Chair; Business, Finance & Tax DivisionCo-Chair, Corporate & Financeemail
Manatt's Capital Markets Group assists issuers and underwriters in a wide variety of capital markets transactions. Whether involving equity, debt or hybrid securities, we find and structure solutions through a comprehensive approach to financing transactions. We take a team-oriented approach, providing advice based on a thorough understanding of your industry and your particular financing needs. Our capital markets lawyers work closely with other specialties within our firm to provide a thorough understanding of all issues affecting transactions and to find the most effective approaches to those issues.
Manatt capital markets lawyers regularly advise established and emerging companies in various industries, including financial services, real estate, technology, healthcare, telecommunications,energy, consumer products and manufacturing. Our clients varyin size and market capitalization, and their business models are asvaried as the marketplace. We work with these companies in connection with public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, convertible debt offerings, Private Investment in Public Equity (PIPEs), offerings by foreign issuers and a variety of other transactions.
Investment Bank ClientsOur lawyers represent national and global underwriters in securities offerings of all types. We work with investment banks to assist their issuer clients in the structuring and execution of capital markets transactions. Many of those investment banks look to us for counsel because of our deep industry experience, the depth and breadth of our securities practice and the trust we have built over time to provide outstanding advice, service and know-how. We engage in a particularly large number of transactions for investment banks in the financial services, real estate, technology and healthcare industries.
Issuer ClientsWe counsel our public company clients in connection with a wide variety of capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings and follow-on offerings. In connection with those transactions, we regularly deal with matters before the Securities and Exchange Commission, and we are focused on working with securities and market regulators to produce fair outcomes for our clients.
We also advise our public company clients on compliance issues, such as ongoing public reporting issues, assessing and developing disclosure controls and procedures and advising boards and committees with respect to corporate governance issues.
Geographic LocationOur offices are strategically located in the financial centers of New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, in the technology centers of the Silicon Valley and Orange County, and in the regulatory centers of Washington, D.C., Sacramento, and Albany. From these locations, we leverage our business, technology, and regulatory contacts to benefit our clients.
Specific Areas of Experience
2009 Capital Markets Tombstone
2007 Capital Markets Tombstone
Ranked for Securities / Capital Markets Law 2010–2012
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