Anna-Marie Slot is Ashurst’s first global ESG/sustainability partner, appointed in 2019 and global head of high-yield debt. She leads the firm’s ESG strategy both internally and for clients. She has delivered a number of significant initiatives including establishing the firm’s sustainability goals, co-creating Ashurst’s first digital product, ESGReady and launching Ashurst’s first podcast channel, ESG Matters@Ashurst, and its first series, ‘30 for Net Zero 30’. Together with Tara Waters, she co-leads the Fintech Legal Labs powered by Ashurst. Anna-Marie was also named the ‘Most Innovative Sustainable Lawyer’ at the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Europe Awards 2021.
Anna-Marie has over two decades of finance experience acting for investment banks and companies in a wide range of corporate finance and securities transactions, including high yield debt offerings, sustainable finance, liability management including consents and tender offers, refinancings and numerous securities transactions, such as Rule 144A and Regulation S debt offerings, as well as mezzanine debt investments and senior credit facilities.