Grace M. Cao
  1. Associate

Ms. Cao is an associate in Davis Polk's Corporate Department, practicing in the London office. She advises clients on international capital markets and M&A transactions.

Work Highlights

Ms. Cao has advised:

  • Reliance Industries Limited on its acquisition of wireless infrastructure assets from Reliance Communications
  • AstraZeneca on its $3 billion SEC-registered notes offering
  • BBA Aviation on its debut $500 million senior notes offering
  • the underwriters on Danske Bank A/S’s $15 billion medium-term notes program update and $1.75 billion notes offering
  • the underwriters on Crédit Agricole S. A.’s $1.25 billion notes offering
  • the underwriters on New England Power's $400 million senior notes offering 
  • the underwriters on Anglo American’s $650 million senior notes offering

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2017

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York


  • B.A., Public Policy, Duke University, 2010
  • M.B.A., Finance, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, 2017
  • J.D., Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, 2017


  • Mandarin
  • French