As co-head of our global capital markets practice, Stephen has helped build a practice that has acted on many of the world's most significant capital markets offerings and been responsible for many innovations in capital markets globally.
Stephen works on all types of capital market transactions - IPOs, equity offerings, rights issues, debt offerings, high-yield debt and hybrids of all kinds - many with a cross-border element and involving emerging markets. He also has an active M&A practice.
He is a hands-on partner, always available for clients, and gets fully involved in the prospectus drafting process. He has particular experience of dual listings and has worked on transactions involving 'duals' listed on Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, London, Almaty, Zagreb, Prague, Moscow, Kiev and several western European countries. He has spent time on secondment to clients and works hard at understanding client goals and challenges.
He works for both issuers and underwriters and has a deep understanding of market norms and practices, including the need to respect the fact that all issuers are different. His relationships with securities regulators around the world gives him a clear perspective and understanding of the policy drivers for disclosure documents.
Stephen spent fours years in the US, as US managing partner, and has worked in various countries around the world, including many emerging markets. He is a highly experienced emerging markets specialist - one who can get the job done to international standards in a developing business and legal environment.
"With 'great knowledge', Stephen Revell is 'the standout star, hands-on and very user friendly"' Legal 500 2012
Qualifications and Education
Stephen was educated at Christ's College, Cambridge and is admitted to practice in England and in Hong Kong.