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Gil J. Strauss
 

Gil J. Strauss

Partner
 
CityPoint | One Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9HU EN
 
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Based in our London office, Gil Strauss focuses his practice on U.S. securities law. 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 buyout transactions, as well as general corporate and securities law matters. Gil has consistently been recognised in his field, including by Chambers UK and IFLR1000 UK.

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Work Highlights
  • Apax in its acquisition financing for the Lutech Group
  • Aston Martin in multiple financing transactions, as well as its IPO
  • Consortium of investors in a high yield bond offering to finance the acquisition of Masmovil Ibercom
  • Blackstone and its portfolio companies (including Cirsa, Schenck, BME, Averys and Armacell) in multiple acquisition financings and other high yield bond issuances 
  • KKR in its acquisition financing for Upfield 
  • Multiple financings for energy companies in Israeli gas fields, including the Leviathan, Tamar, Karish and Tanin gas fields
     
Accolades
  • Chambers UK (Capital Markets: High-Yield Products)
  • IFLR1000 UK (Capital Markets: Debt, Equity and High Yield)
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 law. 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 buyout transactions, as well as general corporate and securities law matters. 

Gil’s recent transactions include representing:

  • Apax in its acquisition financing for the Lutech Group
  • Aston Martin in multiple financing transactions, as well as its IPO
  • Consortium of investors in a high yield bond offering to finance the acquisition of Masmovil Ibercom
  • Blackstone and its portfolio companies (including Cirsa, Schenck, BME, Averys and Armacell) in multiple acquisition financings and other high yield bond issuances 
  • KKR in its acquisition financing for Upfield 
  • Multiple financings for energy companies in Israeli gas fields, including the Leviathan, Tamar, Karish and Tanin gas fields

Gil  has consistently been recognised in his field, including by Chambers UK and IFLR1000 UK. He 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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