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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

ONE NEW YORK PLAZA, NEW YORK, NY 10004, USA
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Mark Hayek

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Work 212-859-8890
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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Corporate; Capital Markets; Corporate Governance; Finance; Private Acquisitions and Private Equity

Position

Mr. Hayek is a partner in the Corporate Department and the Capital Markets Practice, resident in New York. He concentrates his practice on corporate finance transactions, including the representation of issuers, underwriters and selling security holders in domestic and international public and private debt (investment grade, unsecured and secured high yield debt) and equity (IPOs and secondary) offerings. Mr. Hayek has a particular focus on the representation of private equity sponsors in connection with acquisition financings and their portfolio companies for ongoing financing matters. He also has substantial experience with syndicated loans as counsel to both borrowers and lenders. In addition, Mr. Hayek advises clients with respect to periodic reporting and other corporate governance matters.

Career

Mr. Hayek joined Fried Frank in 2006 and became a partner in 2015.

Languages

French

Education

Mr. Hayek received his JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2006 and his BA from the University of Virginia in 2003.


United States: Finance

Capital markets: equity offerings

Within: Next generation lawyers

Mark Hayek - Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Within: Capital markets: equity offerings

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP strikes the right note with its ‘extremely responsive service’ and ‘high-quality work product’. The firm continues to win a good balance of issuer and manager-side mandates, with notable strength in advising private equity sponsors. In a recent example, group-co head Daniel Bursky and ‘up-and-coming partnerMark Hayek advised JELD-WEN Holding, an Onex portfolio company, on its $661m IPO and its $495m secondary offering. The same pair also advised the underwriters on Athene Holdings’ $1.2bn IPO and its two secondary follow-on offerings. Team co-head Stuart Gelfond is ‘an excellent and extremely responsive relationship partner’ and assisted Oneok with its $1bn at-the-market offering. The ‘outstanding’ New York-based team also includes younger partner Andrew Barkan, who advised AEA portfolio company Evoqua Water Technologies on its $500m IPO.

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Capital markets: global offerings

Within: Capital markets: global offerings

Among Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP’s manager-side highlights, group co-head Daniel Bursky advised the underwriters on a string of equity and debt offerings for Athene Holding, including its headline $1.2bn IPO. Issuer mandates included group co-head Stuart Gelfond assisting Merck with its €1bn offering of two series of euro-denominated senior unsecured notes. The shipping sector is also a notable source of work and Joshua Wechsler recently acted as underwriter’s counsel on a debt offering by Scorpio Tankers and equity offerings by Diana Shipping and Star Bulk Carriers. Other key contacts in the New York-based department include Andrew Barkan, Joshua Coleman and ‘very strong’ rising star Mark Hayek.

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