Capital markets: global offerings in United States

Arnold & Porter

Arnold & Porter is a recognised leader in sovereign finance, advising on sovereign and sub-sovereign offerings, along with issuances by state-owned enterprises. It has a long track record in Latin America - along with Hungary and Turkey - and notably represents Corporacion Andina de Fomento (CAF), the development bank, on international offerings. Washington DC’s Whitney Debevoise and Gregory Harrington are hugely experienced in sovereign finance, along with New York partner Christopher Peterson, who represents the Republic of Turkey.

Practice head(s):

Christopher Peterson; Teresa Johnson

Other key lawyers:

Whitney Debevoise; Gregory Harrington

Work highlights

    Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

    Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton's position as a leader in global offerings is indisputable. The firm’s reputation for excellence, combined with its commitment to the Latin America market, has brought it a stream of headline deals over the years. It remains at the forefront of sovereign and quasi-sovereign offerings, particularly for Latin American states, but also for countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. The firm’s expertise in US Securities and Exchange (SEC) regulation and corporate governance is another factor in its market standing, along with its more recent focus on sustainability-linked and green bond offerings; it has advised the United Mexican States (Mexico) on a series of sustainable development goals (SDG)-linked bond offerings. Jeffrey Karpf is a senior figure in headline transactions for big-name corporate issuers, including sustainability-linked offerings. David Lopez is a leading name in liability management transactions and high-value bond offerings. Jorge Juantorena and Francesca Odell are are the forefront of offerings originating in Latin America, particularly Mexico and Brazil respectively.

    Other key lawyers:

    Jeffrey Karpf; David Lopez; Jorge Juantorena; Francesca Odell; Adam Fleisher; Nicolas Grabar


    ‘Working with Cleary Gottlieb is unique as they are a full service firm and their teams cover every area of expertise required for an offering. They are up to speed when required and they create very good relationships with clients.’

    ‘We work with Nicolas Grabar and Francesca Odell. They are a super talented team, they create good bonds and they work hard and fast when necessary.’


    Key clients

    HCA Healthcare

    Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

    Honeywell International Inc.

    Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.

    Ontario Teachers’ Finance Trust

    The underwriters to Asian Development Bank

    American Express and the underwriters to American Express

    GlobalFoundries, Inc.

    Vale S.A.

    The underwriter to Onex Corporation and JELD-WEN Holding Inc.

    LivaNova PLC

    TLGY Acquisition Corporation (Longhua Innovation Capital Ltd.)

    CI&T Inc.

    The Lion Electric Company, Inc.

    TPG and PAG Asia Capital as selling shareholders of Cushman & Wakefield

    América Móvil S.A.B. de C.V.

    Dominican Republic

    The initial purchasers to the Republic of Paraguay

    United Mexican States (Mexico)

    Underwriters to the Republic of Chile

    Work highlights

    • Advised HCA Healthcare (HCA) on its unregistered $6bn Rule 144A/Reg S offering (through its wholly owned subsidiary HCA Inc.)
    • Represented GlobalFoundries on its $2.59bn IPO.
    • Advised Mexico on its registered offering of $2.2bn global bonds, tied to the United Nations’ sustainable development goals (SDGs).

    Cooley LLP

    Cooley LLP represents a wealth of startups, emerging companies, late-stage companies and public companies in global offerings. It maintains a primary focus on technology and life sciences businesses. It continues to advise a balanced portfolio of issuers and underwriters, though is slightly better known for its issuer engagements. Outside of the US, it has attracted clients from Europe and Asia, and is building its standing in Latin America. New York partners Richard Segal and Div Gupta have emerged as major players in the capital markets team, while San Diego’s Charlie Kim and San Francisco partner David Peinsipp lead the group. Nicole Brookshire left the firm in June 2022.

    Practice head(s):

    Charlie Kim; David Peinsipp

    Other key lawyers:

    Richard Segal; Div Gupta

    Key clients

    Legend Biotech Corporation

    VectivBio Holding AG

    Valneva SE

    Silence Therapeutics plc

    Mind Medicine (MindMed) Inc.

    Addex Therapeutics

    Renalytix Plc


    DBV Technologies


    Bicycle Therapeutics

    J.P. Morgan Securities


    Goldman Sachs & Co.

    Citigroup Global Markets

    Morgan Stanley & Co.

    BofA Securities

    SVB Securities

    Cowen & Company

    Work highlights

    • Represented the underwriters in the $805m follow-on offering of Argenx, a biotechnology company based in the Netherlands.
    • Advised the underwriters in the $575m offering of aggregate principal amount 2.25% convertible senior notes due 2028 by Ascendis Pharma, a Denmark-based biotechnology company.
    • Advised Legend Biotech on two follow-on offerings raising an aggregate of $747m.

    Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

    Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP‘s huge reputation extends worldwide, despite having just two offices in New York and London. It advises on many of the most complex and high-value deals in the capital markets arena, and across the debt, equity and hybrid securities segments. The firm attracts engagements from many European issuers and international underwriters, notably recently advising Nestlé on its $4bn 144A/Reg S notes offering and representing the underwriters in an aggregate of $12.9bn of notes issued by Credit Suisse. Andrew Pitts, co-head of capital markets for North America, had another impressive year in 2022 with a string of headline deals for overseas issuers. Nicholas Dorsey impresses in high-value offerings, while Craig Arcella also comes highly recommended.

    Practice head(s):

    Craig Arcella; William Fogg; Andrew Pitts

    Other key lawyers:

    Nicholas Dorsey

    Key clients



    Canadian National Railway


    Rogers Communications


    White Mountains

    Various financial institutions

    Work highlights

    • Represented the underwriters in an aggregate of $12.9bn of notes issued by Credit Suisse.
    • Represented Rogers Communications in its concurrent offerings of $7.05bn of senior notes and CAD$4.25bn of senior notes.
    • Represented Nestlé in its $4bn 144A/Reg S notes offering.

    Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

    Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP remains a major player in global offerings, routinely landing big engagements from issuers and underwriters. In this regard, it is highly-rated for debt and equity offerings, including high-yield and investment grade debt, IPOs and hybrid securities. Much of its overseas deal flow comes from Latin America thanks to a number of specialists that focus on the region. It also regularly advises on deals involving European, Israeli and Canadian issuers; it has advised Banco Santander on capital markets offerings for years, and represented it in a series of SEC-registered note offerings in 2022. Head of the Latin America practice Manuel Garciadiaz splits his time between New York and Sao Paulo, as does co-head of capital markets Maurice Blanco. New York partner Pedro Bermeo, a growing force in the practice, also has a strong focus on Latin America.

    Other key lawyers:

    Manuel Garciadiaz; Maurice Blanco; Pedro Bermeo; Richard Truesdell; Byron Rooney


    Work highlights

      Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

      Debevoise & Plimpton LLP remains closely associated with global offerings by financial services and insurance companies. It is also noted for offerings by SPACs, including PIPE financings, and issuances by private equity portfolio companies. Notable recent engagements for the team include its advice to Jackson Financial on its $2.5bn separation from Prudential through a demerger. Paul Rodel and Steven Slutzky, who lead the capital markets group, have established records in global offerings. Matthew Kaplan is also highly rated.

      Practice head(s):

      Paul Rodel; Steven Slutzky

      Other key lawyers:

      Matthew Kaplan

      Key clients

      Access Industries, Inc.

      agilon health

      American International Group

      Ambac Assurance Corporation

      Antares Holdings LP

      BofA Securities, Inc.


      Booz Allen Hamilton

      Carlyle Group

      Wm Morrison Supermarkets Limited

      Clayton Dubilier & Rice, LLC

      Core & Main Inc.


      Prudential Plc

      Cornerstone Building Brands, Inc.

      DoubleVerify Inc.

      National Life Group

      Fifth Wall Ventures Management, LLC

      Gogo Inc.


      Jackson National Life

      Goldman Sachs Group

      International Paper Company

      JetBlue Airways Corporation


      Pacific Life Insurance Company

      Multi-Color Corporation (MCC)

      Principal Financial Group

      Spirit Airlines

      The Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA)

      United Insurance Holdings Corporation

      Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc.

      Warner Music Group

      Westpac Banking Corporation

      Work highlights

        Dechert LLP

        Dechert LLP has an established record in cross-border offerings, particularly those involving Latin America. It is also active in cross-border offerings for permanent capital vehicles and business development companies. Recently, it advised Blackstone Private Credit Fund, a closed-end management investment company and business development company, on its inaugural euro-dominated offering of €500m of 1.750% Notes due 2026. Boston’s Thomas Friedmann and New York partner David S Rosenthal, a life sciences specialist, co-chair the capital markets practice. Howard Kleinman departed for McDermott Will & Emery LLP in July 2023.

        Practice head(s):

        Thomas Friedmann; David Rosenthal

        Work highlights

          Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

          Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP‘s lean capital markets group has a reputation for handling high-value and headline deals across the debt and equity fields. It represents a large number of international issuers and underwriters, such as the underwriters of Athene Global Fundings’ series of note offerings. Daniel Bursky leads the capital markets group. Andrew Barkan and Mark Hayek are also highly rated practitioners, along with the increasingly prominent Joshua Wechsler.

          Practice head(s):

          Daniel Bursky; Ashar Qureshi

          Other key lawyers:

          Andrew Barkan; Mark Hayek; Joshua Wechsler; Joshua Coleman


          ‘Excellent, business-driven advice based on excellent knowledge of current market practices; thorough knowledge of our business; efficient, well-executed offerings.’

          ‘Smart, savvy, thoughtful, with excellent knowledge of the market and current practice; particularly Daniel Bursky and Joshua Coleman.’


          Key clients

          Bridgepoint plc

          Goldman Sachs

          Citi Group

          Danske Bank

          BNP Paribas

          JP Morgan


          Navios South American Logistics


          Green Hydrogen Systems

          KITS Eyecare

          Blue Apron

          Broadstone Net Lease


          Humana Inc.




          BofA Securities

          Deutsche Bank

          Evercore ISI


          JMP Securities



          PNC Capital Markets

          Raymond James

          RBC Capital Markets

          R. Seelaus

          SMBC Niko

          Societe Generale


          UBS Wells Fargo

          Zion Capital Markets

          Work highlights

          • Represented Grupo Televisa in its tender offer to purchase a maximum aggregate principal amount of up to $300m of its 5.000% Senior Notes due 2045, 6.625% Senior Notes due 2025 and 5.250% Senior Notes due 2049.
          • Advised Eneti’s underwriters in connection with the $175m public offering of 19.4m shares of Eneti.
          • Advised Athene Global Funding’s underwriters on a number of placings, including its $850m offering of 1.716% fixed rate notes due 2025 under the company’s Funding Agreement Backed Note (FABN) program.

          Hogan Lovells US LLP

          Hogan Lovells US LLP has an established record in offerings originating from Europe and Latin America. It handles a wide range of debt and equity offerings, and is also noted for structured finance transactions, including diversified payment rights securitisations in Latin America. The firm has an excellent reputation for securities and financial regulatory expertise, including dealings with the SEC. The experienced Richard Aftanas is building the firm’s standing in equity offerings, while Emil Arca is a noted leader in debt capital markets and structured finance, including deals originating in Latin America. Evan Koster has a strong record in sovereign and quasi-sovereign offerings from Latin America, and is also rated for liability management and derivatives transactions. New York and Frankfurt-based partner Sina Hekmat has a background in global offerings by European issuers, particularly German companies. All other partners are based in New York.

          Practice head(s):

          Richard Aftanas; Emil Arca

          Other key lawyers:

          Evan Koster; Sina Hekmat; Ben Garcia


          ‘Emil Arca is a highly experienced and knowledgable partner in Hogan Lovells. His attention to detail and proficiency in key issues related to diversified payment rights programs has been highly appreciated by us for the past 6 years. It is a pleasure to work with such a professional partner.’

          ‘Definitely Emil Arca and Ben Garcia, are high level lawyers with commitment abilities and skills that undoubtedly stand out from other firms with which we have worked on similar transactions.’

          ‘Hogan Lovells exhibits a high level of legal subject matter competency in the specific area of law we are focused (insurance) and the team understands the issues affecting our company. We appreciate the firm’s ability to accurately assesses levels of risk involved and provide clear, practical, and timely advice including options.’

          ‘Team is very good in sovereign issuance.’

          ‘Excellent collaboration between the NY and Frankfurt office, one key contact coordinates the advice about different legal systems/ jurisdictions, excellent expertise in DCM.’

          ‘Sina Hekmat has vast expertise with regard to US capital markets law. He is always available and offers sound and quick advice.’

          ‘The team has a deep understanding of our business and of our needs. They have strong relationships with our issuer clients and with other parties involved in capital markets transactions such as agents, clearing systems and so on. They are efficient, effective and a pleasure to work with.’

          ‘Sina Hekmat is one of our favourite partners to work with. He is extremely knowledgeable about our business and understands and anticipates our needs. He goes the extra mile to ensure that our transactions run as smoothly and seamlessly as possible and makes us look good to our issuer clients. Off deal, he is a trusted source of advice and is always available when we need to talk something through. On the rare occasions he doesn’t know the answer to a question, he knows someone who can answer it.’

          Key clients

          Banco Industrial S.A.

          Banco Pichincha

          Bank of America Securities

          BOC Aviation


          Enstar Group Limited

          McEwen Mining Inc.

          IRB-Brasil Resseguros

          National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited

          The Central America Bottling Corporation

          The Government of the Bahamas


          Work highlights

          • Advised the Central America Bottling Corporation, CBC Bottling Holdco and Beliv Holdco as co-issuers in connection with a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $1.1bn aggregate principal amount of the co-issuers’ 5.250% senior guaranteed sustainability-linked notes and a successful concurrent tender offer and consent solicitation relating to, and subsequent redemption of, CBC’s outstanding 5.750% Senior Guaranteed Notes due 2027.
          • Advised Colgate-Palmolive on its €500m inaugural eight-year sustainability bond.
          • Advised the joint lead managers on an aggregate of more than $11.15bn in debt offerings for Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank (Rentenbank).

          Latham & Watkins LLP

          Latham & Watkins LLP is an international leader in global offerings, handling a large pipeline of debt, equity and equity-linked issuances every year. It represents both issuers and underwriters, and continues to be at the forefront of life sciences and tech offerings. It is growing its presence in Latin America transactions, and is also noted for Europe and Middle East offerings; it has deep connections to Israeli issuers and their underwriters, in particular. Marc Jaffe and Ian Schuman are giants of the capital markets arena and frequently advise on bulge-bracket global offerings. Nathan Ajiashvili is another prominent figure in global offerings, particularly in the life sciences sector.

          Practice head(s):

          Ian Schuman; Jeffrey Lawlis; Stelios Saffos

          Other key lawyers:

          Marc Jaffe; Nathan Ajiashvili; Jenna Cooper; Keith Halverstam

          Work highlights

            Mayer Brown

            Mayer Brown has an extensive geographic focus in the global offerings space. It continues to be a dominant force in offerings by Canadian banks and pension funds, notably advising on a significant market share of covered bonds issuances. The firm also has an impressive background in Nordic transactions, including 144A offerings and derivatives transactions. Looking elsewhere, the firm has an active presence in Israel, landing numerous ECM engagements, including private placements, from start-ups and growth companies. The firm’s large Latin America practice, which includes offices in Brazil through Tauil & Chequer Advogados and an office in Mexico City, also generates a large volume of capital markets engagements. Anna Pinedo has a long-track record in global offerings, especially those originating from Canada, Israel and the Nordics. Phyllis Korff is an experienced figure in Israel deals, while Jerry Marlatt is at the forefront of global offerings by Canadian banks and pension funds, and is also a leader in covered bonds.

            Practice head(s):

            Eddie Best; Anna Pinedo

            Other key lawyers:

            Ryan Castillo; Brian Hirshberg; John Ablan; David Bakst; Phyllis Korff; Jerry Marlatt


            ‘In-depth knowledge within regulatory matters for the capital markets. Service minded and helpful.’

            ‘Anna Pinedo has unique competence within the Capital Markets and a very good capability to put together relevant legal teams in different situations’

            ‘Extremely knowledgeable and responsive capital markets team.’

            ‘Anna Pinedo is extremely knowledgeable and always responsive. I consider her one of the best advisors in the industry.’

            Key clients

            BMO Capital Markets

            BofA Securities, Inc.

            Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

            Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

            Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.

            Credit Suisse

            Deutsche Bank


            Banco BTG Pactual S/A

            Islandsbanki hf.

            J.P. Morgan Securities LLC

            Macquarie Group and Macquarie Bank

            Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC

            National Bank of Canada

            Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System

            RBC Capital Markets

            UBS Securities LLC

            US Bancorp

            Wells Fargo Securities, LLC

            Fédération Des Caisses Desjardins Du Québec

            TC Energy Corporation

            Société des Produits Nestlé S.A.

            Alpargatas S.A.

            VAALCO Energy Corp.

            Credorax Inc. (d/b/a Finaro)

            Kaia Health Software GmbH

            Protalix Biotherapeutics, Inc.

            Work highlights

              Paul Hastings LLP

              Paul Hastings LLP has an outstanding reputation in Latin America offerings and has been a leader in Mexico for many years. Michael Fitzgerald, who heads the Latin America practice, is unrivalled in Mexico debt and equity offerings; his close links to investment banks and Mexican issuers has brought him and the team a wealth of bulge-bracket and market-first engagements over the years. Cathleen McLaughlin is another senior figure with an extensive record in Latin America and Europe deals, including many in the energy and infrastructure segments. Joy Gallup and Arturo Carrillo are further key members of the Latin America group.

              Practice head(s):

              Chris DeCresce; Michael Fitzgerald

              Other key lawyers:

              Joy Gallup; Arturo Carrillo; Cathleen McLaughlin; Pedro Reyes; Rigo Chavez


              ‘The Paul Hastings team is extremely knowledgeable, user friendly, practical and experienced, resulting in great results for its clients. Important to note that they really do act as a team and complement each other. Teamwork extends to other advisors to the client (financial, tax, etc) which makes it a pleasure to work with the firm.’

              ‘I’ve had numerous opportunities to work with Mike Fitzgerald, Arturo Carrillo, Joy Gallup and Pedro Reyes. They are a very cohesive team, with extreme attention to detail, creative and always right on target with their advise. They are all also able to seamlessly navigate between country-specific issues as it regards to US law. Very experienced and provide valuable advice consistently.’

              ‘Paul Hastings’ Latin American capital markets team is the best in the market/region. Solid, creative, solution-driven, client-conscious and knowledgeable. The go-to counsel for any DCM/ECM transaction in the region.’

              Key clients

              Alpek, S.A.B. de C.V.

              UBS Securities LLC

              Bank of America Merrill Lynch


              BTG Pactual

              BMO Capital Markets


              Crédito Real

              Credit Suisse

              Credivalores – Crediservicios S.A.S.

              Cyrela Commercial Properties

              Deutsche Bank Securities


              GI Partners

              Goldman Sachs

              Grupo IUSA, S.A. de C.V.



              Wells Fargo Securities

              Work highlights

              • Advised the joint bookrunning managers on the $253m IPO of units of The Growth for Good Acquisition Corporation.
              • Represented the joint bookrunning managers in the $200m IPO of Games & Esports Experience Acquisition Corp.
              • Advised Sagicor Financial Company on its $150m offering of 5.300% senior notes due 2028.

              Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

              Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP has a major emphasis on global offerings from Canada; it fields a large team of New York attorneys based in Toronto, along with a number of Canada specialists in New York itself. The group covers a spectrum of capital markets offerings, from IPOs and follow-on offerings to convertible bonds, investment grade debt and high-yield debt. Key names to note include capital markets specialist Christopher Cummings, who splits his time between Toronto and New York, though is primarily based in Toronto. Adam Givertz heads the Canada practice group.

              Practice head(s):

              Adam Givertz; Christopher Cummings; Tong Yu

              Work highlights

                Shearman & Sterling LLP

                With an established record in both issuer and underwriter engagements, Shearman & Sterling LLP's global offerings practice largely centres on Latin America and Canada. Its New York, Houston and Sao Paulo offices have deep connections to Latin America - particularly Brazil - though the firm has a fine record in most jurisdictions in the region. It also has a large number of Latin American natives within its attorney ranks. The firm also has a considerable history in Canada, having launched an office in Toronto in 1989. In more recent years, it has brought its specific expertise in green and ESG bonds, SPACs and other types of offerings to both regions. Jason Lehner, who leads the Toronto office, also works out of New York. New York partners Grissel Mercado and Manuel Orillac specialise in Latin America offerings, with Mercado becoming increasingly prominent in recent years.

                Practice head(s):

                Ilir Mujalovic

                Other key lawyers:

                Manuel Orillac; Grissel Mercado; Jason Lehner

                Key clients

                Banco de Chile

                BMO Capital Markets

                BNP Paribas Securities

                BofA Securities, Inc.

                CIBC Capital Markets

                Citigroup Global Markets

                Desjardins Capital Markets

                Deutsche Bank


                Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC

                HSBC Securities (USA) Inc.

                Inversiones La Construcción S.A.

                Itaú Corpbanca

                J.P. Morgan Securities LLC

                Laurentian Bank Securities

                Merrill Lynch International

                Morgan Stanley

                National Bank Financial Markets


                Province of Ontario

                RBC Capital Markets


                TD Securities

                Work highlights

                • Advised Itaú Corpbanca on its $1bn rights offering.
                • Advised Inversiones La Construcción on the issuance of $300m senior notes.
                • Advised Banco de Chile on its inaugural Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of $500m fixed-rate notes.

                Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

                Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP has a leading position in global offerings, driven by multiple regions around the world. To this end, the firm's offices in London, Tokyo and Hong Kong regularly provide the practice with additional firepower in global offerings. It has historically attracted a substantial deal flow from Latin America, with its primary team members located in New York and São Paulo. The firm has landed a series of sovereign offering engagements from Latin America in recent years, to build on its already healthy bank of business in the region. It has also impressed in offerings by international development banks. In 2022, the firm advised the initial purchasers on the Republic of Chile’s peso-denominated sustainable bond offering. Elsewhere it represented Toronto-Dominion Bank in its debut $1.75bn US public offering. Jaime Mercado and Juan Francisco Méndez are key New York partners with a major focus on Latin America. Mark Brod is another New York partner with extensive international experience, often having a key role in offerings by European and Asian issuers.

                Practice head(s):

                Joshua Ford Bonnie; Roxane Reardon; Kenneth Wallach

                Other key lawyers:

                Jaime Mercado; Juan Francisco Méndez; Mark Brod


                ‘Seamless and efficient legal service by Simpson Thacher capital market team. Global offerings require in-depth understanding of US securities laws and regulations as well as understanding of local practice and culture where issuers are located. Simpson Thacher capital markets team is a true market leader by being armed with all required skills.’

                ‘Mark Brod is a solution-oriented partner and acted as a bridge between New York and Tokyo in a debt offering. Learned a lot from him.’


                Key clients

                AerCap Holdings N.V.

                Alibaba Group Holding Limited

                Aston Martin Capital Holdings Limited

                BNP Paribas

                BRF S.A.


                Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank

                Credit Suisse

                Daiwa Securities

                GFL Environmental Inc.

                Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC

                J.P. Morgan

                Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW)


                Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.

                Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.

                Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.

                Morgan Stanley


                Nomura Securities, Ltd.

                Republic of Guatemala

                RBC Capital Markets

                Société Générale

                Stonegate Pub Company Financing plc

                TD Securities

                Unigel Luxembourg S.A.

                Via Varejo S.A.

                Wells Fargo Securities

                Work highlights

                • Advised the initial purchasers on $3.56bn in bond offerings by the Dominican Republic.
                • Advised the managers in multiple offerings by Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), including $10bn (aggregate) global notes offerings and a C$500m global notes offering.
                • Advised the initial purchasers in the Republic of Chile’s sovereign bond offering.

                Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

                Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP‘s commitment to global transactions, through its extensive international network of offices, brings it almost unrivalled connections to international issuers and underwriters. More recently, it has expanded its practice with the growth of SPAC offerings in the US and elsewhere. It is now a major player in Canada corporate bonds, while Latin America and Israel remain important regions for the capital markets team. Ryan Dzierniejko has made a big impression in global offerings, including Canada corporate bonds. Other key members of the team include Dwight Yoo, along with Gregory Fernicola and David Goldschmidt, the latter of whom is global head of capital markets.

                Practice head(s):

                David Goldschmidt; Michael Zeidel

                Other key lawyers:

                Ryan Dzierniejko; Dwight Yoo; Gregory Fernicola

                Work highlights