Andrew Rowe
  1. Associate

Mr. Rowe is an associate in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, practicing in the London office. His practice includes representing companies and investment banks and focuses on international capital markets transactions and other financings, mergers and acquisitions and corporate law matters. He also advises companies on ongoing reporting and compliance matters and corporate governance.

 

Work Highlights

Mr. Rowe has advised:

  • Solvay on its pending €1.6 billion divestment of its polyamides business to BASF
  • Netcompany Group A/S on its IPO of shares and listing on Nasdaq Copenhagen A/S
  • Roche Holdings, Inc. on its senior notes offerings

  • DONG Energy A/S on its IPO of shares and listing on Nasdaq Copenhagen A/S
  • Ocado plc on its inaugural high-yield bond offering
  • Delta Lloyd N.V. on its rights offering of shares that were admitted to trading on Euronext Amsterdam and Euronext Brussels
  • ContourGlobal on the acquisition of the Vorotan Hydro Cascade hydroelectric power plants from the Republic of Armenia
  • Shire plc on corporate governance and disclosure issues
  • PartnerRe on a SEC-registered offering of Series F non-cumulative redeemable preferred shares

Mr. Rowe has advised the underwriters in connection with:

  • The IPO of:
    • Hoist Finance AB (publ) on Nasdaq Stockholm
    • Ardmore Shipping Corporation on the NYSE
  • A number of:
    • High-yield, convertible and senior notes offerings by NXP
    • Senior, subordinated and capital notes offerings by Société Générale
    • Senior, subordinated and capital notes offerings by Crédit Agricole S.A.
    • Senior and subordinated offerings by BPCE
    • Senior notes offerings  by Danske Bank A/S
  • Senior notes offerings by:
    • CRH America Finance, Inc.
    • Lafarge Holcim
    • Pernod Ricard
    • Bacardi Limited
    • Bombardier Inc.
  • Multiple SEC-registered offerings of senior notes by Praxair
  • SEC-registered offerings of:
    • Notes and concurrent cash tender offer by Wyndham Worldwide Corporation
    • Notes by General Dynamics Corporation
  • An offering of convertible senior notes by Bottomline Technologies
  • A cash convertible senior notes offering by Meadowbrook Insurance Group
  • The establishment of a U.S. medium-term note program and government guaranteed debt offerings by Dexia Crédit

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2012
  • New York office, 2012-2013
  • Paris office, 2013-2018
  • London office, 2018-present
  • Minter Ellison, 2010-2012

    Practice Focus

    Bar Admissions

    • State of New York
    • England and Wales
    • High Court of Australia
    • Supreme Court of New South Wales

    Education

    • B.Bus., Marketing and International Commerce, University of Technology Sydney, 2004
    • M.I.S., University of Sydney, 2006
    • LL.B., University of Sydney Law School, 2010
      • with honors

    Languages

    • English
    • French