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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

767 5TH AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10153, USA
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Work +1 212 310 8000
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Fax +1 212 310 8007
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www.weil.com

Heather Emmel

Tel:
Work +1 212 310 8849
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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Career

Partner in Weil’s Capital Markets Practice. Focuses on public and private debt and equity offerings representing issuers, underwriters and selling stockholders, and advising clients regarding corporate governance issues and securities law compliance. Has also represented bidders, target companies and private equity funds in connection with public and private mergers, acquisitions and dispositions in both a private sale and auction context (including leveraged buyouts), venture capital financing and proxy contests.

Education

UC Santa Barbara (BA, 1992); San Jose State University (MST, 1998); Southern Methodist University (JD, magna cum laude, 1998).


United States: Finance

Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings

Within: Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP’s ‘strategic and creative’ high-yield practice receives a steady stream of work from issuers, particularly private equity clients and their portfolio companies, and underwriters. Among its key issuer mandates, Corey Chivers - ‘a very capable counsel’ - advised AMC Entertainment Holdings on its $475m and £250m offerings of senior subordinated notes to help finance its acquisition of Nordic Cinema Group Holding. Senior specialist Frank Adams assisted Basic Energy Services with an exchange offer and rights offering worth $900m. On the bank side, Faiza Rahman advised Barclays as initial purchaser on Cypress Semiconductor’s $150m offering of convertible senior notes. Alexander Lynch’s New York-based group also includes Heather Emmel. Other clients include AK Steel, Advent International and Providence Equity Partners.

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