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Jeanette Cruz



Cruz Jeanette
Jeanette Cruz



Jeanette is a high yield partner in our London office. She regularly advises issuers, underwriters and financial sponsors in Rule 144A/Regulation S high yield bond offerings and also has extensive experience in bridge financings and restructurings. She has been recognized as a leading practitioner in the high yield space (Legal 500, 2017 and IFLR1000, 2017)

Jeanette is “an exceptionally committed and very skilled lawyer”, with sources saying that she is “on top of the issues” and that they “feel comfortable when they know she is working behind the scenes in a difficult transaction”. Chambers & Partners UK

Jeanette is “highly recommended and second to none in [her] knowledge”. She is also described as “accessible, thorough and responsive...” Legal 500

Recent deals include Metinvest, Iceland Foods, Intralot, Armacell, Balta Group, Selecta, Millennium Offshore Services, CenterParcs, Refresco, TMD Friction, 1st Credit, Şişecam and Alcatel Lucent.

News & insights

Publications: 05 AUGUST 2020

Will climate change go up the boardroom agenda following Covid-19?

We believe that the global Covid-19 pandemic will lead to society at large taking climate change much more seriously. While parts of the business and financial community, and governments and…

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Publications: 31 JULY 2020

What is sovereign payment risk and what can investors do to mitigate it?

Sovereign payment risk is an issue that investors may encounter in any large-scale infrastructure project which involves government counterparties or support.

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Publications: 24 JULY 2020

Podcast: Face to Face with Andri Wardhani: Women in Tech (Part 2)

Listen to the second part of our first episode in our Jakarta Women’s Network series. We continue our discussion with Andri Wardhani, associate at Golden Gate Ventures, a venture capital firm…

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Publications: 17 MAY 2019

The path to safety is difficult, long and slow

To mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia we look at how A&O supports LGBT+ refugees

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Admitted to the bar, State of California, USA, 1998


BA, Pomona College, 1995

JD, Columbia Law School, 1998

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