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Gil J. Strauss
Partner
 
CityPoint | One Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9HU EN
 
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Based in our London office, Gil Strauss’ practice focuses on U.S. securities laws.  Gil has extensive experience working for private equity sponsors, publicly held and privately held companies and underwriters on their high yield bond offerings, restructurings, initial public offerings and other corporate finance transactions.  He has also represented private equity sponsors and companies in a variety of leveraged buyouts transactions, as well as general corporate and securities law matters.

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Work Highlights
  • Blackstone in multiple LBOs, including Cirsa, Schenck, Averys and Armacell
  • Multiple high yield bond issuances for Blackstone portfolio companies
  • Aston Martin in its IPO and multiple financing transactions
  • KKR in the acquisition financing of Flora Food Group
  • Consortium of investors in the acquisition financing of LeasePlan
  • High yield bond issuances for corporate issuers including Travelex and eir
  • The initial purchasers in Altice’s acquisition financing and subsequent financings relating to Cablevision
  • The initial purchasers in the acquisition financing for Pizza Express
  • The issuers in IPOs of NXP Semiconductors, DreamWorks Animation, Weight Watchers, Bristol West Holdings and Peabody Energy
Accolades
  • Recognized as a "Highly Regarded" Lawyer for Capital Markets – Debt, Equity and High Yield by IFLR1000 UK (2018)
  • Recognized as a ranked "Capital Markets: High-Yield Products – London" Lawyer by Chambers UK (2018)
  • Recognized as a “Leading Lawyer” for Capital Markets – High Yield by IFLR1000 UK (2014)
Education
  • New York University School of Law, 1999 J.D.
  • University of California, Los Angeles, 1996 B.A.
    summa cum laude
Admissions
  • New York 2000
  • California 2006
Languages Spoken
  • Hebrew

Gil Strauss is a Partner in the Firm’s Capital Markets Practice where he focuses on U.S. securities laws. Gil has extensive experience working for private equity sponsors, publicly held and privately held companies and underwriters on their high yield bond offerings, restructurings, initial public offerings and other corporate finance transactions. He has also represented private equity sponsors and companies in a variety of leveraged buyouts transactions, as well as general corporate and securities law matters.

Recent transactions on which Gil has worked include the IPO of Aston Martin, as well as multiple financing transactions, the representation of Blackstone in multiple LBOs, including Cirsa, Schenck, Averys and Armacell, the representation of KKR in the acquisition financing of Flora Food Group, multiple financing transactions Travelex and eir, and the representation of the initial purchasers in Altice’s acquisition financing and subsequent financings relating to Cablevision.

Gil received his J.D. from New York University School of Law and his B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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