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Anton Goldstein

Partner

Anton Goldstein is a Partner in the Corporate department in the British Virgin Islands office of Conyers Dill & Pearman. Anton joined Conyers in 2009 and became a partner in 2013.

Anton has a broad corporate practice with particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity, capital markets and corporate finance. He consistently advises on the largest and most prominent transactions in the BVI and is recognised as one of the leading M&A and capital markets lawyers in the jurisdiction.

Experience Highlights

M&A

  • Advising General Electric on the US$3.4 billion sale of its water business
  • Advising DSV on its US$1.3 billion take-private of UTi Worldwide
  • Advising AAR on the US$55 billion sale of TNK-BP to Rosneft (IFLR’s M&A “deal of the year” for 2013)
  • Advising on the US$1.4 billion business combination of Burger King and Justice Holdings
  • Advising Vallares on US$4.2 billion business combination with Genel
  • Advising Diageo on its acquisition of a stake in Zacapa Rum
  • Advising CCR on the US$232 million acquisition of a stake in Quito International Airport
  • Advising Mercuria on the acquisition of a 12% stake by ChemChina
  • Advising Iluka Resources on its GBP215 million takeover of Sierra Rutile (IJ Global’s “Africa M&A deal of the year” for 2016)

Capital Markets

  • Advising on the US$2 billion IPO of Despegar on the New York Stock Exchange
  • Advising on the US$4.3 billion IPO of Lenta on the London Stock Exchange (creating the largest publicly-listed BVI company at the time)
  • Advising on the IPO of LSC Lithium on the Toronto Stock Exchange
  • Advising Kinross Gold on its US$500 million note issuance

Corporate Finance

  • Advising Premier Oil on its US$3.8 refinancing
  • Advising Nomura on the £237 million refinancing of Camden Market

Professional Background

  • Mergers and acquisitions lawyer, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, London
  • Mergers and acquisitions lawyer at Sullivan & Cromwell, London
  • Seconded to Goldman Sachs (Principal Investment Division)
  • Tutor of Commercial Law, University of Oxford

Education

  • University of Oxford, Law degree, first class honours (Martin Wronker Prize in Law, Proxime Accessit)

Bar Admissions

  • British Virgin Islands, Solicitor, 2009
  • England & Wales, Solicitor, 2005 (not currently practising)

Awards & Accolades

  • Recognised in the 2022 edition (and since 2012) of Chambers Global (corporate and finance - Band 1)
  • Recognised in the 2021 edition (and 2019) of Legal 500 Caribbean (investment funds)
  • Recognised in the 2021 edition (and since 2011) of Legal 500 Caribbean (corporate and commercial)
  • Recognised in the 2021 edition (and 2018) of Legal 500 Caribbean (banking, finance and capital markets)
  • Recognised in the 2021 edition (and since 2013) of IFLR1000 (financial and corporate)
  • Recognised in the 2021 edition (and since 2016) of IFLR1000 (investment funds)
  • Recognised in the 2022 edition (and since 2018) of Who's Who Legal (private funds)
  • Recognised in the 2017 edition (and since 2013) of Who's Who Legal (private equity, hedge funds, investment funds)
  • Recognised in the 2015 edition of Who's Who Legal (mergers and acquisitions)
  • Recognised in the 2014 edition (and since 2011) of Legal 500 Caribbean (investment funds)

Associations

  • Appointed to the BVI Financial Services Commission's Focus Group on the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive

Upcoming Firm Events

11 Apr 2022
2022 London Ship Finance Forum

JW Marriott Grosvenor House, London, England

12 Apr 2022
IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2022

Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C., and Walter E. Washington Convention Center

28 Apr 2022
Trading Risk Awards 2022

The Savoy, London, England

8 May 2022
Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Dublin

The RDS, Intercontinental & Clayton Hotels | Ballsbridge, Dublin

9 May 2022
Investing in African Mining INDABA

CTICC (Cape Town International Convention Centre)

11 May 2022
Bermuda Executive Forum

Convene,
One Liberty Plaza,
New York, New York

11 May 2022
Asset Recovery International 2022

Conrad Hotel, Dublin, Ireland

18 May 2022
36th Annual: Transcontinental Trusts Geneva Forum 2022

Fairmont Grand Hotel Geneva (formerly Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva),
Geneva, Switzerland