson is a notable associate.

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