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Victor Richards


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Victor Richards

Legal 500 Caribbean 2019

Victor Richards is a Director in the Corporate department in the Bermuda office of Conyers Dill & Pearman. His practice includes all aspects of Bermuda corporate law, with a particular focus on shipping and aircraft matters. Victor advises banks, owners, private equity firms and other corporate entities on all aspects of shipping and aircraft registration, finance and transactional matters including debt financings, restructurings, bond issues, IPO’s and securitizations.

Before joining Conyers in 2010, Victor spent five years training and working in London, where he gained experience working in project and asset finance.

Experience Highlights

  • Advised Aircastle Limited (NYSE: AYR) on the offering of US$500 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.125% Senior Notes due 2021, which completed on 26 March 2014.
  • Advised GasLog Partners LP on its US$186 million Initial Public Offering on the NYSE in 2014. The proceeds from the offering were used principally to reduce indebtedness and for general corporate purposes, with the remainder distributed to GasLog Ltd. GasLog is an international owner, operator and manager of LNG carriers.
  • Advised Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE: KOS) on the private offering to eligible purchasers of US$300 million aggregate principal amount of its 7.875% senior secured notes due 2021.

Professional Background

  • Asset finance lawyer, Reed Smith LLP, London
  • Project finance lawyer, Bevan Britain LLP, London


  • College of Law, London, UK, Legal Practice Course 2004
  • University of Bristol, M.A., Legal Studies, 2003
  • University of Western Ontario, B.A. (Hons), Philosophy

Bar Admissions

  • Bermuda, Attorney-at-law, 2010
  • England & Wales, Solicitor, 2006 (not currently practising)

23 Jan 2019
Conyers advises Odfjell Drilling Ltd on its purchase of a semi-submersible, harsh environment drilling unit, named Deepsea Nordkapp

29 Dec 2017
Conyers advises SELLAS Life Sciences Group Ltd on its merger with Galena Biopharma, Inc.

07 Jul 2017
Conyers advises Castlelake, L.P. on the funding of its US$785.5 million asset-backed loan

22 Mar 2017
Conyers advises GasLog Ltd. on its US$250 million senior notes offering

20 Mar 2017
Conyers advises Aircastle Limited on US$500 million Senior Notes Offering

16 Feb 2017
Conyers advises Elix Aviation on its US$441 million aircraft securitization

27 Jan 2017
Conyers advises GasLog Partners LP on its offering of common units

18 Oct 2016
Conyers advises Concordia Maritime on its sale of the IMOIIMAX tanker “STENA IMAGE” to Bazara Naviera SA

18 Oct 2016
Conyers advises Concordia Maritime on its sale of the Suezmax tanker “STENA SUPREME” to Violet Shipping SA

16 Oct 2016
Conyers advises Castlelake on its US$916 million aircraft securitization

26 Nov 2015
Conyers advises Castlelake on its US$713 million aircraft securitization

26 Aug 2015
Conyers advises Gener8 Maritime, Inc. on its 15 million share offering

26 Aug 2015
Conyers advises GasLog Ltd. on its 7.5 million public offering of common units

26 Aug 2014
Conyers advises Kosmos Energy Ltd. on US$300 million Private Offering

04 Apr 2014
Conyers advises Aircastle on US$500 million Senior Notes Offering

18 Mar 2014
Conyers advises Castlelake on its US$515.6 million aircraft securitization

02 Dec 2013
Conyers advises BW LPG Limited on US$575 million IPO

08 Nov 2013
Conyers advises Avolon on US$636 million Aircraft Securitisation

25 Jun 2012
Conyers advises on GenMar restructuring and emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings – May 2012

06 May 2011
Conyers advises on $1bn refinancing arrangement – May 2011

  • Recognised in the 2019 edition (and 2018) of Legal 500 Caribbean (banking, finance and capital markets, corporate and commercial)