John Connolly

Partner at Clifford Chance LLP

John Connolly

John Connolly

Partner at Clifford Chance LLP

Biography

John Connolly
Clifford Chance
Title
Partner
Office
Clifford Chance, London | View map
Practice
Banking & finance, Capital markets
Sector
Energy & infrastructure, Technology, media & telecoms
Publications
4

Experience and career history

John Connolly specialises in US securities law advice generally, including advice in connection with SEC registered securities offerings, Rule 144A offerings, private placements and Regulation S offerings, with a particular focus on high yield debt securities.

Duke University School of Engineering (BSc Engineering); Summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
Duke University School of Law (JD with high honours, Order of the Coif)
Member of the New York bar
Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York and London 1986
Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York 1987
Joined Clifford Chance 1995
Partner since 1996
Publications

Market trends in cornerstone investment
Equity capital markets & equity linked products, Singapore, Private equity, Hong Kong, China
23 August 2012
Client Briefing
The JOBS Act: Removing Significant Regulatory Obstacles to Capital Formation in the United States
Securities regulation & compliance, Equity capital markets & equity linked products, International, United States, Equity capital markets, IPOs
6 April 2012
Client Briefing
More Flexible Approach Announced for Non-U.S. Issuers Seeking to Rely on the Section 3(c)(7) Exception Under the 1940 Act
Securities regulation & compliance, Equity capital markets & equity linked products, International, UCITS III, 40 Act funds and other listed funds, United States
19 March 2012
Client Briefing

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Client Work

Clifford Chance advises ONO on the completion of its multi-stage refinancing programme
Capital markets, Banking & finance, Technology, media & telecoms
3 July 2012
Client Work
Clifford Chance advises ONO on its USD 1 billion high yield offering
High yield, United Kingdom, Spain, High yield, Telecommunications
17 February 2012
Client Work
Clifford Chance advises on US$500 million Premium London Listing of Polymetal
Capital markets, Industrials, United Kingdom, Russian Federation
24 November 2011
Client Work

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1998

Number of Awards

1

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John Connolly
Partner at Clifford Chance LLP
Education
JD
Class of 1985

Duke University School of Law (also known as Duke Law School or Duke Law) is the law school and a constituent academic unit of Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States. One of Duke's 10 schools and colleges, the School of Law began as the Trinity College School of Law in 1868.

BSc in Engineering
Class of 1982

The Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University is a vibrant teaching and research institution focused on exploring the frontiers of engineering. In addition to providing a comprehensive engineering program, our students are encouraged to pursue a multidisciplinary course of study suited to their interests and talents.

Career History
Attorney
1986

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP offers legal solutions to areas such as capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, credit, insolvency, and restructuring, investment management, tax, and litigation. Based in New York, the company was founded by Francis N. Bangs in 1849.

Partner
1995 - Current

Clifford Chance LLP provides legal services. It provides services in areas such as banking & finance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, litigation and dispute resolution, real estate & tax, pensions and employment. The firm's clients include the technology, real estate, automobiles, beverages, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, media, telecommunications and energy and transportation markets. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in London, UK

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PJSC Polyus issued USD Global Depositary Shares

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Informa Plc purchases Informa Business Media, Inc. from Eagletree Capital LP, MidOcean Partners, Lexington Partners LP

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Babcock International Group Plc purchases Avincis Mission Critical Services Ltd. from Investindustrial Advisors Ltd., Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the New York Bar
Other Affiliations

John Connolly is affiliated with Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Clifford Chance LLP

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