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Edward Rance

Associate

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Edward Rance

Global Restructuring Review 100 2019 Legal 500 Caribbean 2019

Edward Rance is an Associate in the Corporate department of Conyers Dill & Pearman. He joined Conyers in 2016. Edward’s practice consists of a broad range of corporate and finance matters, including corporate insolvencies and restructurings.

Prior to joining Conyers, Edward practised with Allen & Overy LLP and Milbank Tweed Hadley and McCloy, with a particular emphasis on advising financial institutions and investment funds in relation to publically traded securities and the distressed debt market.

Experience Highlights

  • Advised Liberty Latin America on their $4 billion split-off and demerger from Liberty Global plc, and their subsequent listing and launch on NASDAQAdvised Acted as special Bermuda counsel to The Bank of N.T Butterfield & Son Limited in connection with its US$287.5 million initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange and subsequent US$349 million secondary offering.
  • Advised Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE: TGH) (“Textainer”), the world’s largest lessor of intermodal containers based on fleet size, on numerous credit/loan facilities and asset-backed note securitization (“ABS”) transactions, most recently the issuance by Textainer Marine Containers V Limited (an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Textainer) of US$500 million fixed rate asset backed notes which represented one of the largest ABS transactions in the history of the intermodal containers leasing industry and the initial entry and subsequent refinance by Textainer Marine Containers II Limited (also an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Textainer) of its $1.2 billion warehouse securitization facility.
  • Advised a private equity consortium led by Centerbridge Partners, L.P. on their $952 million acquisition of Canopius from Sompo Holdings.

Professional Background

  • Associate, Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy, London
  • Trainee & Associate, Allen & Overy LLP, London

Education

  • College of Law (London), LLB, 2011
  • University of Oxford, MSc, 2009
  • University of Cambridge, MA, 2008

Bar Admissions

  • Bermuda, 2013
  • England & Wales, 2013 (not currently practising)

17 Dec 2018
Conyers advises LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton on its US$2.6 billion acquisition of the Belmond Hotel Group

15 May 2018
Conyers advises MAPS 2018-1 Limited in respect of Merx Aviation’s US$506.5 million inaugural aviation asset backed securitisation

30 Apr 2018
Conyers advises on Interserve’s refinancing arrangement with its lenders and bond providers

04 Jan 2018
Conyers Advises Liberty Latin America on its Split-Off, US Listing and Launch

01 Dec 2017
Conyers advises IHS Markit Ltd. on its US$500 million 4% senior notes offering

17 Jul 2017
Conyers advises IHS Markit Ltd. on its US$300 million accelerated share repurchase with RBC Capital Markets, LLC

13 Jul 2017
Conyers advises IHS Markit on its US$300 million notes offering

28 Jun 2017
Conyers advises Textainer Marine Containers V Limited on their issuance of US$500 million of Fixed Rate Asset Backed Notes

03 Apr 2017
Conyers advises WISeKey International Holding Ltd on its acquisition of QV Holdings Ltd.

28 Feb 2017
Conyers advises The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited on its US$349 million secondary offering

14 Feb 2017
Conyers advises IHS Markit Ltd. on its US$200 million accelerated share repurchase with Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC

09 Feb 2017
Conyers advises IHS Markit Ltd. on its US$500 million 4.75% senior notes offering

26 Jan 2017
Conyers advises IHS Markit Ltd. on its US$500 million credit agreement

27 Oct 2016
Conyers advises Myovant Sciences Ltd. on their US$218 million IPO

21 Sep 2016
Conyers Dill & Pearman advises The Bank of N.T Butterfield & Son Limited on US$287.5 million initial public offering

  • Recognised in the 2019 edition (and 2018) of Legal 500 Caribbean (banking, finance and capital markets, corporate and commercial)
  • Insolvency Lawyers Associate
  • R3 – Association of Business Recovery Professionals