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Clifford Chance

Simon Sinclair

Simon Sinclair

Partner, Head of Capital Markets, London

Partner, Head of Capital Markets, London
Simon Sinclair

Simon Sinclair specialises in both debt and equity capital markets, including convertible and exchangeable bonds, regulatory capital issues, liability management transactions and Eurobonds.

  • Caixa Geral De Depositos in connection with its EUR€500 million fixed rate reset perpetual additional Tier 1 temporary write-down capital notes
  • The dealers in connection with UBS AG’s CHF400 million 0.625%. Senior TLAC issuance due May 2024
  • Barclays PLC in connection with its GBP£1.25 million 7.250% fixed rate resetting perpetual subordinated contingent capital securities
  • GKN Holdings plc in connection with its issue of GBP£300 million 3.375%. Notes due May 2032
  • The dealers in connection with Trafigura Group pte ltd USD$600 million perpetual resettable step-up subordinated securities
  • British Sky Broadcasting Group plc, on the establishment of its GBP£10 billion EMTN Programme and drawdowns of EUR€1.5 billion 1.5%. Notes due 15 September 2021 and EUR€1 billion 2.5%. notes due 15 September 2026 thereunder
  • Paragon on its EUR€1 million EMTN programme and issue of Sterling denominated 6.125%. Notes due 2022
  • ITV EUR€600 million 2.125%. Notes due 21 September 2022
  • The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge GBP£350 million 3.75%. Bonds due 2052
  • UBS on the issue of USD$2 billion Tier 2 Subordinated notes due 2022 in what is the first low-trigger contingent issue from Switzerland

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Career and qualifications

  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 1993
  • Merrill Lynch International 1996
  • Joined Clifford Chance as an assistant 1999
  • Partner since 2004
  • Head of the London Capital Markets practice since 2013

Awards and citations

  • "Simon is technically strong, gives commercially sensible advice, and is a pleasure to work with."
    IFLR 1000 UK 2017