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Christianne Williams
Christianne Williams
Counsel — Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets
Counsel — Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets

Christianne Williams

Christianne Williams
London

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

Christianne Williams

Experience Highlights

  • Oasis Midstream Partners LP in its debut senior notes offering of $450 million Senior Notes due 2029

  • Underwriters in connection with the debut high yield offering of $450 million Senior Secured Notes due 2027 and $415 million Senior Notes due 2028 by Cablevision Lightpath LLC, an internet telephony services company and a subsidiary of Altice USA

  • An ad hoc group of lenders holding approximately $175 million in senior secured term debt in the prepackaged chapter 11 cases of Pioneer Energy Services Inc. filed in Houston, Texas

  • Vistra Energy, a Texas-based power retail and generation company listed on the NYSE, on its issuance of $1 billion Senior Notes due 2026 and the related $1.7 billion cash tender offers for certain of its existing notes

  • First Quantum Minerals Ltd., a Toronto Stock Exchange listed metals and mining company with assets in Africa, Australia, Europe and South America, on its high-yield bond issuances, debt liability management transactions and related U.S securities law advice, including:

    • its high yield offering of $1.5 billion Senior Notes due 2027
    • its issuance of $1.85 billion Senior Notes Due 2024 and 2026
    • its issuance of $2.2 billion Senior Notes Due 2023 and 2025 and the related tender offers in respect of $1.5 billion of its existing notes
    • its issuance of $850 million Senior Notes Due 2022
    • its acquisition of Inmet Mining Corporation and the exchange offer in respect of the $2 billion Senior Notes issued by Inmet Mining Corporation
    • its debut high-yield offering of $350 million Senior Notes Due 2019
  • Petra Diamonds, a rough diamonds producer listed on the London Stock Exchange and a constituent of the FTSE 250, on its high-yield bond issuances, debt liability management transactions and related U.S securities law advice, including:

    • the U.S. securities law aspects of its $178 million equivalent fully underwritten rights issue
    • its issuance of $650 million Senior Secured Second Lien Notes Due 2022
  • An ad hoc group of senior secured bondholders of New Look, the UK-headquartered apparel business, in relation to New Look’s Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) and the related Senior Secured Notes consent solicitation 

  • The dealer managers on the 2017 tender offers by BHP Billiton, the FTSE 100 global resources company, in respect of $5 billion (equivalent) of notes 

  • A London Stock Exchange listed oil and gas company with assets in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq on its issuance of $250 million Guaranteed Notes Due 2017 and its balance sheet restructuring by way of Scheme of Arrangement 

  • A global offshore jack-up company providing services to the oil and gas and renewables industries on its debut high-yield offering of $225 million Senior Secured Notes Due 2018 and the tender offer and consent solicitation in connection with the refinancing of the Senior Secured Notes

  • The Initial Purchasers on the debut high-yield offering by a French pharmaceutical and chemicals company of €310 million Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes Due 2019

  • One of the UK’s biggest food companies on its issuance of £250 million Senior Notes Due 2019 and £330 million and €300 million Senior Notes Due 2021, and the related tender offers for its existing Senior Notes

  • The Initial Purchasers on the high-yield bond issuances by a London Stock Exchange listed oil and gas company with assets in Africa and the Middle East

Credentials

  • The College of Law, Chester, LL.B., 2007
  • University of St. Andrews, Scotland, M.A., 2005
  • Legal 500 UK, Finance: High Yield, 2020
  • California, England & Wales