Announcements Maples Advises on Restructuring Deal of the Year 2020
14 Sep 2020
Maples and Calder, the Maples Group’s law firm, was pleased to advise the 10.5% noteholder of the Seven Energy Group in relation to the 2019 Seven Energy debt restructuring. A complex and noteworthy matter, the transaction received recognition at the IFLR Sub-Saharan Africa Awards, winning Restructuring Deal of the Year 2020.
Seven Energy is the leading integrated gas company in southeast Nigeria, with upstream oil and gas interests in the region and a midstream gas processing and pipeline infrastructure for distribution of gas and crude oil. The restructuring involved the sale of certain oil and gas assets located in Nigeria to Savannah Petroleum Plc, a UK-based oil and gas exploration and development company.
A team based in the Group's law firm in London advised on this transaction and was led by Matthew Gilbert, a partner in the finance practice group, and assisted by Of Counsel Joanna Russell. The firm was instructed by Allen & Overy LLP.
Maples and Calder, the Maples Group's law firm, is proud to announce that it has once again achieved top-tier rankings in The Legal 500 Caribbean 2021 Guide, further demonstrating its leading position in the region.Read more
17 Nov 2020
Maples Group Supports E-Scooter Producer Ninebot in First-Ever Listing of CDRs on China's STAR Market
The Maples Group was pleased to support Ninebot Limited ("Ninebot") on the first-ever listing of Chinese Depositary Receipts ("CDRs") on the Shanghai Stock Exchange Science and Technology Innovation Board ("STAR Market"). The offering, which closed on 29 October 2020, was a listing of 70.4 million CDRs that raised approximately RMB 1.33 billion.Read more
29 Oct 2020
Maples and Calder, the Maples Group's law firm, was pleased to act as Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands counsel to Baidu, Inc. (the "Issuer") on its issue of an aggregate of US$650million 1.720% notes due 2026 and US$300million 2.375% notes due 2030, which closed on 9 October 2020.Read more
29 Oct 2020
The Maples Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Claire Morrissey to its growing Irish office.Read more
28 Oct 2020
Maples and Calder, the Maples Group's law firm was delighted to once again act as lead Jersey counsel for Apache Capital Partners on a recent transaction.Read more
21 Oct 2020
The Maples Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Crichton to its Jersey office.Read more
15 Oct 2020