US Securities

 

Our Practice

Our fully-integrated US securities practice has extensive experience in debt and equity capital markets transactions, with a particular focus on Rule 144A and Section 4(a)(2) offerings into the United States. We regularly advise a wide range of investment banks, corporates and other financial institutions on US securities law matters. Working closely with other members of our corporate, capital markets and other specialist teams at Simmons & Simmons, the US securities team ensures that all our transactions are completed as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Experience

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

  • advised Bank of America Merrill Lynch on the £1.2bn placing of shares in Reckitt Benckiser Group plc by JAB Holdings B.V.

  • advised Bank of America Merrill Lynch on the £37m placing by Petroceltic International plc

Deutsche Bank

  •  advised Deutsche Bank and UBS on the £190m share issue by way of placing by Drax Group plc

  • advised Deutsche Bank and RBS Hoare Govett on a £60m cashbox placing of shares by Bovis Homes plc

  • advised Deutsche Bank on the £100m share issue by way of placing undertaken by Drax Group plc

Gottex

  •  advised Gottex on its CHF 610m initial public offering and listing on the Swiss Stock Exchange, which was the largest new listing on the Swiss Stock Exchange in 2007

Investec

  • advised Investec on a £112.3m placing by Chemring Group plc

  • advised Numis Securities and Investec on the £23.5m initial public offering of Circle Holdings plc on AIM

  • advised Rothschild, Investec and Espirito Santo on the £66.3m rights issue by Workspace Group plc

J.P. Morgan Securities plc

  • advised J.P. Morgan Cazenove on the £15.68m cashbox placing of shares by Cineworld Group plc

  • advised J.P. Morgan Cazenove and Jeffries on the £37.8m placing by Imagination Technologies Group plc

  • advised J.P. Morgan Cazenove on the £47m placing of shares in Avocet plc by Datam A.S.

  • advised J.P. Morgan Cazenove on the £33m placing of shares in UK Commercial Property Trust Limited by Phoenix

Life Limited

  • advised J.P. Morgan Cazenove and Numis Securities on a £82m share issue by way of firm placing and placing and open offer undertaken by The UNITE Group plc

  • advised J.P. Morgan Cazenove and Numis Securities on a £107.4m firm placing and placing and open offer undertaken by St. Modwen Properties PLC 

  •  advised Rothschild, J.P. Morgan Cazenove and Panmure Gordon on a £88m rights issue and class 1 acquisition by RPC Group Plc

Jeffries

  •  advised J.P. Morgan Cazenove and Jeffries on the £37.8m placing by Imagination Technologies Group plc

Macquarie

  •  advised Macquarie and Liberum Capital on the £55m placing by Sirius Minerals Plc

Numis Securities

  • advised Numis Securities and Investec on the £23.5m initial public offering of Circle Holdings plc on AIM
  • advised J.P. Morgan Cazenove and Numis Securities on a £82m share issue by way of firm placing and placing and open offer undertaken by The UNITE Group plc 

  •  advised J.P. Morgan Cazenove and Numis Securities on a £107.4m firm placing and placing and open offer undertaken by St. Modwen Properties PLC

Rothschild 

  • advised Rothschild, Investec and Espirito Santo on the £66.3m rights issue by Workspace Group plc

  • advised Rothschild, J.P. Morgan Cazenove and Panmure Gordon on a £88m rights issue and class 1 acquisition by RPC Group Plc

TAQA 

  • advised the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) on its debut international capital markets issue, which was one of the largest international bond offerings by a Middle Eastern company

UBS

  •  advised Deutsche Bank and UBS on the £190m cashbox placing of shares by Drax Group plc.