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Henry Gee

Associate
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Biography

Henry is an associate in Baker McKenzie’s Corporate Finance group in London. Prior to completing his training contract, Henry worked in the Corporate Markets group in Baker McKenzie's Sydney office.

Henry is also a member of BakerEthnicity, a network which helps promote the rich cultural diversity of the Firm by helping our Black, Asian and minority ethnic Solicitors thrive in terms of career development, client engagement and creating a community.

Practice Focus

Henry advises on corporate finance transactions with a particular focus on high yield debt offerings. Henry has advised sponsors, corporates and underwriters on a range of leveraged finance transactions, including commitment financing processes and complex, cross-border Rule 144A and Regulation S high yield debt offerings. Henry also has experience with liability management transactions, including debt exchange and tender offers.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Acting for the underwriters in connection with Teva Pharmaceutical's four-tranche USD 5 billion (equivalent) (upsized from USD 4 billion) debut sustainability-linked SEC registered high yield bond offering. This transaction represented the largest-ever offering of Sustainability-Linked Notes, and the first-ever issuance by a generic medicine company.
  • Acting for the dealer managers in connection with Teva Pharmaceutical's concurrent successful 6-tiered priority acceptance tender offer to purchase up to USD 4.0 billion (upsized from USD 3.5 billion) of certain of its other outstanding bonds.
  • Acting for the initial purchasers in connection with Encore Capital Group, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: ECPG) GBP 250 million 4.250% senior secured notes due 2028, as part of the implementation of its new global funding structure.
  • Acting for the joint bookrunners in connection with Pegasus Airlines’ debut issuance of USD 375 million senior unsecured notes due 2026.
  • Acting for the initial purchasers in connection with Vía Célere Desarrollos Inmobiliarios, S.A.'s EUR 300 million 5.25% senior secured high yield green bonds due 2026. The transaction represented the first green bond ever issued by a residential developer in the Euro market.

Admissions

  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2022)

Education

  • BPP (LPC LLM, Commercial Legal Practice) (2020)
  • University of Durham (LLB, Law with year abroad) (2019)

Languages

  • English