Experience

Advised on the Public Takeover of an AIM quoted Oil and Gas Company

Advised AIM-quoted investment company in respect of its takeover by an AIM-quoted oil and gas company by a scheme of arrangement under the laws of Guernsey.

Advised on the Public Takeover of an AIM-Quoted Oil and Gas Company

Advised AIM-quoted oil and gas exploration company in connection with the acquisition of all its outstanding securities by way of a scheme of arrangement under English law.

Advised on the Reverse Takeover of an AIM-Quoted Oil and Gas Company and the acquisition of Egyptian Oil and Gas Assets

Advised AIM-quoted oil and gas company in its acquisition of oil and gas interests in Egypt, contemporaneous reverse takeover and equity fundraising.

Advised an Oil and Gas Company on its Introduction to AIM

Advised an exploration and production oil and gas company on its introduction to AIM.

Advised a SPAC on its Admission to the Standard Segment of the Main Market

Advised a SPAC on its admission to the standard segment of the Main Market.

£17.5 Million Return of Cash for AIM-Quoted Oil and Gas Exploration Company

Advised AIM-quoted oil and gas exploration company on the return of cash (approx. £17.5 million) to shareholders following a sale of its flagship Sugarloaf asset in Texas.

$57.7 Million Placement to Fund Gold Mine Construction and Open Offer

Advised AIM-quoted gold mining company on its placing to raise $57.7 million to fund the construction of a gold mine in the Philippines and an open offer to eligible shareholders.

Advised Petrol Retailer on Dual Listing and €91.7 Million fundraising

Advised petrol retailer on the English law aspects of its application to dual list on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange and ESM of the Irish Stock Exchange and contemporaneous €91.7 million placing.

Advised on the Reverse Takeover of AIM-Quoted Oil and Gas Company and the Acquisition of U.S. Oil and Gas Assets

Advised AIM-quoted oil and gas company in its acquisition of oil and gas interests in Oklahoma. Equity fundraising and the contemporaneous reverse takeover.

Advised on the Reverse Takeover of AIM-Quoted Natural Resources Company

Advised AIM-quoted natural resources company on its acquisition of mining company, Rule 9 whitewash and contemporaneous placing.

Advised on the Public Takeover of an AIM-Quoted Mining and Exploration Company

Advised AIM-quoted international mining and exploration company in connection with the acquisition of all its outstanding securities by way of a scheme of arrangement under the laws of Bermuda.

Advised on the Mandatory Cash Offer of £35.76 million for an AIM-Quoted Gold Mining Company in the Philippines

Advised AIM-quoted mineral resources and exploration company in respect to a cash offer from an investment and business consulting group.

Regulatory and Compliance Counsel Across Industries, Including with the FDA, DOJ, SEC and FTC

Provided regulatory and compliance counsel to clients in various industries, including matters involving the Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Justice, various agencies that govern import and export controls, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Trade Commission.

£13.57 Million Subscription, Placement by Oil and Gas Company

Advised AIM-quoted oil and gas company on its subscription and placing to raise an aggregate of £13.57 million.

£34 Million AIM Share Subscription and Placements

Advised on share subscription and placements for a U.K. natural resources company listed on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange.

Joint Venture Restructuring and Related Fund Raising

Advised an LSE-listed mining company in the restructuring of its joint venture in Canada, and $3 million fundraising through convertible notes and shares.

$8 Billion+ Bond Offerings

Advised a British multinational brewing and beverage company in multiple bond offerings totaling in excess of $8 billion in proceeds.

£450 Million Rights Issue

Advised a multinational online payments company in a £450 million rights issue, listed on the London Stock Exchange and sold to U.S. investors in a Rule 144A offering.

£157 Million Share Placing

Advised a leading U.K. real estate investment company in a £157 million share placing.

£100 Million Rights Offering

Advised the placement agents in the £100 million share rights offering for a leading U.K. retailer. 

$293 Million AIM Placement

Advised a Russian real estate development company on its US $293 million placing and admission to the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) and sale to U.S. investors in a Rule 144A offering.

AIM Admission, £135 Million Placement

Advised stockbroker on the £135 million placing undertaken by a global pharmaceutical company and admission to the Alternative Investment Market (AIM).

Counseled Government Investment Vehicle in Formation and Launch

Assisted local governments and SEC-registered investment manager in forming and launching a pooled investment vehicle for local governments in Missouri.

Advised on Admission to Trading, £17 Million Fundraising

Advised Samarkand Group PLC, a cross-border e-commerce technology and retail group, on the admission of its ordinary shares to trading on the APEX segment of the Aquis Stock Exchange Growth Market in the U.K. The significantly oversubscribed fundraising was scaled up from its original £10 million target to accommodate demand from institutional and qualified investors. The final amount raised was £17 million (before expenses) at an issue price of 115 pence per share. The net proceeds will be used primarily for the expansion of Samarkand’s business development activities and to progress the Nomad platform, its proprietary software platform.

$8 Billion Private Placement

Served as counsel in the private placement of $8 billion of limited partnership interests of a private equity fund.

$10 Billion Private Placement

Served as counsel in the private placement of $10 billion of limited partnership interests of a private equity fund.

Issuer Counsel to Health Care/Fintech Emerging Company

Negotiated multimillion-dollar Series Seed funding round for Missouri company with health care and financial technology product. Investors included leading venture capital firms from Chicago and St. Louis.

Registered or Secured Exemptions for $600 Million Church Extension Fund

Acted as registration counsel for large church extension fund and obtained registration approvals or exempt filings under Blue Sky Laws in 49 jurisdictions on annual basis.

Led Capital Raises for Missouri Medical Marijuana Licensees

Served as lead counsel for a half-dozen emerging companies seeking capital in late 2019 and early 2020 as new licensees under Missouri’s Medical Marijuana Constitutional Amendment. The aggregate value of the various offerings of equity securities and convertible promissory notes exceeds $40 million and involved more than 30 facility licenses.

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