Piers is a debt capital markets specialist. He has particular expertise in equity-linked bonds, commercial paper and EMTN programmes.
Piers is a partner in our Debt Capital Markets team in London. He advises banks, significant corporates and institutional investors on a wide range of international capital markets transactions.
Piers thrives on advising on complex transactions, and he led the Simmons team that was awarded IFLR Europe’s Debt and Equity-Linked Deal of the Year Award for their work on Swiss Re’s innovative convertible bond.
He is closely involved in regulatory developments, and provides regular training to clients on developments such as the new EU Prospectus Regulation.
Piers joined us as a partner in 2012. Prior to joining us he spent over 12 years working for another leading international firm in their London, Paris and São Paulo offices. He has also spent time on secondment to a major international bank in London.