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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

ONE NEW YORK PLAZA, NEW YORK, NY 10004, USA
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Work +1 212 859 8000
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Fax +1 212 859 4000
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www.friedfrank.com
Frankfurt, London, New York, Paris, Washington DC

Joshua Coleman

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Work 212-859-8633
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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Corporate, Finance, Private Acquisitions and Private Equity, Capital Markets

Position

Mr. Coleman is a corporate partner and concentrates his practice in corporate finance transactions, including the representation of both issuers and underwriters in high-yield debt offerings, acquisition financings, including acquisition financing commitments, equity offerings and related capital market and private equity transactions. In addition, Mr. Coleman advises clients on a variety of securities law and corporate governance matters.

Education

Mr. Coleman received his JD from New York Law School in 2003 (cum laude, Member of Law Review), and received his BA from Franklin & Marshall College in 1998.


United States: Finance

Capital markets: global offerings

Within: Capital markets: global offerings

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP’s six-partner team is led by Daniel Bursky and Stuart Gelfond in New York. The firm serves as designated underwriter’s counsel for an impressive range of companies, including Procter & Gamble, Invesco, and Athene Holdings, which it is advising on its proposed upcoming IPO. Joshua Wechsler has a strong track record acting for Latin American clients, and part of a team assisting Grupo Televisa, one of Mexico’s largest corporate issuers, with its $1.2bn offering of senior investment grade notes. Another major highlight for the firm was advising Merck & Co on a €1bn bond offering. Other key partners include Andrew Barkan, Mark Hayek and Joshua Coleman.

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Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings

Within: Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP’s work highlights display an impressive balance of issuer and manager-side mandates, and it routinely acts across a broad range of industries for corporate issuers, private equity sponsors and all the major underwriters. Lawyers at the firm have ‘strong market knowledge’ and ‘high-level business understanding’; for example, capital markets co-head Stuart Gelfond is an ‘expert in high-yield debt matters’ and acted for Novelis, as co-counsel alongside Torys and King & Spalding LLP, in two senior notes offerings totaling $2.6bn. Gelfond also advised ESH Hospitality on its $800m add-on offering of high-yield notes. Daniel Bursky jointly leads the New York-based group and teamed up with Andrew Barkan and Joshua Coleman to act for Aleris International in its $550m offering of senior secured notes.

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