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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance
Andrew Kelly

Andrew Kelly

Partner

Partner
Andrew Kelly

Andrew Kelly, a high yield specialist, has extensive experience advising issuers, sponsors and underwriters on high yield debt and leveraged finance transactions in Europe and Asia.

  • Advised Maxima Grupė in connection with its high yield covenanted MTN Programme and issuance of €300 million of bonds thereunder.
  • Advised OCI N.V. connection with its refinancing consisting of $650 million Senior Secured Notes, €400 million Senior Secured Notes and $1,100 million (equivalent) Senior Secured Credit Facilities.
  • Advised EQT and portfolio company CBR Fashion Group in connection with CBR Fashion Group’s high yield bond refinancing of its term debt.
  • Advised Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets in connection with its high yield acquisition financing of Empark.
  • Advised the underwriters in connection with RAC's offering of 5% Class B1 Secured Notes due 2046.
  • Advised Evry in connection with its Initial Public Offering on the Oslo Stock Exchange and 144A international offering.
  • Advised the sponsors (including CVC) in connection with the offering of £150 million 4½% Second Lien Notes by Moto.
  • Advised the Daisy Group in connection with the certain funds financing for Alternative Networks.
  • Advised Cinven and its portfolio company Synlab in connection with its offering of €940 million Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes.
  • Advised the initial purchasers in connection with the offering of senior secured notes to finance CD&R's acquisition of BUT.
  • Advised Biostime International (including its majority owned subsidiary, Swisse Wellness) in connection with its offering of US$400 million 7.25% Senior Notes due 2021.
  • Advised Indiabulls Real Estate  in connection with its multiple tender offers for its US$175 million 10.25% Senior Notes due 2019.
  • Advised the Arranger and Dealer Mangers in connection with AIA's Global MTN programme.
  • Advised Daisy Group plc / the acquiring consortium in connection with the certain funds financing of the £494 million take-private transaction.
  • Advised Carlyle Asia Partners IV, being Carlyle’s flagship Asia buyout fund, on its acquisition of an indirect 36.8% stake from General Electric, in Hong Kong listed satellite operator Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings Limited (AsiaSat) for up to US$483 million.
  • Advised Vingroup Joint Stock Company in connection with its offering of 11.625% Notes due 2018.
  • Advised Emma Delta on the high yield margin bond financing of its acquisition of a 33% stake in the Greek gaming company OPAP SA.
  • Advised Cinven on the issuance of €306 million of 8.25% Senior Notes in connection with the CeramTec GmbH acquisition.
  • Advised LBC Tank Terminals in connection with its offering of $350 million Senior Notes.
  • Advised Gunvor in connection with its offering of $500 million Senior Notes.
  • Advised the initial purchasers in connection with the offering of €230 million Senior Notes by EI Towers.
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Career and qualifications

  • London School of Economics (LLB) 2004
  • Columbia Law School (JD) 2005
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York 2006
  • Partner since May 2019