Natalie A. Stewart

Associate

  • Natalie A. Stewart
  • Phone: +44 20 7786 2148
    Fax: +44 20 7691 7056

    Import to Address Book

  • Duane Morris
    Citypoint, 16th Floor
    One Ropemaker Street
    London, UK EC2Y 9AW

Natalie A. Stewart practices in the area of corporate law. Ms. Stewart has transactional and advisory experience on a wide range of banking and finance transactions, with a particular focus on debt capital markets, structured finance and securitisations, for financial institutions and corporate clients.

Ms. Stewart earned an LL.B. (Hons) and LPC from BPP Law School and a B.A. (Hons) from the University of Exeter.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Law

  • Banking and Finance

  • Capital Markets

  • Structured Finance

  • Securitisations

Admissions

  • England and Wales

Education

  • BPP Law School, LL.B. and LPC, 2009
  • University of Exeter, B.A. (Hons), 2007

Experience

  • Duane Morris
    - Associate, 2020-present
  • Jones Day
    - Associate, 2014-2019
  • Bank of America, DCM Legal
    -Secondee – 2017-2018
  • Goldman Sachs, Mortgages Legal
    -Secondee - 2015-2016
  • Paul Hastings (Europe) LLP
    - Associate, 2012-2014
    - Trainee Solicitor, 2010-2012
  • Credit Suisse, Fund-Linked Products Legal
    -Secondee – 2011-2012
  • Financial Ombudsman Service
    - Adjudicator, 2009-2010

Selected Publications

Representative Matters

  • Represented Trafigura Pte Ltd., a market leader in the global commodities industry, in connection with its entry into a 365-day USD revolving credit facility (US $760 million), a 1-year CNH term loan facility (US $445 million equivalent) and a 3-year USD term loan facility (US $300 million).
  • Advised Trafigura Group Pte. Ltd., a market leader in the global commodities industry, in connection with its offering of $600 million of 6.875% Perpetual Resettable Step-up Subordinated Securities on the Singapore Stock Exchange.
  • Advised Trafigura Group Pte. Ltd., a market leader in the global commodities industry, in connection with the issuance and placement of $500 million of asset-backed notes issued by Trafigura Securitisation Finance PLC in a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering and listed on the Irish Stock Exchange.
  • Represented Trafigura Group Pte. Ltd., a market leader in the global commodities industry, in connection with its entry into its 365-day multi-currency syndicated revolving credit facility totaling US $2.05 billion and the exercise of the first extension option available on the 3-year tranche of its 2018 ERCF, thereby extending the facility by 365 days.
  • Represented Trafigura Funding S.A., a subsidiary of Trafigura Group Pte. Ltd., a market leader in the global commodities industry, in its private placement of US $140 million of Senior Guaranteed Notes to institutional investors in the United States.
  • Represented Trafigura Group Pte. Ltd., a market leader in the global commodities industry, in connection with the issuance of €262.5 million Perpetual Resettable Step-Up Subordinated Securities listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange and a US $88 million tap issuance of its 5.50% Senior Guaranteed Notes listed on the Irish Stock Exchange. These securities were issued in connection with Trafigura’s acquisition of 98% of the outstanding share capital of Nyrstar NV through a UK scheme of arrangement of Nyrstar.
  • Represented Heylo Housing Group Limited, an innovative for-profit shared ownership housing company providing affordable housing in the UK, in a £250 million financing provided by a direct lending funder; the deal involved a bespoke security structure to ensure that legal and beneficial title over properties in the portfolio was secured.
  • Represented Trafigura Group Pte. Ltd , a market leader in the global commodities industry, in connection with a Japanese yen-denominated term loan of JPY 76.8 billion (circa USD $720 million equivalent at spot rate).
  • Represented Trafigura Group Pte. Ltd , a market leader in the global commodities industry, in connection with Trafigura’s fifth issuance in the US private placement market, wherein US $203,000,000 Senior Notes were issued with tenors of 5, 7 and 10 years.
  • Represented Trafigura Group Pte. Ltd , a market leader in the global commodities industry, and various subsidiaries, in connection with a European multi-currency syndicated revolving credit facility totaling USD $1.9 billion.