Robert Ellison

Managing Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP

Robert Ellison

Robert Ellison

Managing Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP

Biography

Shearman & Sterling LLP
Lawyers
Robert Ellison
Partner
Education
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.M., 1992
Université de Paris I-Panthéon-Sorbonne, Maîtrise de Droit privé, 1990
King’s College London, University of London, LL.B., 1988
Practice
Robert Ellison is Managing Partner of Shearman & Sterling’s São Paulo office and a member of the firm’s Capital Markets Group. He specializes in debt and equity offerings for non-US issuers and represents clients in cross-border merger and acquisition transactions. In addition to practicing in New York, Mr. Ellison was Managing Partner of Shearman & Sterling’s Rome office for six years, and practiced in the firm’s Paris office for seven years. He was listed as “first class” in Who’s Who Legal – Brazil 2010, is ranked as a “leading lawyer” by both Chambers Guide to the Global Legal Profession and IFLR 1000 Americas – 2012 Edition, and was named as a “Latin America Legal Star” in 2012 by Latin Business Chronicle.
Experience

Equity transactions: Tecnisa, Petrobras $70 billion rights offering, Brasil Insurance IPO, Renova Energia IPO, Even Construtora, Julio Simões IPO, Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional/Cimpor offer, Aliansce IPO, Banco Santander Brasil IPO, Natura Cosméticos, CCR, Fleury IPO, Multiplan, Marfrig, HRT Petroleum, Itaú/Unibanco merger, Visanet (Cielo) IPO, MolMed IPO, Capitalia/UniCredito merger, Landi Renzo IPO, Polynt IPO, BioXell IPO, Lottomatica rights offering, Toro Assicurazioni IPO, PagesJaunes IPO, Fi System IPO, France Telecom/Wanadoo IPO, Liberty Surf IPO, Pechiney/American National Can spin-off, Valéo IPO, Alstom IPO, Qwest Communications IPO, Vendex IPO
Debt transactions: CSN Notes, Hypermarcas high yield, BBVA Paraguay high yield, Banco do Nordeste do Brasil bonds, Marfrig high yield, Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional, Santander Brasil MTN, BNDES dollar- and eur0-denominated bonds, Lottomatica senior facility, Lottomatica hybrid debt, Prada refinancing, IT Holding high yield, Capitalia/Assicurazioni Generali exchangeable, Finmeccanica/STMicroelectronics exchangeable, Teksid Aluminum high yield, Pechiney Océane convertible, France Telecom/STMicroelectronics exchangeable, Deutsche Bank/Prada exchangeable, Koninklijke KPN bond, Teligent high yield, Qwest Communications high yield
Privatizations: Enel, Koninklijke KPN, Thomson multimedia, Aérospatiale Matra, ENI, Assurances Générales de France


Bar Admissions/Qualifications
New York
Avocat, Paris
Solicitor (England & Wales)

Languages
English
French
Italian
Portuguese
Spanish
Practice Areas

Capital Markets
Corporate Governance
Mergers & Acquisitions
Latin America & Caribbean
Africa
Investment Funds
Private Equity & Hedge Funds

Publications

SEC Compliance Manuals for NYSE and NASDAQ Listed Non-US Companies
JOBS Act: SEC Proposes Rules Allowing General Solicitation and Advertising in Private Placements Under Rule 506 of Regulation D and Rule 144A

News

Ellison Offers Perspectives on Brazil Financial Sector, Deal Environment for The Deal
Ellison Featured in Financial Times/Citi Ingenuity Awards 2012 in São Paulo

Overview
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Shearman & Sterling LLP

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Robert Ellison
Managing Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP
Education
Maîtrise de Droit Privé
Class of 1990
LL.B.
Class of 1988
Career History
Managing Partner
Current

Shearman & Sterling LLP provides legal services. It is engaged in the mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, project development and finance, complex business litigation & international arbitration, asset management, and taxation areas. The company was founded by Thomas Shearman and John Sterling in 1873 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Transactions
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PagSeguro Digital Ltd. issued USD Common Shares

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PagSeguro Digital Ltd. issued USD Common Shares

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Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. purchases BANCO Bocom BBM SA (Brazil)

Awards & Honors
2012
IFLR - 1000 Americas
Admitted to the New York Bar
Admitted to the Paris Bar
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