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Jessica is an associate in the Firm's Capital Markets group in London. She has experience representing sovereign, public and private issuers and underwriters on a range of equity and debt capital market transactions.
Represented Barclays Bank PLC, Citigroup Global Markets Limited and Standard Chartered Bank, as Joint Lead Managers, in connection with United Bank for Africa's standalone Reg S/Rule 144A offering of US$500 million 7.750% Notes due 2022.
Represented the managers in connection with the issue of €100 million secured convertible bonds by PrimeCity Investment Plc, a Cyprus-incorporated company listed on the Marché Libre, Paris.
Represented CETIN Finance B.V. as issuer and Ceská telekomunikacní infrastruktura a.s. as guarantor on the establishment of a €2 billion EMTN programme and subsequent issue of €625 million 1.423% guaranteed notes due 2021, CZK 3 billion 0.200% guaranteed notes due 2017 and CZK 4.86 billion 1.250% guaranteed notes due 2023.
Represented IHS Towers as issuer on the offering of US$800 million 9.500% senior notes due 2021 and the tender offer and consent solicitation in respect of their outstanding US$250 million 8.375% guaranteed senior notes due 2019.
Represented the Republic of Nigeria in connection with the establishment (and upsize) of a US$1.5 billion GMTN Programme and subsequent Reg S/144A offering of US$1 billion 7.875% notes due 2032 (and further US$500 million tap issuance in respect thereof).
Represented the sole global coordinator and bookrunner on the issuance of £2.0 billion secured limited recourse mandatorily exchangeable bonds by Volcan Holdings PLC, mandatorily exchangeable into ordinary shares of Anglo American plc.