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Kirkland & Ellis LLP
United States
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Pippa Bond is a capital markets partner in the Los Angeles office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She has extensive experience in corporate finance and securities, including leveraged buyouts, acquisitions and restructurings.

Pippa acts as counsel to issuers, sponsors and underwriters in registered public offerings, block trades and private placements of debt and equity securities, as well as tender offers and consent solicitations. Pippa also counsels institutional and corporate clients with respect to general compliance and governance. Her work spans a broad range of industries, with a specialized focus on retail and consumer companies, industrials, transportation, real estate and financial services.


New York University School of Law, J.D., 1998; Vassar College, B.A., 1995.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Capital markets: high-yield

Corporate powerhouse Kirkland & Ellis LLP continues to increase its share of high-yield debt transactions. The issuer-focused practice now ranks second in the country by annual deal value for high-yield deals and it attracts many of the headline multibillion-dollar offerings that come to market. The group’s ability to link up with the wider firm’s premier private equity practice is a significant asset in this space, while its broad institutional client base ensures it is experienced across a comprehensive range of industry sectors. New York-based Joshua Korff is widely acknowledged as a leading light and primarily represents private equity sponsors and public companies on on high-yield deals. New York’s Richard Aftanas focuses on advising issuers on a mix of public and private finance transactions, including high-yield offerings. In Los Angeles, Philippa Bond regularly acts for a broad mix of issuers, sponsors and underwriters in capital markets matters. Additional contacts include Christian Nagler and Sophia Hudson in New York as well as Chicago-based James Rowe.