b'From there to here, from here to there, MayerBrown is everywhereWe are one of the leading capital markets law firms in thekeeps us intellectually agile and provides valuable market world, with lawyers in 27 offices throughout the world,context that we share with clients. We are one of the leading advising issuers, underwriters and agents in domestic andfirms in the derivatives, commodities and structured products international, private and public financings, as well as onmarkets. Clients appreciate that we will have an informed product structuring, and in derivatives and commodities,perspective concerning how a particular transaction or securitization and liability management transactions. structure is likely to be viewed by regulators, rating agencies or counterparties and the capability to assist in product Our lawyers in the United States, Latin America, Europe andstructuring and new product development.Asia advise clients in these regions, and also have particular experience assisting Canadian, Israeli and Nordic issuers and financial institutions.Clients regard the team as Given our global footprint and the close working relationshipknowledgeable, business-oriented, that exists among our offices, we are recognized for cross- responsive and very technical. They border experience. Across offices and regions, we consistently approach client matters with intellectual rigor, responsiveness,are a pleasure to work with.an understanding of our clients businesses and objectives and a desire for practical and creative solutions. Our lawyers takeChambers USApride in how well we serve our clients.Latin AmericaUnited States We established our Latin America practice in 1991 to serve MayerBrown has eight offices in the United States, includingthe needs of clients in the region and formed an association Charlotte, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Paloin 2009 with the Brazilian law firm Tauil & Chequer Alto, San Francisco and Washington DC. Chambers USA ranksAdvogados, with offices in So Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and MayerBrown in 42 practice categories, including five BandBrasilia and approximately 150 lawyers. Our capital markets One nationwide rankings. Chambers USA also recognized 130practice benefits from the experience and breadth offered MayerBrown lawyers with 153 total rankings in 56 practiceby Tauil & Chequer. Latin Lawyer 250 notes that Tauil & categories, including 35 lawyers who achieved an aggregate ofChequers capital markets practice has steadily grown its 42 Band One or higher rankings. The Legal 500 US ranked theheadcount and profile over the past several years through firm in 65 categories with 10 top-tier rankings. The publicationa combination of high deal flow and the reputations of also listed 34 MayerBrown lawyers as Leading Individualsits partners. in their practice areas. Our US capital markets work receives broad recognition by Chambers USA, IFLR1000, The Legal 500The lawyers in our Latin America practice understand both US and U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers. Our capitalthe legal and political challenges in the region and understand markets lawyers are noted at having extensive expertisehow business is conducted. We regularly represent issuers, across the full range of capital markets transactions, includingunderwriters and placement agents in international offerings equity, investment-grade debt and high-yield securitiesby Latin American and Caribbean companies. Our experience offerings, as reported by Chambers USA. includes high-yield and investment grade bonds, medium- and short-term notes, bonds collateralized by a diverse range We work regularly with a broad range of clients, from start- of receivables and equity securities. In addition, we counsel ups to Fortune 100 companies to many of the worlds largestLatin American and Caribbean companies and their creditors financial institutions, across a diverse array of industries,on restructuring transactions, tender offers, exchange offers, advising on private and public equity and debt financings,consent solicitations and negotiated restructurings. We also including initial public offerings, cross-border offerings,advise Latin American SEC-reporting companies on a wide securitization transactions, covered bond offerings andvariety of US securities law and compliance issues. Chambers structured product offerings. We are among the most activeLatin America notes that [c]lients highlight the teams law firms advising on equity, equity-linked and debt offerings.expertise in the capital markets sector and dedication to We believe that advising on hundreds of offerings each yearthe clients demands.Mayer Brown | Capital Markets'