Charlotte Buijs joined Ropes & Gray’s London office in 2017. Charlotte works within the firm’s finance group, focusing on Rule 144A and Regulation S high yield debt offerings. Prior to joining the firm, Charlotte completed law degrees at Duke University School of Law and Oxford University. In 2016, Charlotte was a judicial intern and research associate to Judge Evan J. Wallach of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
- Acting for Samsonite International S.A., the world’s largest travel luggage company, on the offering of €350 million 3.5% Senior Notes due 2026 by Samsonite Finco S.a r.l.
- Acting for Altice Financing S.A. and its subsidiaries in connection with the offering of €675 million 4.75% senior notes due 2028 to refinance outstanding drawings under the group’s revolving credit facilities
- Acting for Hellman & Friedman and GIC with respect to the financing arrangements for their acquisition of Allfunds Bank S.A., with a deal value of approximately €1.8 billion. The financing arrangements included the offering of €575 million senior secured PIK notes due 2024, the first ever high yield bond issuance by a standalone fund distribution platform business
- Advising the initial purchasers in connection with debut high-yield issuer Intrum Justitia’s €3 billion (equivalent) high yield bond offering in connection with its merger with Lindorff
- Advising Macquarie Capital in connection with certain facilities made available for the purposes of Liberty Hall Capital Partners’ USD 135 million acquisition of Dunlop Aircraft Tyres Ltd.
- Acting for Virgin Media Inc. and its subsidiaries in connection with its £675 million high yield bond offering and refinancing of existing debt
- Judicial Intern, Evan J. Wallach, “Law of War in the 21st Century” (Publication forthcoming)
- Judicial Intern, Evan Wallach, “Afghanistan, Quirin, and Uchiyama: Does the Sauce Suit the Gander?” The Army Lawyer (Nov. 2003)