CATHERINE LOBB’s practice focuses on corporate and securities law matters and involves the representation of issuers, underwriters and selling stockholders in public and private transactions of debt and equity securities. She has experience working with issuers from a diverse set of industries, including the banking and financial services, real estate, manufacturing, hospitality, healthcare, consumer goods, insurance and energy and mining sectors. Most recently, she advised the underwriters on the US$1 billion SEC-registered offering by Spanish issuer Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria.
Prior to joining the London office, Catherine practiced as an associate of the firm’s capital markets group in New York. During her time in New York, she advised issuers, underwriters and selling stockholders on a variety of U.S. domestic and cross-border SEC-registered and exempt transactions of debt and equity securities with an aggregate value in excess of US$13.5 billion.
In addition, Catherine also spent two and a half years as an associate of the firm’s capital markets group in Sydney. While there, she advised Australian companies and international investment banks in a wide variety of cross-border capital markets and corporate finance transactions, including initial public offerings, entitlement offers, medium-term note programs, investment-grade debt issuances and other private placements encompassing Rule 144A, Section 4(a)(2) and Regulation S offerings.
Catherine has maintained a pro bono practice during her time as an associate. She has participated in several of the firm’s pro bono initiatives, including the Veterans Advocacy Project and the Emerging Enterprises Pro Bono Program.