Doug is a corporate partner in our global transactions group.
He advises sponsors, underwriters and issuers on capital markets transactions ranging from initial public offerings, secondary offerings and private placements to high-yield, emerging market and investment-grade bond offerings and debt issuance programmes. Doug also advises on the US aspects and financing of cross-border mergers and acquisitions.
A New York-qualified lawyer, Doug has practiced in London since 2003 and delivers deal solutions with an integrated US and European approach.
Advising Funding Circle, a leading global SME loans platform with operations in the UK, US, Germany and the Netherlands, on its IPO and premium listing on the LSE.
Advising Vivo Energy, a leading retailer and marketer of Shell branded Fuels and Lubricants, on its IPO and simultaneous dual listing on the London Stock Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the largest Africa-focussed IPO in more than a decade.
Advising ConvaTec, the global medical products and technologies group, on its $1.8bn IPO and premium listing on the London Stock Exchange. The transaction valued the company at £4.4bn, representing the largest IPO in London in 2016 and one of the largest ever healthcare IPOs in Europe.
Advising the underwriters on the IPO and premium listing on the London Stock Exchange of Alfa Financial, the global asset finance software group.
Advising John Laing, the international originator, active investor and manager of infrastructure projects, on its IPO and subsequent equity fundraisings.
Advising ABN AMRO on the establishment of its $25bn medium-term note programme and drawdowns thereunder and related liability management exercise.
Advising Foster Wheeler on its approximately $8.5bn mixed cash and stock business combination with AMEC.