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Sarah Travis

Senior Counsel

New York

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Sarah Travis

Senior Counsel

New York

Sarah is senior counsel in the International Capital Markets Group in our New York office, concentrating on public and private securities offerings, such as registered equity offerings, including IPOs, and convertible and high yield bond offerings as well as restructuring transactions and business acquisitions, including exchange offers and public mergers. Her practice includes acquisition financing transactions, exchange offers, debt tender offers, consent solicitations and other capital markets transactions in a wide variety of industries in the United States, Europe and elsewhere. Sarah also assists clients in the filing and maintenance of shelf registration statements, including universal shelf registrations and counsels clients on corporate governance and advisory matters as well as ongoing disclosure and compliance.

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News: 25 FEBRUARY 2020

China Communications Construction Company USD1.5 billion dual tranche subordinated perpetual securities

Allen & Overy (A&O) has advised the joint lead managers and joint bookrunners in connection with the offering of USD1.5bn guaranteed subordinated perpetual securities by CCCI Treasure Limited, a BVI incorporated subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC). 

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News: 20 FEBRUARY 2020

A&O retains title as leading global transactional law firm for sixth year

Allen & Overy advised on more deals during 2019 than any other law firm in the world. According to data from Refinitiv and Dealogic, A&O advised on 17% more deals than its nearest competitor across global DCM, ECM, M&A, loans and project finance.

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Publications: 17 FEBRUARY 2020

U.S. Treasury implements Final FIRRMA Regulations

This week, new regulations promulgated by the U.S. Department of the Treasury (the Treasury) went into effect to finalize and comprehensively implement the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA). These newly-amended regulations (the Final FIRRMA Regulations) both broaden the jurisdictional scope of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and institute key exceptions scaling CFIUS’s authority over certain foreign investments.

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Publications: 15 AUGUST 2018

Allen & Overy Advises WillScot Corporation on Completed $1.2 billion Acquisition of Modular Space Holdings, Inc.

​NEW YORK – Allen & Overy represented WillScot Corporation (the “Company”) with respect to its completed acquisition (the “Acquisition”) of Modular Space Holdings, Inc. (“MS Holdings”), the parent holding company of Modular Space Corporation (d/b/a “ModSpace”), for a total purchase price of approximately $1.2 billion.

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Capital Markets


New York

Allen & Overy LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020

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Admitted: Bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 2016

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2010


J.D., Cornell Law School, 2009
B.A., University of Michigan, 2006

Published work

Pitfalls and Risks Regarding Qualified Independent Underwriters, Securities Regulation & Law Report, Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., Jun 2010 [co-author]

Market Trends: Risk Factors, Lexis Practice Advisor, Mar 2017 [co-author]