Capital Markets

Evolving political outcomes, regulation and technology continue to shape the capital markets ecosystem. Our Capital Markets team represents issuers, sellers and underwriters, including all major investment banks, in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities.

Working closely with our M&A, Private Equity and Finance teams, including Islamic Finance and Investment, our Capital Markets lawyers lead transactions on behalf of clients across all sectors, with a focus on the energy, financial institutions, life sciences and healthcare, industrials, real estate and telecommunications industries.

We have depth of experience across the full range of corporate financial transactions and solutions, including:

  • initial and follow-on public offerings
  • private placements and Rule 144A offerings
  • shelf registrations and takedowns
  • medium-term note programs
  • high-yield debt offerings
  • equity-linked securities (including trust preferred securities, tracking stock, equity security units and convertible debt)
  • American Depositary Share offerings
  • Eurodollar offerings
  • tracking stock and spin-off transactions
  • tender offers and consent solicitations
  • registered exchange offers

 In addition to capital-raising transactions, we are also active in a range of equity and liability management transactions.

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Recognized as one of the leading law firms advising on finance and corporate matters

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Counsel in over 165 corporate finance transactions involving more than $100 billion in value

Sources say "King & Spalding is first-class--It has the deepest bench in town"

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Ranked among the most active U.S. firms for private finance

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