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Tracy Edmonson

Tracy Edmonson

Latham & Watkins LLP

London, , GBR


Tracy K. Edmonson's practice focuses primarily on corporate finance, with a particular focus on high-yield debt offerings, debt tender offers and consent solicitations, equity-linked securities and complex restructurings. She also advises numerous companies, including foreign private issuers, on a variety of general corporate issues, including securities law compliance, financings and corporate governance.

Profile
Ms. Edmonson's extensive list of company clients includes Owens-Illinois, Thomas Cook Group, Wagamama, Interxion Holdings and Preem AB. She also frequently represents underwriters and lenders, including Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Barclays, RBS, Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse, in acquisition financings and debt, equity and derivatives offerings.

Ms. Edmonson is a sought-after commentator on industry and legal trends and a frequent public speaker. She has been a guest lecturer at the London School of Economics, UCLA and at the Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy. Ms. Edmonson also regularly appears on panels for the Practicing Law Institute and the Association for Financial Markets in Europe.

Experience
Ms. Edmonson’s recent transactions include advising:
-  Owens Brockway Glass Container, Inc. in connection with its offering of US$800 million of Senior Notes due 2022 and 2025.
-  A consortium of banks, Credit Suisse, ABN AMRO, Coöperative Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank, Crédit Agricole, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Nomura, ING, JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Scotiabank and Société Générale, on the €964 million exchange offer and the €740 million tender offer related to Ziggo’s outstanding bonds
- A consortium of banks, including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and JP Morgan in the offering of Senior and Senior Secured Notes for Virgin Media totaling over £2 billion
- Thomas Cook in connection with its offering of €525 million Senior Notes due 2020
- Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank and Nomura in connection with the Birds Eye/Iglo Foods Group offering of €500 million of Floating Rate Senior Secured Notes due 2020

Education
JD, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall), 1988
BA, Rice University, 1985

Bar Qualifications
California, England and Wales (Registered Foreign Lawyer)

Languages
English, French

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