• Capital Markets

    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 practices within our firm to provide a thorough understanding of all issues affecting transactions and to find the most effective approaches to those issues.

    Our 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 vary in size and market capitalization, and their business models are as varied as the marketplace. We work with these companies in connection with public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, convertible debt offerings, private investments in public equity (PIPEs), offerings by foreign issuers, and a variety of other transactions.

    Investment Bank Clients

    We represent national and global investment banks as 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 Clients

    We counsel public companies 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, on assessing and developing disclosure controls and procedures, and we advise boards and committees with respect to corporate governance issues.

    Geographic Location

    Our offices are strategically located in the financial centers of New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles; the technology centers of the Silicon Valley and Orange County; and he 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

    • Initial public offerings
    • Secondary stock offerings
    • Convertible debt offerings
    • Rule 144A private placements
    • Regulation S private placements
    • PIPE transactions
    • Straight debt offerings
    • Private equity investments
    • Private equity financings
    • Mezzanine financings
    • Exchange offers
    • International transactions

    Attorneys & Professionals

    Bava, Gordon M. Los Angeles 310.312.4205
    Becker, Renée E. Los Angeles 310.312.4119
    Blair, Katherine Los Angeles 310.312.4252
    Boggs, T. Hale Los Angeles 310.312.4269
    Caginalp, Aydin S. New York 212.790.4610
    Chambless, Sarah Fergusson Los Angeles 310.312.4255
    Dillingham, Blase P. Los Angeles 310.312.4159
    Faden, Neil S. New York 212.830.7181
    Hamburger, Jordan E. Los Angeles 310.312.4331
    Herbst, David W. Palo Alto 650.812.1320
    Klein, Mark A. San Francisco 415.291.7404
    Korn, Brian S. New York 212.790.4510
    Leary, Thomas J. Orange County 714.371.2516
    Maire Jr., Richard J. Los Angeles 310.312.4168
    Marshall, Ellen R. Orange County 714.371.2508
    Miller, Craig D. San Francisco 415.291.7415
    Nguyen, Dieu Los Angeles 310.312.4351
    O'Loughlin, Matthew S. Orange County 714.338.2710
    Olberg, Peter F. New York 212.830.7217
    Orlanski, Ben D. Los Angeles 310.312.4126
    Poletti, Thomas Orange County 714.371.2501
    Polsky, Barbara S. Los Angeles 310.312.4139
    Quicksilver, William T. Los Angeles 310.312.4210
    Schwartz, Scott A. Washington, D.C. 202.585.6534
    Taketa, Jason T. Los Angeles 310.312.4366
    Vallejo, Cristián L. Los Angeles 310.312.4285

    Capital Markets

    Selected Clients

    • Cathay General Bancorp
    • Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC
    • CVB Financial Corp.
    • East West Bancorp
    • FBR Capital Markets
    • Sandler, O'Neill+Partners, L.P.

    Capital Markets

    Representative Matters

    donloadable PDF  2009 Capital Markets Tombstone

    donloadable PDF  2007 Capital Markets Tombstone