Tracy K. Edmonson is a partner in the London office. Ms. 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.
Ms. Edmonson's extensive list of company clients includes Safeway, Owens-Illinois, Mobile Telesystems, Preem AB and Inerxion Holdings. 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 advised corporate and sovereign issuers, banks and trustees on US$40.5 billion in debt offerings in 2012. One of Ms. Edmonson's deals, Priory Group, was shortlisted for the IFLR Europe 2012 "High Yield Deal of the Year".
Ms Edmonson is described as "exceptionally bright and hardworking" by Legal 500 UK 2011. She has been recognized by The Chambers Client's Guide to USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2007 and 2008) as a top tier Capital Markets attorney and has been listed in the 2008 edition of Best Lawyers in America.
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, the European High Yield Association and the Association for Financial Markets in Europe.