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Cason Moore
Cason Moore
Counsel — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions
Counsel — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions

Cason Moore

Cason Moore
London

20 Fenchurch Street
24th Floor
London EC3M 3BY
United Kingdom

Cason Moore

Cason’s practice focusses on capital market transactions and mergers and acquisitions, with a particular emphasis advising sponsors, underwriters and corporates on high-yield bond offerings and restructurings.  He has experience across a range of industries, including in the consumer, financial institutions, energy, healthcare, manufacturing and financial services sectors.

The following is a list of representative matters in which Cason has assisted.

Experience Highlights

  • The initial purchasers on the issuance by Neptune Energy Bondco plc of US$550 million of senior notes due 2025 

  • The initial purchasers in connection with Tullow Oil plc’s placement of US$800 million of senior notes due 2025 

  • The initial purchasers on the issuance by AkerBP of US$500 million of senior notes due 2025 

  • J.P. Morgan and other banks on the issuance by Neptune Energy, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, CVC and the China Investment Corporation (CIC), of additional $300 million of Senior Notes due 2025

  • A European producer and developer of high-tech steel solutions in connection with its issuance of €300 million senior secured notes to refinance certain existing indebtedness

  • The initial purchasers in connection with a large European fast food restaurant chain‘s issuance of €440 million senior secured floating rate notes and €155 million unsecured floating rate notes to refinance certain existing indebtedness

  • The initial purchasers in connection with an insurance company’s £300 million issuance of senior unsecured notes

  • The initial purchasers in connection with an Italian eyewear manufacturer’s concurrent debt refinancing and acquisition of an American eyewear company through a €200 million placement of senior secured notes

  • The initial purchasers in connection with a leading clothing, footwear and textiles retailing group’s €425 million placement of senior notes to fund a refinancing transaction

  • A Dutch telecommunications company in connection with a debt restructuring to avoid defaulting under several secured and unsecured bonds issued by various entities within its corporate structure

  • One of the world’s leading vodka producers and importers of alcoholic beverages in Eastern Europe and Russia, in connection with exchange offers for their outstanding convertible senior notes and senior secured notes as part of a financial restructuring to reduce debt by more than $750 million

  • A European private equity firm in connection with the debt refinancing for one of its portfolio companies, a leading global manufacturer of air care and insecticide products, through a €180 million placement of high-yield bonds

  • A Norwegian company and world leader in the development of alpha-pharmaceuticals, in its $47.8 million (271.7 million Norwegian kroner) placement of new ordinary shares listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange

  • A Finnish-based stainless steel manufacturer, in its €2.8 billion acquisition of a German-based industrial company’s stainless steel businesses and outstanding receivables in exchange for 29.9 percent newly issued shares of the company, €1 billion in cash and a loan note for the remaining amount of the purchase price

  • A manufacturer of professional dental products, in connection with its acquisition of a developer, manufacturer and marketer of dental implants and other products, for approximately $1.8 billion in cash

  • The broker-dealer division of a major international investment bank in its role as financial advisor to (i) a Polish mining company in the acquisition of a Canada-based company in a deal valued at approximately $2.96 billion and (ii) a Russian mobile operator in the acquisition of a subsidiary company of a diversified public financial corporation for approximately $337 million cash and repayment of 10.41 billion rubles of debt owed by the subsidiary to the holding company

  • An Africa-focused oil and gas group, as special U.S. counsel in connection with its $120 million placement of new ordinary shares listed on AIM, which included a private placement in the United States

  • A global manufacturing business (metals and fluid and gas handling equipment), in connection with its $2.4 billion acquisition of a large British engineering business, for a mix of cash and shares, implemented by way of a scheme of arrangement

  • One of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, following an acquisition of another leading pharmaceutical company, in its integration of the two companies

  • An international financial services company in connection with the break-up and divestiture of its student loan business

  • A global investment and advisory firm, in connection with the sale of its rights and interests in an unlisted fund that owns and manages energy and infrastructure assets to a consortium of private equity investors 

  • A leading Spanish language media company in connection with its $13.5 billion sale to a consortium of private equity investors

Credentials

  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 2007 (James Kent Scholar; Andrew D. Fried Memorial Prize; Editor-in-Chief, Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts)
  • The University of Virginia, B.A. International Relations (Jefferson Scholar), 2003
  • New York