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Anna Shemer (née Bellier) is a US associate specialising in equity and debt capital markets. 

Anna is an associate in our US securities team. Anna advises both UK and international clients on a wide range of corporate transactions, including initial public offerings, secondary capital raisings and note offerings. 

In 2023, Anna spent 9 months on secondment at Barclays in the ECM legal team.


Anna is a graduate of the Paris Dauphine University (Master of Laws, magna cum laude) and New York University School of Law (LL.M.). Anna is admitted to the New York State Bar.

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • The underwriting banks (Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan) in relation to the £4 billion IPO and listing of Petershill Partners plc on the London Stock Exchange
  • Disruptive Capital Acquisition Company Limited (SPAC) in relation to its £125 million private placement and listing on Euronext Amsterdam
  • Republic of Ghana on the Offering of its US$1 billion 7.750% Amortising Notes due 2029, US$1 billion 8.625% Amortising Notes due 2034, US$500 million 8.875% Amortising Notes due 2042 and US$525 million Zero Coupon Notes due 2025 (acting for the Dealer Managers)