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We represent a variety of clients in connection with public securities offerings (including initial public offerings, secondary offerings, exchange offers, tender offers, rights offerings and dividend reinvestment plans) as well as Rule 144A offerings and private placements of securities that are exempt from registration with the SEC and state securities regulators. Our corporate finance clients include major corporations with securities listed on national securities exchanges, national and regional investment banks, REITs, syndicators of public and private investment, banks and other financial services companies. We also represent smaller and early-stage companies looking for capital to finance their growth.

Our lawyers have extensive experience with offerings of all types of securities, including common and preferred stocks, interests in partnerships, master limited partnerships, limited liability companies and other types of pass-through entities, corporate bonds and other debt instruments, collateralized mortgage obligations, receivable securitizations and other types of asset-backed securities. We also assist our clients with bank credit facilities, private loan financings, medium-term note programs and similar types of borrowing arrangements. Kutak Rock is a recognized innovator in partnership and syndicated offerings for all types of real estate-related activities, triple net leases, motion pictures, oil and gas, cable television, cattle feeding, coal mining, equipment leasing, research and development and high-technology offerings. Kutak Rock has obtained numerous novel no-action and interpretive positions from the Securities and Exchange Commission that have allowed our clients to use innovative financing techniques that have now been adopted as industry standard transactions.