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David B. Rockwell

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

London , GBR

David Rockwell represents non-U.S. companies and financial institutions in connection with their corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions activities.
In the corporate finance area, he has acted on behalf of both underwriters and issuers in connection with a wide range of high-profile equity and debt financing transactions. His recent equity experience includes representing Porsche, ING, SEB, Sky Deutschland, Anheuser-Busch InBev and UBS in connection with their rights offerings, as well as the issuers in numerous IPOs, including the proposed IPOs of Evonik and Skype. He also represented Anheuser-Busch InBev in its New York Stock Exchange listing and Siegfried in connection with its offering of mandatory convertible notes. He has represented the underwriters in connection with the mandatory convertible bond and equity rights offerings of Commerzbank, the capital raise by RWE and the IPOs of Brenntag, ByggMax and TomTailor. Mr. Rockwell also has represented the issuer or underwriters in connection with equity offerings by Allianz, Altana, Deutsche Post, Deutsche Telekom, EPCOS, Gottex Fund Management, GPC Biotech, Infineon, Munich Re, Postbank, Premiere Fernsehen, Tetragon Financial Group, TradeDoubler and Wacker Chemie, among many others.
Mr. Rockwell's M&A practice includes the representation of TeliaSonera in connection with its tender offers for the shares of Eesti Telekom and Teo LT, and of AkzoNobel in connection with its €11 billion sale of its Organon BioSciences subsidiary to Schering-Plough.
Mr. Rockwell is Chairman of the IBA's Securities Law Committee and a contributing editor to the IFLR.

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