Olga Fedosova

Counsel, Paris

Biography

Overview

Olga Fedosova is a counsel in the Firm's Capital Markets group in Paris.

Olga advises corporations, financial institutions and sovereigns on issuances of debt and equity capital markets products in France, the UK and broader Europe, Africa and the CIS. Olga's areas of focus include debt and equity-linked issuances, liability management, commercial paper and regulatory capital products.

Prior to joining White & Case in January 2019, Olga practiced in the London, the Moscow and the Paris offices of a UK law firm for over 8 years.

Bars and Courts
Paris Bar
Solicitor of England and Wales
Education
LPC
The College of Law, London
GDL and LLB in Law
BPP Law School, London
PhD in Russian Corporate Law
Academy of National Economy under the Government of Russian Federation
Degree in Law
Academy of National Economy under the Government of Russian Federation
Languages
Russian
Ukrainian
English
French
German

Experience

Republic of Cameroon €685 million Notes Issue and Tender Offer (2021)
Represented the Republic of Cameroon in connection to its issuance of €685 million principal amount of its 5.950% Amortizing Notes due 2032 (the "New Notes") and tender offer for its 9.50% Amortizing Notes due 2025 (the "Tender Notes") and the partial unwinding of the hedge relating to the Tender Notes. The New Notes are listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Euronext's €1.8 billion Senior Bond Issuance to Finance the Acquisition of Borsa Italiana (2021)
Advised the underwriting syndicate on Euronext's €1.8 billion three-tranche senior bond offering. The bonds were issued as dematerialized book entry securities through the Danish VP Clearing and Settlements system and are admitted to trading on the regulated market of Euronext Dublin. The net proceeds of the issuance will be used by Euronext to refinance part of the bridge facilities in relation to the acquisition of Borsa Italiana.

Côte d'Ivoire's €850 million Dual Tranche Tap Bond Issuances (2021)
Represented BNP Paribas, J.P. Morgan Securities plc and Standard Chartered Bank as joint lead managers in connection with the issue by Republic of Côte d'Ivoire €850 million dual tranche 144A/Reg S tap bond offerings both of which priced at a yield below the secondary market yields on the outstanding original bonds with which they are fungible.

Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement (BOAD) €750 million Issuance (2021)
Represented HSBC Bank plc, J.P.Morgan Securities plc and Natixis as Joint Lead Managers on the offering of €750 million 2.750% Notes due 2033 by Banque Ouest Africaine de Developpement. This transaction has been awarded "Capital Markets Deal of the Year" during the 2021 IFLR Africa Awards.

Eurasian Development Bank US$ 3.5 billion EMTN Pogramme Update and Bond Offering (2021)
Represented VTB Capital Plc in connection with the update of Eurasian Development Bank's US$3.5 billion Euro Medium Term Note Programme and VTB Capital plc, UniCredit and SMBC Nikko as Lead Managers in connection with the €300 million 1.0% Notes due 2026 bond offering under the Programme.

Ukraine US$341 million Tap (2020)
Represented Ukraine as issuer on a US$341 million tap of Ukraine's 7.75% notes due 2020, Regulation S-only issuance. The proceeds of the tap were to finance a liability management exercise consisting of the open-market repurchase of Ukraine's GDP-linked securities conducted in 2020.

Republic of Serbia €2 billion Sovereign Bond Issue (2020)
Represented the Republic of Serbia on it offering of €2 billion 3.12%. Notes due 2027 pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S. The notes are listed on the London Stock Exchange. This deal was first of the few Eurobond issuances by an emerging market sovereign in international markets amidst the COVID-19 lock-down.

Ipoteka-bank's US$300 million Debut Offering (2020)
Represented Joint-stock commercial mortgage bank "Ipoteka-bank" on its debut offering of US$300 million 5.50% Notes due 2025.

Gabonese Republic US$1 Billion Notes Issuance (2020)
Represented the Gabonese Republic on its issuance of US$1 billion principal amount of its 6.625% amortizing notes due 2031 and tender offer for its existing notes due 2024 and 2025. The notes are listed on the Irish Stock Exchange.

VINCI's Inaugural $1 Billion Yankee Bond Issue (2019)
Represented HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC as Joint Global Coordinators and Joint Bookrunners on VINCI's inaugural Yankee bond offering, comprising US$1 billion 3.750% notes due 2029. The bond issue was carried out by way of a 144A/Reg S private placement.