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Michael Schiavone

O'Melveny & Myers LLP


Michael J. Schiavone is a partner in O’Melveny’s New York office and a Co-Chair of the Firm’s Capital Markets Practice. Mike has broad experience in public and private securities transactions, representing underwriters and issuers in a wide variety of equity, debt and convertible securities offerings. He also has extensive experience in acquisition finance, debt restructuring and liability management transactions. Mike is regularly cited as a leading attorney for equity-linked products and capital markets work.

United States: Finance

Capital markets: debt offerings

Within: Capital markets: debt offerings

O’Melveny & Myers LLP’s ‘deep knowledge’, ‘experience in complex transactions’ and ‘ability to effectively brief members of the client’s team’ mark the group as a ‘true competitor to the traditional leaders in this area’. San Francisco-based Brophy Christensen is an ‘excellent strategist’ and ‘knows how to keep a transaction moving to its conclusion’; he jointly leads the practice alongside ‘fantastic deal-makerMichael Schiavone in New York. Schiavone recently acted alongside New York’s Daniel O’Shea in advising the underwriters on two separate offerings by Nissan Motor Acceptance including a $1.5bn offering. In Los Angeles, John-Paul Motley acted for American Honda Finance in two separate debt offerings including a $1bn MTN offering. The group also includes newly promoted partners Jaroslaw Hawrylewicz and Shelly Heyduk, who operate out of New York and Newport Beach respectively.

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Capital markets: equity offerings

Within: Capital markets: equity offerings

O’Melveny & Myers LLP’s team is jointly led by New York-based Michael Schiavone and Brophy Christensen in San Francisco, and it also calls on partners in Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, Washington DC and Newport Beach. Schiavone and Daniel O’Shea recently advised Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings on a $593m share offering, while Peter Healy assisted the underwriters with Sunstone Hotel Investors’ public offering and advised Healthcare Trust of America on a significant public offering. In other work highlights, Los Angeles office managing partner John-Paul Motley acted for Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, and the selling stockholders, in a $65m secondary offering. Clients also include Bank of America, Morgan Stanley and Sabra Health Care REIT.

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