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Mayer Brown is pleased to announce that Capital Markets partner Ryan Castillo (New York) has been named a “Rising Star” by Euromoney Legal Media Group in its Rising Stars Americas Awards 2020. Mr. Castillo was honored in the capital markets category at the virtual ceremony held on January 28, 2021. According to Euromoney, the awards recognize the professional accomplishments, advocacy and influence within their practice areas of up-and-coming legal professionals from across North and Latin America.

Mr. Castillo’s practice focuses on securities offerings and corporate finance transactions. He advises issuers, investment banks and sponsors in connection with private and public offerings of debt, equity and equity-linked securities, including investment grade and high-yield offerings, PIPEs and liability management transactions. His work also includes advising on continuous offering programs, covered bonds and structured finance transactions. Mr. Castillo had earlier been recognized as a “Rising Star” by The Legal 500 US 2020 (for Capital Markets: Debt) and IFLR1000 2021, 2020 and 2019 (for Capital Markets: Debt and Equity). He was recently included in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2021 for his work in Securities and Capital Markets.

Winners of the Rising Stars Americas Awards were selected through an extensive research process, including a series of interviews with practitioners across multiple areas of law and jurisdictions who described the accomplishments of key practitioners. The awards were highlighted in the International Financial Law Review.

To read more, please visit the awards website.