Mayer Brown’s Capital Markets lawyers work on financings involving energy companies, utilities and other participants in the energy markets. We regularly advise issuers, agents/dealers and investors in connection with private placements of equity, equity-linked and debt securities. Our lawyers regularly advise issuers and underwriters on initial public offerings. We advise clients in connection with all types of public and private offerings, including follow-on offerings, bought deals, confidentially marketed public offerings, at-the-market offerings, shelf offerings and registered direct offerings. We are one of the preeminent firms advising on debt issuances. We also regularly advise issuers and underwriters on convertible debt offerings, high yield offerings and 144A offerings.
We represent issuers, dealer-managers, solicitation agents and other parties in connection with a variety of liability management transactions. Our lawyers have particular experience advising on, and structuring, debt tender offers and exchange offers. Our tax lawyers have substantial experience addressing and managing the variety of tax and non-tax concerns an issuer might face.
We work with the derivatives and commodities groups at numerous investment and commercial banks. We are one of the leading firms in the derivatives market. GlobalCapital named us Americas Law Firm of the Year at their Americas Derivatives Awards in 2018 and had previously named us US Law Firm of the Year – Regulatory in 2017 and 2016. GlobalCapital also named us EU Law Firm of the Year – Transactional at their 2017 Global Derivatives Awards.