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Alex Davies

Counsel

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Alex Davies is Counsel in the corporate department of the Cayman office. He advises clients across various sectors on a broad range of public and private corporate transactions including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity capital markets, corporate restructuring and offshore funds. Alex has significant experience in advising on IPOs and takeover transactions involving special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) and he regularly works with the firm’s litigation team on complex insolvency and restructuring engagements utilising Cayman Islands schemes of arrangement.

  • Advised Origin Materials, Inc. on its merger with NASDAQ listed Artius Acquisitions Inc. valued at US$1.8 billion
  • Advised ServiceMax, Inc. on its merger with NASDAQ listed Pathfinder Acquisition Corporation valued at US$1.4 billion
  • Advised Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd in the US$5.7 billion take private of NASDAQ listed 51job, Inc.
  • Advised Chrysaor (now Harbour Energy plc) on its US$5 billion reverse takeover of LSE listed Premier Oil plc.
  • Advised the underwriters to the US$710 million IPO of dLocal Limited on NASDAQ
  • Advised the underwriters to the US$692 million IPO of Diversey Holdings, Ltd on NASDAQ
  • Advised Stonegate Pub Company in connection with its Rule 144A / Reg S offering of an aggregate amount of US$1.57 billion senior secured fixed rate notes

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Notre Dame
  • Securities & Managed Investments, Deakin University
  • Applied Finance & Investment, KAPLAN

Bar Admissions

  • Cayman Islands, Attorney-at-law, 2020
  • Barrister and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Western Australia, 2008
  • Barrister and Solicitor, High Court of Australia, 2008

Awards & Accolades

  • Recognised as a ‘Rising Star’ in the 2021 edition (and since 2020) of IFLR1000 (equity capital markets and M&A)
  • Recognised in the 2022 edition of Legal 500 Caribbean (corporate and commercial)
  • Recognised in the 2020 edition of Legal 500 (equity capital markets and M&A) and is listed for his track record in undertaking public M&A transactions