Drew Salvest has more than 25 years of experience advising on U.S. and international capital markets transactions and is recognized for his guidance on securitizations, high yield bond issuances, convertible bonds, and other complex structured offerings. He regularly advises the originator on matters related to Europe's largest trade receivables securitization program.
Drew advises European, Central Asian, Middle Eastern, and North African sovereign, corporate, and financial institution issuers and their bankers on a broad range of debt securities and other debt products that are sold to or placed with investors and banks pursuant to U.S. SEC-registered public offerings, global offerings, commercial paper programs, Eurobond offerings, private placements, syndications, prepayments, and bilateral facilities.
Recent transactions include advising Trafigura, the global commodities trader, on its $600 million perpetual subordinated notes issue; Statnett SF, the operator of Norway's electricity grid, on its US$360 million private placement of notes; and Hansteen, the UK-based property company, on the tender for and incentivized conversion of its outstanding convertible bonds. Drew also advises Goldman Sachs on warehouse financings and other structured finance transactions.
Drew has received high rankings from legal directories such as Chambers and Legal 500 for the high quality of his legal advice and his dedication to client service.
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- New York University (J.D. 1987); Amherst College (B.A. cum laude 1978)
- New York
Chambers UK: noted for his debt capital market skills and praised as "a thorough lawyer with a particular talent for drafting and negotiation; he is personable and a pleasure to deal with"
Legal 500: "knows his subject inside out"; "top-quality lawyer, insightful and responsive"; and provides "excellent, remarkable service and superb quality"