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Andrew Reilly

Partner

Securities and Capital Markets
Sydney
+61 (2) 9055 6965

EDUCATION

American University

J.D., summa cum laude, Law Review

Cal State University

B.S., magna cum laude

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

  • Baker McKenzie (Partner)
  • Jones Day (Partner)
  • Arthur Andersen & Co. (Senior Auditor)
  • Certified Public Accountant (California)

    ADMISSIONS

  • District of Columbia
  • New South Wales, Australia
  • State of California

    Languages

  • English
  • German

Over the past 25 years, Andrew Reilly has represented Australian and New Zealand companies on more than 1,000 offers of debt and equity securities in the United States. He also advises underwriters and placement agents ranging from boutique to “bulge bracket” investment banks.

Andrew’s practice focuses on US securities and corporate law matters. He advises on private placements, Rule 144A transactions and US public offers of debt and equity securities, including Nasdaq listings. He also advises on re-domiciliation of Australian companies to Delaware, commercial matters, bank finance and cross-border M&A transactions.

In addition to providing US securities law advice, Andrew works with local lawyers around the world to provide clients with expert international securities law advice in a convenient and cost-efficient manner.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • US tranche of Australian IPOs for companies such as Carbon Revolution, Cettire, Clarity Pharmaceuticals, PointsBet, Trajan and Touch Ventures
  • Equity placements for companies such as Charter Hall Retail REIT, Resolute Mining and Vicinity
  • Entitlement offers for companies such as Core Lithium, Emeco, National Storage REIT, Nickel Mines and Sandfire Resources
  • Nasdaq listings for companies such as Benitec Biopharma, Lonestar Resources and Sundance Energy
  • US public offers and compliance advice for Nasdaq listed companies such as Kazia Therapeutics, Immutep and Mesoblast
  • Level 1 American Depositary Receipt programs for companies such as Air New Zealand, Fletcher Building, Lynas, Qantas and Redbubble
  • Quotation of ordinary shares on OTCQX for companies such as Ecograf, Horizon Oil, PointsBet and Tinybeans
  • Re-domiciliation to Delaware with listing on Nasdaq for companies such as Piedmont Lithium, Lonestar Resources and Sundance Energy
  • Australian IPOs of US companies such as Keypath Education
  • Securities law aspects of acquisitions of companies such as Templeton Global Growth Fund and Saracen Mineral
  • US private placements of debt for companies such as Downer, Fletcher Building, Melbourne Airport, Mighty River Power and Vector
  • Rule 144A high-yield bond offers for companies such as Barminco, Bemax, Griffin Coal, Fortescue and TFS Corporation
  • Rule 144A investment-grade bond offers for companies such as Foster’s, Qantas and Suncorp-Metway
  • Convertible bond offers for companies such as Kangaroo Resources, Oxiana and Valad

PROFESSIONAL HONORS & AWARDS

  • Equity capital markets, Best Lawyers in Australia, 2021
  • Who’s Who Legal – “Most Highly Regarded” in Capital Markets, 2020
  • Band 2, Capital Markets, US Law, Chambers and Partners, 2020
  • Market Leader, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2020
  • Highly Recommended – Equity Capital Markets, PLC, 2020

EDUCATION

American University

J.D., summa cum laude, Law Review

Cal State University

B.S., magna cum laude

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

  • Baker McKenzie (Partner)
  • Jones Day (Partner)
  • Arthur Andersen & Co. (Senior Auditor)
  • Certified Public Accountant (California)

    ADMISSIONS

  • District of Columbia
  • New South Wales, Australia
  • State of California

    Languages

  • English
  • German