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If you are looking to do business in the Cayman Islands, you need a firm that understands your business objectives and provides responsive and commercial advice.

In Cayman, Conyers has been offering legal advice to clients around the world since 2004. Our experienced team of lawyers has earned a reputation among our clients for technical skill, quality service and market insight. We act on behalf of many of the world’s largest corporations, banks, insurance companies, asset management groups and HNW families and individuals.

Our expertise covers a wide range of corporate and financial sectors and transactions, including capital markets, M&A, investment funds, insurance, structured finance and securitisations, particularly in the aviation and shipping industries.

In the event of disputes, you can benefit from the experience of our litigation and restructuring team, who are recognised leaders in the region. Insolvency and funds litigation are the core of Conyers’ practice, we also advise on trust disputes, shareholder conflicts and breach of directors’ duties.

If you are establishing a company, fund or trust, Conyers Client Services can provide you with a range of corporate administration, secretarial, trust and company management services to meet your long-term needs.

  • 20 lawyers ranked in the Legal 500
  • Ranked Band 1 in Chambers & Partners High Net Worth guide

Global network, local knowledge

We understand that multi-jurisdictional transactions require a highly coordinated service. Leveraging the expertise of our teams around the world, we work seamlessly and efficiently to provide you with 24/7 support where you need it.

We would welcome the opportunity to discuss how we can assist you. Please call or email any of our team listed below.

CORPORATE

Our Cayman corporate practice offers advice on matters including investment funds, insurance and reinsurance, private equity, banking, finance, capital markets and public company registrations.

  • INVESTMENT FUNDS

Our lawyers have extensive specialist expertise in hedge funds, private equity and venture capital transactions. We advise major investment houses, private equity firms, corporations and financial institutions throughout Europe, the Americas, MENA, Asia and the ASEAN regions. We can help you navigate this complex and fast evolving arena and manage the specialised issues relating to funds and private equity, providing responsive service through our global network of offices.

  • CAPITAL MARKETS

Capital markets and structured finance feature prominently in our Cayman corporate practice. We have advised on some of the region’s largest deals and continue to be a frontrunner in the industry.

  • INSURANCE & REINSURANCE

Our team of highly respected insurance practitioners have extensive knowledge of the Cayman regulatory framework and can offer a range of services including advice on alternative risk transfer such as captives, catastrophe bonds, ILS, and insurance derivatives.

  • AVIATION & SHIPPING

Conyers has robust aviation and shipping practices. Cayman entities are often used in cross-border financing structures for the financing of commercial aircraft. Our lawyers are at the forefront of financing work in this space and have advised on various types of asset financing structures, capital markets transactions, securitizations and acquisition finance matters.

LITIGATION & RESTRUCTURING

The litigation & restructuring team in our Cayman office is a recognised leader due to the reputation of our lawyers specialising in commercial litigation, trust litigation, asset tracing, shareholder disputes, insurance and insolvency & restructuring. Our lawyers have also been appointed to act as leading counsel, expert witnesses, arbitrators and mediators in many important cases before the courts.

PRIVATE CLIENT & TRUST

Our private client and trust lawyers receive numerous instructions on trust matters concerning inheritance structuring, private investment arrangements and inter-generational asset transfers, both at the local and international level.

CONYERS CLIENT SERVICES

Conyers Client Services provides corporate administration, specialised company management services and trustee services to a large number of Cayman entities.

Erik Bodden
Associate

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7754


Kevin C. Butler
Partner, Head of Cayman Islands Office and Corporate Practice

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7374


Gene A. DaCosta
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7765


Richard D. Fear
Partner

Cayman Islands   + 1 345 814 7759


Craig T. Fulton
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7372


Ruth Hatt
Associate

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7394


Ben Hobden
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7366


Fraser Hughes
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7391


Robert Lindley
Counsel, Head of Cayman & BVI Private Client & Trust

British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7360


Maree Martin
Counsel and Head of Knowledge Management - Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7781


Jordan McErlean
Associate

Cayman Islands   +1 345 945 3901


Michael O’Connor
Associate

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7395


Sharon P. Pierson
Manager

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7397


Paul Smith
Partner, Head of Cayman Islands Litigation & Restructuring Practice

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7777


Derek Stenson
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7392


Matthew Stocker
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7382


Spencer Vickers
Associate

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7757


02 Aug 2018
Conyers advises China Aoyuan Property Group Limited in connection with its US$175 million 6.35% Senior Notes due 2020

26 Jul 2018
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with its US$400 million 8.50% Senior Notes due 2021

18 Jul 2018
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with its US$200 million 8.50% Senior Notes due 2021

26 Jun 2018
Conyers advises PagSeguro Digital Ltd. on its US$1.1 billion FPO listing on the New York Stock Exchange

26 Jun 2018
Conyers advises START Ltd and START Holding Ltd on a US$700 million asset backed securitisation

29 May 2018
Conyers advises Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals, Ltd on its US$152.6 million IPO

30 Apr 2018
Conyers advises on Interserve’s refinancing arrangement with its lenders and bond providers

05 Feb 2018
Conyers advises on first major Stellar Network token sale

23 Jan 2018
Conyers advises PagSeguro Digital Ltd. on its US$2.3 billion IPO

31 Oct 2017
Conyers advises Bloomage BioTechnology Corporation Limited in connection with its HK$3 billion privatisation

15 Dec 2016
Conyers advises Meitu, Inc. in connection with its US$630 million IPO

14 Dec 2016
Conyers advises Fiera Capital Corporation on its acquisition of Charlemagne Capital Limited

08 Nov 2016
Conyers advises Central China Real Estate Limited on issuance of US$200 million 6.75% Senior Notes due 2021

03 Nov 2016
Conyers advises Golden Wheel Tiandi Holdings Company Limited on its issuance of US$100 million 8.25% Senior Notes due 2019

02 Nov 2016
Conyers advises GDS Holdings Limited in connection with its US$192.5 million IPO

31 Oct 2016
Conyers advises JNBY Design Limited in connection with its HK$800 million IPO

30 Oct 2016
Conyers advises Peak Sport Products Co., Limited in connection with its HK$2.4 billion privatisation by Xu’s Sport Company Limited

19 Oct 2016
Conyers advises Cayman Golden Century Wheel Group Limited in connection with its US$280 million IPO

11 Oct 2016
Conyers advises TVB Finance Limited on issue of US$500 million 3.625% guaranteed notes due 2021

05 Oct 2016
Conyers advises Nirvana Asia Limited on privatization and delisting from HKSE

04 Oct 2016
Conyers advises Fantasia Holdings Group Co., Limited in connection with its US$400 million 7.375% Senior Notes due 2021

29 Sep 2016
Conyers advises TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited on privatization and delisting from HKSE

28 Sep 2016
Conyers advises AUPU Group Holding Company Limited on privatization and delisting from HKSE

21 Sep 2016
Conyers advises Jacobson Pharma Corporation Limited on HKD$752.5 million IPO

22 Aug 2016
Conyers advises the Special Committee on the proposed privatization of Sky-mobi Limited

16 Aug 2016
Conyers advises Bitauto Holdings Ltd., in US$250 million investment

11 Aug 2016
Conyers advises Sunshine 100 China Holdings Ltd. in connection with its US$200 million 6.50% convertible bonds due 2021

28 Jul 2016
Conyers advises Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited on the issuance of US$450 million 3.875% Notes due 2019

27 Jul 2016
Conyers advises Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited on the issuance of US$120 million 5.625% senior perpetual capital securities

22 Jul 2016
Conyers advises Sky Solar Holdings, Ltd. in connection with its acquisition of 22MW of Solar Parks in the U.S.

15 Jul 2016
Conyers advises Mr Hongyi Zhou on the privatization of Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd.

13 Jul 2016
Conyers advises China Unienergy Group Limited on HKD$200 million IPO

11 Jul 2016
Conyers advises Shanda Investment Holdings Limited in connection with its proposed merger to Ku6 Media Co.

20 Jun 2016
Conyers advises Dongpeng Holdings Company Limited in connection with its US$190 million privatisation by Profit Strong Investments Limited and Max Glory Ltd.

13 Jun 2016
Conyers advises DP World on establishment of US$3 billion sukuk program

03 Jun 2016
Conyers advises 361 Degrees International Limited and certain BVI subsidiaries on issuance of US$400 million 7.25% senior notes due 2021

01 Jun 2016
Conyers advises eLong, Inc. in connection with its merger with China E-dragon Holdings Limited

31 May 2016
Conyers advises eLong, Inc. in connection with its merger with Tencent Holdings Limited

26 May 2016
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited (formerly known as Agile Property Holdings Limited) in connection with its HK$6.7 billion bank financing

13 May 2016
Conyers advises Baihe Network Co. Ltd., in connection with Jiayuan.com’s US$250 million merger with LoveWorld Inc. and FutureWorld Inc.

04 May 2016
Conyers advises on Fantasia Holdings Group Co., Limited’s RMB600 million notes issuance

25 Apr 2016
Conyers advises China Aoyuan Property Group Limited on issuance of US$250 million 6.525% Senior Notes due 2019

15 Apr 2016
Conyers advises Huajin International Holdings Limited on HK$372 million IPO

05 Apr 2016
Conyers advises Stryker Corporation in connection with its US$1.3 billion acquisition of Physio-Control International

05 Apr 2016
Conyers advised Youku Tudou’s Special Committee in connection with non binding “Going Private” proposal from Alibaba Group

01 Apr 2016
Conyers advises Human Health Holdings Limited in connection with HK$106 million IPO

24 Mar 2016
Conyers advises on Hutchison China MediTech Limited’s (China-Med)’s US IPO

15 Mar 2016
Conyers advises SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. in its Acquisition of Citi Fund Administration entities in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands

01 Mar 2016
Conyers advises Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited’s guaranteed US$1.2 billion capital securities

23 Feb 2016
Conyers advises ING Bank N.V. London Branch on private equity acquisition financing

02 Dec 2015
Conyers advises iKang Healthcare Group, Inc. in Connection with Rights Plan

01 Dec 2015
Conyers advises Regina Miracle International (Holdings) Limited, in connection with US$250 million IPO

30 Nov 2015
Conyers advises on certain transactions dealing with the withdrawal of certain originators for Manitowoc Company, Inc.

27 Nov 2015
Conyers advises UMP Healthcare Holdings Limited in connection with HK$379 million IPO

19 Nov 2015
Conyers advises Shanda Games Limited in connection with its merger to Capitalcorp Ltd.

18 Nov 2015
Conyers advises Creative China Holdings in connection with HK$76 million IPO

13 Nov 2015
Conyers advises Zhong Ao Home Group in connection with HK$421 million IPO

04 Nov 2015
Conyers advises Excelsior Union Limited in connection with US$3.3 billion buyout

23 Sep 2015
Conyers continues to advise on the establishment of a Cayman Islands securitization structure for Manitowoc Company, Inc.

04 Sep 2015
Conyers advises Bank of China in connection with Bohai Leasing’s acquisition of Avolon Holdings, Ltd.

17 Aug 2015
Conyers advises RGLD Gold AG on US$130 million Gold Streaming Agreement

16 Aug 2015
Conyers advises Dorsett Hospitality International Limited on privatization and delisting from HKSE

14 Aug 2015
Conyers advises New WuXi Life Science Ltd. in connection with US$3.3 billion buyout

11 Aug 2015
Conyers advises Harmonicare Medical Holdings Limited on HK$1.59 billion IPO

10 Aug 2015
Conyers advised Orient Hongtai Capital Management (Beijing) Co. Ltd., in connection with US$700 million merger

09 Jul 2015
Conyers advises Integrated Alternative Finance on its AED 700 million structured equity and mezzanine debt financing to develop the Taj Dubai

24 Jun 2015
Conyers advises AAG Energy Holdings Limited on HK$2.28 billon IPO

23 Jun 2015
Conyers advises Agile Property Holdings Limited on issuance of US$500 million senior notes

10 Jun 2015
Conyers advises Fantasia Holdings Group Co., Limited on issuance of US$200 million 11.50% senior notes dues 2018

27 May 2015
Conyers advises Hsin Chong Construction Group Ltd. on initial issue of US$250 million and subsequent US$50 million 8.75% senior notes due 2018

14 May 2015
Conyers advised Onex Corporation on acquisition of Survitec Group

24 Apr 2015
Conyers advises Kosmos Energy Ltd. on US$225 million Private Offering

13 Apr 2015
Conyers advises Amber Road Inc. on acquisition of ecVision

08 Apr 2015
Conyers advises on US$1 billion takeover of Bona Film Group

20 Mar 2015
Conyers advises on US$55 million Caribbean Utilities Company Generation Expansion Project

11 Mar 2015
Conyers advises the purchaser, noteholder and security agent in connection with United Oils Limited’s $48 million note financing

18 Feb 2015
Conyers advises Odella Leather Holdings Limited on its HK$55 million listing

17 Feb 2015
Conyers advises Sunshine 100 China Holdings Ltd on issue of US$100 million 12.75% Senior Notes due 2017

13 Feb 2015
Conyers advises CAR Inc. on its US$500 million Senior Notes offering

30 Jan 2015
Conyers advises Xiabuxiabu Catering Management (China) Holdings Co., Ltd. on HK$1.1 billion IPO

30 Jan 2015
Conyers advises Autohome Inc. on its follow-on offering

30 Jan 2015
Conyers advises Sunac China Holdings Limited on its US$400 million Senior Notes offering

30 Jan 2015
Conyers advises China Hongqiao Group Limited on its US$300 million Senior Notes offering

07 Jan 2015
Conyers advises BBI Life Sciences Corporation on HK$229.54 million IPO

05 Jan 2015
Conyers advises Yuzhou Properties Company Limited on the issuance of US$250 million 9.00% senior notes due 2019

24 Dec 2014
Conyers advises on the first London Stock Exchange listing of a Cayman Islands Special Economic Zone Company

17 Dec 2014
Conyers advises on the establishment of a Cayman Islands securitization structure for Manitowoc Company, Inc.

07 Nov 2014
Conyers advises Alpha Bank on a US$500+ million securitization of shipping loans

04 Nov 2014
Conyers advises Exar Corporation on US$224 million acquisition of Integrated Memory Logic Limited

27 Oct 2014
Conyers advises CAR Inc. on HK$4.16 billion IPO

21 Oct 2014
Conyers advises Sunshine 100 China Holdings Ltd on issue of US$115 million 12.75% Senior Notes due 2017

09 Oct 2014
Conyers advises on US$183 million privatisation and delisting of Charm Communications Inc. from NASDAQ

09 Oct 2014
Conyers advises Giant Interactive Group Inc. on US$3 billion privatisation by way of merger with Giant Merger Limited

07 Oct 2014
Conyers advises Enersis S.A. on the $413 million indirect acquisition of shares in Edegel S.A.A.

01 Oct 2014
Conyers advises ClubCorp USA, Inc on the US$265 million acquisition of Sequoia Golf

30 Sep 2014
Conyers advises Yingde Gases Group Company Limited on the issue of US$250 million 7.25% Senior Notes due 2020

26 Sep 2014
Conyers advises on the US$332 million privatisation of iSoftStone Holdings Ltd. from NYSE

03 Sep 2014
Conyers advises MSPEA Education Holding Limited on US$107.4 million privatisation of Noah Education Holdings Ltd.

26 Aug 2014
Conyers advises Kosmos Energy Ltd. on US$300 million Private Offering

18 Aug 2014
Conyers advises Century Sage Scientific Holdings Limited on IPO

Accolades
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"Few firms can come close to Conyers on one critical metric, and this is the breadth of the client base."
- IFLR1000