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Simon Sinclair

Simon Sinclair


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.

  • Virgin Money UK PLC on its tender offer in relation to its £475,000,000 5 per cent. Fixed Rate Reset Callable Subordinated Tier 2 Notes due 2026
  • Barclays on the issue of £1 billion 6.375 per cent Fixed Rate Resetting Perpetual Subordinated Contingent Convertible Securities (Callable 15 December 2025 and every five years thereafter)
  • Swiss Re Ltd on its EUR 800,000,000 Guaranteed Subordinated Fixed Rate Reset Step-Up Callable Notes due 2052
  • Secure Trust Bank on its issuance of £25 million 6.750 per cent. Fixed Rate Reset Callable Subordinated Notes due 2028.
  • The Joint Lead Managers on UBS Group Funding (Switzerland) AG’s issuance of US$2.5 billion 7.00 per cent. Tier 1 Capital Notes.
  • The dealers in connection with Julius Baer Group Ltd US$300 million perpetual Tier 1 Subordinated Bonds
  • 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

  • "He's excellent. He's very responsive and thoughtful about his advice."
    Chambers and Partners 2020