Trevor  Ingram

Trevor Ingram

Partner

Trevor focuses on high yield debt offerings and other international leveraged finance and capital markets transactions. He advises clients in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, mining, engineering, telecommunications, cable television, retail and financial services.
Trevor has represented both issuers and underwriters in offerings of securities into the United States and internationally, including U.S. registered public offerings and Rule 144A and Regulation S placements of high yield debt and investment grade debt, project bonds, initial public offerings and international rights offerings, as well as on restructuring transactions, tender offers and liability management transactions.

Experience

Representative matters

Sasol Limited in connection with the offering of $1 billion 8.750% notes due 2029 issued by its indirect wholly owned subsidiary Sasol Financing USA LLC and guaranteed by Sasol Limited. Awarded ‘High Yield Debt Deal of the Year’ by Bonds, Loans & ESG Capital Markets Africa Awards, 2023.

The initial purchasers in connection with Travelodge’s offering of £330 million 10.250% senior secured notes due 2028 and €250 million senior secured floating rate notes due 2028, issued by TVL Finance. 

The initial purchasers in connection with Abu Dhabi Crude Oil Pipeline LLC’s inaugural $3.037 billion bond offering. Awarded ‘Quasi-Sovereign & Government-Related Entity Debt Deal of the Year’ at the Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East Awards, 2018.

Ardagh in connection with their $2.8 billion offering of multi-currency high yield green bond offering and committed financing arrangements in relation to their business combination with a special purpose acquisition company affiliated with the Gores Group. This offering is the largest offering of Green Bonds ever completed.

Pro bono

Partnering with KIND UK on life-changing casework on behalf of undocumented children, drafting applications for leave to remain and/or citizenship to be submitted to the Home Office.

Prepared a legal memorandum focused on accountability mechanisms for war crimes committed in Ukraine for the Public International Law and Policy Group.

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, “Sustainable Finance”, AFME’s 18th Annual European Leveraged Finance and CLOs Conference, October 2023
  • Panelist, “An Introduction to Leveraged Finance” and “Leveraged Finance – Advanced Topics”, Annual Leveraged Finance Academy, June 2018 – March 2023 
  • Panelist, “High Yield Investor Panel: Portfolio Management and Investment Decisions”, AFME’s 14th Annual High Yield Conference, October 2019
Recognition
Trevor was very knowledgeable on the key aspects of the deal and always available with solutions to any bottlenecks.” “His advice is clear and well thought out. Trevor is very good at understanding where we’re coming from and thinking through different solutions to solve issues.
Chambers UK, Capital Markets: High-Yield Products, 2024
They have a complete understanding of our capital structure and provide clear advice and guidance on compliance within our covenants. Trevor Ingram is a standout high yield lawyer, a trusted advisor, highly competent, approachable, positive and always available to answer and tease out issues when structuring a transaction.
Legal 500 UK, High Yield, 2024

Awards

  • Ranked for 4 years in Chambers UK, 2020 – 2024
  • Ranked as a ‘Leading Individual’ in High Yield, Legal 500 UK, 2024

Qualifications

Admissions

New York, 2005
Ontario, 2002

Academic

Bachelor of Commerce, International Business,  University of Alberta, 1996
Bachelor of Laws – LLB,  Dalhousie University, 2001
M.B.A., Finance, Dalhousie University, 2001
Master of Laws – LLM, New York University School of Law, 2004

Languages

English, French
Disclaimer
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.