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Kate Vyvyan

Kate Vyvyan


Kate Vyvyan

Kate Vyvyan advises issuers and underwriters on securities offerings across a range of jurisdictions and with a focus on corporate bonds, sovereign issues, regulatory capital and liability management.

  • AB InBev in connection with its EMTN Programme, issuances and global obligor exchange following merger with SAB Miller
  • Logicor, representing the underwriters on the programme establishment and EUR1.8 billion debut issue
  • Abbott Laboratories, representing the underwriters on this issuer's debut EUR3.4billion Eurobond
  • Essity, representing the dealers on the EMTN Programme, issuances and consent solicitation
  • Informa in connection with its EMTN Programme establishment and bond refinancing following its acquisition of UBM
  • Provident Financial in connection with its EMTN programme and tender offer
  • The Co-operative Bank in connection with its 2017 restructuring and recapitalisation including scheme of arrangement and consent solicitation
  • Sky in connection with the establishment of its EMTN Programme and drawdowns thereunder
  • Bank of England in connection with its USD2 billion Debt issuance Programme and Rule 144A/Reg S bond issues
  • Her Majesty’s Treasury in connection with its debut issue of Renminbi bonds
  • Municipality Finance, representing the managers in connection with its debut 144A/Reg S issue and EMTN programme issuances
  • BGK (Polish state bank), representing the dealers on its EMTN programme establishment
  • Republic of Macedonia, representing the managers on this issuer's Rule 144A/Reg S bond issues and liability management exercise

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Oxford, Trinity College (BA Jurisprudence) 2000
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2002
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2004
  • Partner since 2019

Awards and citations

  • Clients praise her "very commercial and collegiate" approach
    Chambers Global 2018: UK – Capital Markets: Debt
  • “She is fantastic – a rising star”
    Chambers Global 2017: UK – Capital Markets: Debt