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Justin Cooke


New York

Cooke Justin
Justin Cooke


New York

Justin specializes in international securities offerings, financial transactions and corporate governance and has extensive experience representing issuers, sponsors and underwriters in a wide range of domestic and cross-border capital markets transactions, including SEC-registered and private offerings of debt and equity securities. In the process, Justin has guided businesses through transformative transactions, including IPOs, public and private spin-offs, recapitalizations and corporate reorganizations.

Justin’s experience also includes advising lenders on complex cross-border share-backed lending facilities, and advising financial institutions, fintech companies and entrepreneurs on their development/adoption of capital markets technology platforms and distributed ledger technologies.

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News: 25 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advises banks on EUR 323.5 million bank/bond financing for the acquisition of BIP

Allen & Overy has advised a syndicate of banks including BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole CIB, IMI-Intesa Sanpaolo and UniCredit Bank on the EUR 275 million bridge facilities agreement, EUR 48.5m…

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Key regulatory topics

Publications: 25 OCTOBER 2021

Key Regulatory Topics: weekly Update 15 October to 21 October 2021

Of particular note this week, HM Treasury published a policy paper on ‘Greening Finance: A Roadmap to Sustainable Investing’ which sets out the UK government’s ambition to support the financial…

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Publications: 25 JUNE 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: quick reference guide on US federal business stimulus program (updated 25 June)

In response to the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis, the US federal government has responded with an unprecedented and rapidly unfolding set of business stimulus programs.

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Publications: 06 MAY 2020

Webinar: Covid-19 coronavirus - accessing central bank funding schemes - eligible collateral and practical points

The A&O team provided an overview of the current funding and purchase schemes that accept asset-backed securities, covered bonds and loan portfolios as collateral. 

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Capital Markets




New York

Allen & Overy LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
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Admitted to the bar, State of New York, USA, 2006


J.D., New York University School of Law, 2005 

B.A., The University of Virginia, 1999