Securities Offerings in the Global Market: Focus on 2012

Production Date: Thursday, December 08, 2011 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
Christopher C. Paci
George Barboutis
Kathryn M. Trkla
Mark S. Bergman
John S. Abbott, Jr.

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About DLA Piper

DLA Piper has 4,200 lawyers in 76 offices in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. With a direct presence in 30 countries, we represent more clients in a broader range of geographies and practice areas than virtually any other law firm in the world. The Capital Markets group at DLA Piper has more than 175 attorneys globally who represent companies, underwriters, placement agents, and investors in both public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, including initial public offerings (IPOs) and follow-on offerings on global stock exchanges; private investments in public equity (PIPEs); and Rule 144A and Regulation S transactions. Since 2007, we have represented clients in more than 150 public offerings (equity and debt) worldwide, including more than 30 IPOs. Worldwide in the same period, we helped clients raise more than $26 billion.

About Foley & Lardner LLP

With approximately 900 attorneys in 21 offices, Foley & Lardner LLP provides award-winning business and legal insight to clients nationally and globally. The firm’s team-based approach, innovative technology, and focus on client service and value are continually recognized by its clients and the legal industry. In the recent BTI Consulting Group survey of Fortune 1000 corporate counsel, Foley received a Top 10 ranking out of more than 500 firms for its strong client focus, breadth of service, innovation, and value for the dollar. In addition, Foley was a Top 10 firm on the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2010 “Best Law Firms” list, based on the total number of first-tier metropolitan rankings. The firm continues to be a perennial selection for the prestigious CIO-100 List, CIO Magazine’s survey recognizing technological innovation that enhances business value. Learn more at www.Foley.com.

About Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is a firm of more than 700 lawyers, who collaborate with clients to help them conquer their most critical legal challenges and business goals. Our Corporate Department is both creative and practical, supporting clients with lean, focused teams who craft customized solutions across nearly every type of domestic and cross-border structure, including securities offerings, private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, traditional and emerging structures in fund formation and unique financing transactions. We have represented the full range of public and private companies throughout their lifecycles. While Paul, Weiss is recognized as having leading corporate and litigation capabilities, the firm has developed equally strong practices in the areas of bankruptcy and corporate reorganization, employee benefits and executive compensation, intellectual property, personal representation, real estate and tax law. 

About Foley & Lardner LLP

Website: https://www.foley.com/

About Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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About PricewaterhouseCoopers, L.L.P.

PwC's Transaction Services specialists help companies make informed and empowered investment, divestment, capital market or reorganization decisions. We've found that deal value is best achieved by an integrated business approach, combining M&A strategy, due diligence and structuring, integration, and valuation and financial reporting considerations. 

We perform financial due diligence to analyze and validate all the financial, commercial, operational and strategic assumptions and can bring in a tailored team to help clients address any or all these aspects of the deal. For divestitures and separation, capital market transactions, and financial and operational restructuring in turnaround situations, our teams can advise on technical aspects of the process so clients can execute quickly and effectively on their strategy and get back to running their business. 

With 1,218 deal professionals in 16 cities in the U.S. and 7,103 deal professionals in over 90 countries, experienced teams can be deployed with deep industry and local market knowledge, and technical experience tailored to each client’s situation. Our field-proven, globally consistent, controlled deal process helps clients minimize their risks, progress with the right deals, and capture value both at the deal table and after the deal closes. Visit www.pwc.com/ustransactionservices 

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