Shearman & Sterling is pleased to announce that Ward McKimm has rejoined the firm as a partner in our Capital Markets practice.
Based in the London office, Ward focuses on high yield bond offerings and other leveraged finance transactions, representing both underwriters and issuers internationally. He originally joined the firm in New York in 1997 and moved to London in 1999.
"We are delighted to welcome Ward back to the firm," said Senior Partner at David Beveridge. "He has an excellent reputation in the market and will be a fantastic addition to our London office."
Commenting on the appointment, Matthew Readings, London Office Managing Partner, said: “We are excited that Ward is rejoining, adding further depth to our market-leading Capital Markets and Leveraged Finance practice.”
David Dixter, Head of the European Capital Markets Practice, added: “Clients continue to turn to us to help them navigate the most complex and innovative transactions, and Ward will be a major asset in providing them with a top-of-market legal service.”
Ward McKimm stated: “I am pleased to be rejoining such a vibrant and successful team. The Capital Markets and Leveraged Finance team at Shearman & Sterling has always been one of the best in the market.”