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Yariv Katz

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Paul Hastings LLP

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Corporate /Securities & Capital Markets


Yariv Katz is a partner in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s New York office. Mr. Katz practices primarily in the area of securities and capital markets representing issuers, underwriters, placement agents and investors in public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, including IPOs, follow-on offerings, Rule 144A offerings, PIPEs and other private placements. Mr. Katz regularly counsels public companies and their boards with respect to ongoing disclosure and securities compliance matters, including compliance with Dodd-Frank, Sarbanes-Oxley and the corporate governance rules of the NYSE and Nasdaq. Mr. Katz also has substantial experience in mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures involving public and private companies. From 2007 until 2008, Mr. Katz served as general counsel of a Nasdaq-listed specialty consumer finance company.




Admitted to practice in New York


Fordham University Law School, J.D., 2001 Binghamton University, B.A., 1998

United States: Finance

Capital markets: equity offerings

Within: Capital markets: equity offerings

Paul Hastings LLP’s ‘excellent’ capital markets practice comprises ‘very responsive lawyers’. Among the names to note in New York, Latin America group lead Michael Fitzgerald impresses in Mexico-related matters and recently acted with Joy Gallup to advise Fideicomiso Hipotecario on its $170m follow-on offering. Fitzgerald also teamed up with Arturo Carrillo to advise Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank as the lead underwriters on a $175m follow-on offering by Mexican airline Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación. Yariv Katz acted for Citigroup and Bank of America Merrill Lynch, as joint book-running managers, in Sun Communities’ $284m follow-on offering. Jeff Hartlin, who splits his time between Palo Alto and San Diego, and San Diego-based Teri O’Brien are also recommended.

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United States: Real estate

Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Within: Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

The REIT practice at Paul Hastings LLP provides a ‘very client-oriented service’, with ‘matters leanly staffed’ and ‘partners always intimately involved in matters’. The six-partner team is led from New York by Michael Zuppone and includes the ‘always responsive and extremely diligentYariv Katz. Katz advised Citigroup and Bank of America Merrill Lynch as joint book-running managers for Sun Communities’ follow-on public offering of common stock. Other regular clients include Strategic Hotels & Resorts, BMO Capital Markets and JP Morgan.

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