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Kathryn A. Campbell

Of Counsel

Kathryn A. Campbell

Of Counsel
London +44-20-7959-8900+44-20-7959-8900 +44-20-7959-8950+44-20-7959-8950
[email protected]

Kathryn Campbell, a partner in the Firm from 1997 through 2021, is now Of Counsel. She has had extensive experience with international securities offerings and transactions, representing issuers as well as underwriters. Ms. Campbell's experience includes public SEC-registered equity and debt offerings, Rule 144A offerings, including IPOs, sovereign debt programs, private placements and other financing transactions, as well as cross-border mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and tender offers. In addition, she has worked closely with corporate clients, regularly advising on U.S. securities law matters, SEC reporting, NYSE listing and corporate governance matters.

Ms. Campbell has regularly advised on U.S. securities law developments relating to foreign private issuers, including oil and gas and minerals reporting and the disclosure requirements for SEC reporting companies. She has been involved in preparing Firm memoranda to clients and comment letters on SEC rule releases, and speaks at various professional and educational forums on corporate governance, ESG and securities law topics.

Ms. Campbell is a member of the UN Economic Commission for Europe Expert Group on Resource Management and the sub-group on Social and Environmental Conditions and the Commercial Working Group.  Ms. Campbell is vice-chair of the Board of Governors of Dr. South’s School in Oxfordshire, England.


  • BP on multiple offerings including on its SEC-registered offerings of guaranteed notes, on its first-ever $12 billion Perpetual Hybrid Bond Offering, on the share issue in connection with the renewal of the Abu Dhabi onshore oil concession and on Rule 144A offerings including an exchangeable bond
  • Commerzbank on the establishment of its Rule 144A medium term note programme and the offerings of debt securities under the programme
  • CRH on its global €1.6 billion placing of ordinary shares, on the establishment of its U.S. commercial paper programme and on its SEC-registered and Rule 144A debt offerings and tender offers for various series of SEC-registered debt securities
  • Entra in connection with the privatization by the Norwegian Government in an international IPO
  • Equinor (formerly Statoil) (Norway) on its SEC-registered fixed rate notes, on its SEC-registered and Rule 144A debt offerings, on various amendments to its U.S. commercial paper program, on the update of its €20 million EMTN programme and in connection with its internal reorganization and debt consent solicitations and merger with Norsk Hydro’s oil and gas business
  • European Investment Bank in its $5 billion SEC-registered offering of notes 2021, and Schedule B offerings of debt securities, and on its $1 billion principal amount of a 0.875% Sustainability Awareness Bond (SAB). Funds raised via the SAB will be earmarked for lending to activities contributing to sustainability objectives in line with European Union legislation
  • Kerry Group (Ireland) on its inaugural Rule 144A offering in the U.S. of $750 million guaranteed debt securities
  • Republic of Ireland on the establishment of its global medium term note programme
  • The global IPO of Statoil Fuel and Retail (Norway)
  • Rights issues, initial public offerings and U.S. listings by numerous European issuers