Tom is a senior associate in our global transactions group, specialising in capital markets.
His experience includes equity offerings of all types, as well as public and private M&A and general corporate advisory work across a number of sectors. He has particular experience of the energy and natural resources sectors, and is a senior member of our oil and gas and mining and metals teams.
Tom worked in our Hong Kong office in 2010 and completed a secondment with the senior advisory team of a London-based investment bank in 2016.
Tom has advised on numerous equity capital markets transactions and on a wide range of public and private M&A, joint ventures and general corporate issues, specialised in the energy and natural resources sector.
His recent experience includes advising:
Equity capital markets
Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P. and Petershill Partners plc, an alternative investment company, on its £1.2bn initial public offering and Chapter 15 premium listing on the London Stock Exchange.
Vivo Energy on its London and Johannesburg IPO in 2018 and its inaugural debt offering of $350m of senior notes in September 2020.
Airtel Africa on the first simultaneous IPO on the premium segment of the London Stock Exchange and on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in 2019, with a market capitalisation of approximately £3bn.
The issuer and selling shareholders on the £1.125bn IPO and premium listing of the Just Retirement Group.
Rights issues by Cobham (twice) and New World Resources.
Cash and cash box placings by SSP, Helios Towers, Grainger, National Express and SOCO.
Mergers & Acquisitions
ABB on the sale of a majority stake in its power grids division to Hitachi, Ltd, valuing the division at $11bn.
AB InBev on the various disposals required in relation to its £78bn combination with SABMiller.
Rio Tinto on the sale of its entire interest in the Grasberg mine in Indonesia for $3.5bn.
Henderson Group on its recommended offer for Janus Capital and potential US registration in relation to the $6bn merger.
The recommended offer by Telecity Group for Interxion, and subsequent $3.8bn merger of Telecity Group and Equinix.
Xstrata on its $90bn all-share merger with Glencore International.