Taylor Souter

Senior Associate

London

T +44 20 7825 4704
M +44 7921 881 778
Taylor.souter@simmons-simmons.com

General Experience

Taylor is a senior associate focused on representing issuers and underwriters in connection with equity and debt capital market offerings. Taylor has experience in initial public offerings, private placements, block trades, rights issues, medium-term note and Eurobond programmes and high-yield bond offerings.

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Recent Work
  • advising in connection with the IPOs and premium London listings of ConvaTec Group, Hastings Insurance Group, TSB Banking Group, Saga Group, Merlin Entertainments, Partnership Insurance Group, HellermannTyton Group and Polymetal International
  • advising in connection with the high-yield bond note offerings of Liquid Telecommunications, Raffinerie Heide GmbH, KLX Inc., CPUK, Aston Martin and KION
  • advising the London Stock Exchange Group on its US$2.7bn acquisition of Frank Russell Company and related £938m rights issue
  • establishing ABN AMRO Bank N.V.’s US$25bn medium-term note program directed at the US 144A market and advising in connection with issuances thereunder.
Background
Taylor joined the London office of Simmons & Simmons in July 2018 from London-based magic circle firm. He also has experience with secondments to a major international investment bank in London, the New York office of his former firm and a UK infrastructure corporate issuer. Taylor became a member of the New York bar in 2010 and graduated cum laude from Cornell Law School.