“A very structured lawyer who is trying to solve the problem for the client” 
Chambers Global 2021

“Deeply involved in all the matters and makes sure everything goes smoothly. In a complex crisis situation, he takes initiative and conducts negotiations”
Chambers Europe 2020

“Very effective and fast in responding”
“Very social, charismatic, and personable” 
Chambers Europe 2019

J. David Stewart

  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom

David Stewart leads a diversified cross-border debt and equity capital markets practice, including complex transactions involving publicly traded securities, both in the United States and internationally.

Mr. Stewart handles the full spectrum of capital markets matters on behalf of issuers, sponsors, strategic investors, and major investment banks with a particular focus on:

  • Public and private offerings of debt and equity
  • Exchange offers
  • Tender offers and debt consent solicitations
  • Restructurings of public debt securities
  • SPAC IPOs and deSPAC mergers
  • Public M&A transactions

Mr. Stewart also represents companies with respect to general corporate and securities matters and is a trusted advisor in the board room.

Since 2013, Mr. Stewart has advised underwriters, issuers, and other market participants on more than 300 transactions in the US and European equity and debt capital markets, including transactions involving:

  • AIIB
  • Alfa Bank
  • Ardshinbank
  • Bank of Georgia
  • Bitfury
  • Cian
  • Centricus
  • Cipher Mining
  • Detskiy Mir
  • DTEK
  • Evraz
  • Headhunter.ru
  • Hrvatska Elektroprivreda
  • Kaspi Bank
  • Kazatomprom
  • Kazmunaygas
  • Kernel
  • Mersin Ports
  • MHP
  • Mobile TeleSystems
  • Nexters Global
  • Ozon
  • PetKim
  • PIK
  • Renaissance Insurance
  • Samruk Kazyna
  • Severstal
  • Silknet
  • Sistema
  • Sovcombank
  • Suek
  • Tinkoff Bank
  • TMK
  • Ukraine Ministry of Finance
  • Ukrainian Railways
  • Vertical Aerospace
  • Yandex
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