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James is an associate in the Firm's Capital Markets group in London. He has experience representing underwriters, trustees and issuers on a range of debt capital markets and structured finance transactions.
Arrangers / placement agents including BNPP, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan on warehousing and establishing European CLOs inlcluding St Paul’s III, Dryden 35, Oak Hill III, Tikehau, Blue Mountain and Oak Hill IV.
Ukreximbank and Oschadbank, both state-owned Ukrainian financial institutions, on the successful reprofiling of their international capital markets indebtedness as part of the wider International Monetary Fund's four-year US$17.5 billion Extended Fund Facility for Ukraine.
Barclays Bank and Citigroup as Joint Lead Managers on the offering by Saderea Limited (an Irish SPV) of U.S.$253,189,000 12.5 per cent. Senior Secured Amortising Bonds due 2026 secured on promissory notes issued by the Republic of Ghana to Euroget de Invest S.A.E., an Egyptian construction company, to finance the construction of civilian and military hospitals in Ghana.
Wells Fargo as cash/bond administrator on issuance by Temese Funding 1 plc of £270.25 million notes listed on the Irish Stock Exchange, the first securitisation of UK equipment lease receivables, originated by Investec Asset Finance.
Barclays Bank and J.P. Morgan as joint bookrunners in connection with the issuance of ZAR2,000,000,000 7.25 per cent. Senior Unsecured Convertible Bonds due 2019 of Aveng Limited, a leading South African infrastructure development consortium.
Polish metals group ZIF / Cognor on debt exchange and listing of new high yield and exchangeable notes on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.
A major European bank in Singapore-based liability management exercise coordinated with the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
Citigroup, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs in connection with the establishment of a US$1 billion GMTN Programme and subsequent offering of US$400 million 9.25 per cent. Resettable Subordinated Notes due 2021 under the Programme by Access Bank Plc, a Nigerian bank.
Trustee institutions including Bank of New York, Deutsche Bank, US Bank, Law Debenture Trust Corporation and Citibank on a range of high yield debt issuances, consent solicitations and related transactions.