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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

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London, New York, Washington DC

William Miller

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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP


William Miller represents leading investment banking firms, commercial banks and public and private corporations with a focus on leveraged finance transactions involving high-yield debt securities, syndicated institutional loans and asset based loans, and equity securities. Mr. Miller works on both the bank and high-yield bond sides of acquisition financings, as well as initial public and follow-on equity offerings.


College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 1993
Yale University, M.A., 1996
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1999, Managing Editor, Fordham Urban Law Journal

United States: Finance

Capital markets: equity offerings

Within: Capital markets: equity offerings

Traditionally better known for its high-yield debt practice, Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP’s strong underwriter relationships continue to translate into an increasing volume of equity deals. Among its recent work, high-profile partner Jonathan Schaffzin and William Miller advised the underwriters on a $2.1bn stock offering by Equinix. Miller also led advice to the underwriters on Keane Group’s $584.7m IPO. Elsewhere, James Clark and Miller acted for the underwriters on two common stock offerings by Mercury Systems totaling $398m, while Douglas Horowitz assisted Wells Fargo Securities as sole book-running manager with PBF Energy’s $275.3m public offering. The New York-based team also benefits from the experience of Daniel Zubkoff, William Hartnett and John Tripodoro.

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Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings

Within: Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings

Head and shoulders above the rest’, Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP continues to sit alone at the top of the manager-side ranking due to its ‘outstanding lawyers’, ‘key experience on major deals’ and ‘unmatched strength-in-depth’. Certainly, the New York-based practice secures plum roles on many of the most sophisticated deals to come to market and impresses both in terms of deal value and deal volume. Partners garner rave reviews, with James Clark highlighted as ‘the best high-yield specialist bar none’. Clark and Corey Wright advised on a string of transactions stemming from the spin-offs of LSC Communications and Donnelley Financial Solutions from R.R. Donnelley & Sons, including assisting the initial purchasers with the Rule 144A offering by LSC of $450m of senior secured notes. John Tripodoro is ‘a consummate professional’ and with department co-head Jonathan Schaffzin advised the joint book-running managers and co-manager on Rackspace’s $1.2bn notes offering. William Hartnett is ‘a high-yield powerhouse’ and with William Miller acted for the initial purchasers on HCA’s $1.5bn notes offering. Other senior names to note include Douglas Horowitz and department co-lead Daniel Zubkoff, while Joshua Zelig and Marc Lashbrook are also highly rated. Ann Makich retired.

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