Danny Tricot leads Skadden’s European corporate finance practice and is based in the London office. His capital markets work includes acting for issuers and underwriters on a broad range of equity and debt transactions. Mr Tricot has advised on initial public offerings, rights offerings and private placings. He has been involved in equity listings in London and on various international exchanges. Most of the offerings that he has worked on have included a Rule 144A component. He has worked across several European jurisdictions, and also in growth markets, with extensive experience in the Middle East, Africa and Russia.
Chambers UK has described Mr Tricot as ‘an incredibly hard-working lawyer’ who displays ‘a balance of commerciality and technical brilliance’. He also is listed in Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000. He was named as one of only three lawyers in Financial News’ Top 100 Rising Stars 2007, and in 2016 he was featured in Financial News’ Hall of Fame. Mr Tricot’s work has been repeatedly recognised for its quality and innovation in various international awards, including several commendations in the Financial Times’ ‘Innovative Lawyers’ reports.
Welcome to the inaugural edition of The Initial Public Offerings Law Review. While it is largely agreed that the first ‘modern’ initial public offering (IPO) was by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) in 1602, IPOs now take place in nearly every corner of the world and involve a wide variety of companies in terms of size, industry and geography.