Our national Banking Group leverages the firm’s knowledge and experience of capital markets to provide financial institutions and banks with the best possible financial advice for their clients. The banking industry and the financial industry at large is highly competitive and changes rapidly. Financial institutions and banks must constantly adapt to changes in the capital markets, laws and regulations. We provide clients with the requisite advice that helps them adapt.
Our clients include public companies, closely-held private companies, venture capital and private equity firms, start-ups, joint ventures and middle-market companies. We help clients adapt to changes in the capital markets and to the emerging laws and regulations while providing the necessary guidance and knowledge to transactions.
Our capital market attorneys counsel financial institutions and banks on how best to advise their clients in all stages of development and capital-raising activities and through all types of equity and debt issuance. Our capital markets experience includes the following:
- The organization and operation of all types of entities, including corporations, limited liability companies, joint ventures, partnerships, real estate investment trusts, grantor trusts and special purpose financing vehicles
- Merger and acquisition transactions, business combinations and corporation reorganizations and restructuring of public and private companies
- Regulatory knowledge for transactions subject to review by the Securities and Exchange Commission, state securities or “blue sky” administrators and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA)
- Corporate governance, fiduciary duties and the duties and responsibilities of officers and directors
- Securitizations, including asset-backed securities (ABS), and commercial mortgaged-backed securities (CMBS)
- The issuance of all types of debt and equity securities, including corporate bonds collateralized loan obligations, receivable securitizations, collateralized mortgage obligations and collateralized debt obligations