NAME / JOB / TITLE

NAME / JOB / TITLE

Capital Markets &

Securities Regulations

  • Represented the co-manager in a $345 million initial public offering and over-allotment sale of common stock of a blank-check acquisition company the financial technology industry, 

 

  • Assisted in the representation of the sales agents in an at-the-market offering of $150 million of a public company’s common stock

 

  • Assisted in the representation of the underwriters in a $150 million offering of a foreign private issuer’s high-yield notes and warrants issued under Rule 144A and Regulation S and listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX)

 

  • Assisted in the representation of the underwriters in a $150 million secondary offering of common stock of a real estate investment trust

 

  • Assisted in the representation of the underwriters in three offerings of common shares of beneficial interest of a real estate investment trust

 

  • Assisted in the representation of an oil and gas company in a $262 million common stock offering and $600 million high-yield debt offering

 

  • Assisted in the representation of the underwriters in a $75 million offering of limited liability company interests in a natural gas and oil company

 

  • Assisted in the representation of an occupational health care services company in a $185 million private exchange offer for its high-yield notes

 

  • Assisted in the representation of the underwriters in a $650 million offering of investment grade notes of an energy exploration and development company

 

  • Assisted in the representation of the underwriter in a $185 million Rule 144a offering of high-yield notes of a foreign private issuer and provider of dry bulk transportation services; subsequently represented foreign private issuer in a registered exchange offer for such high-yield notes

 

  • Assisted in the representation of the underwriters in a $2.75 billion public offering of convertible notes of an oil, gas, and geothermal land drilling company

 

  • Assisted in the representation of the underwriters in a $200 million initial public offering of an international provider of transportation services company's common stock on the NASDAQ and the Singapore Exchange (SGX)

 

  • Assisted in the representation of a wireless communications service provider in a $150 million third-party debt-tender offer, a $150 million self-tender offer, and consent solicitation

 

  • Assisted in the representation of a security broker, dealer, and flotation company in a $200 million public offering of its investment grade notes

 

  • Assisted in the representation of the underwriters in a $150 million public equity offering of a bituminous coal and lignite surface mining company

 

  • Reviewed and drafted periodic reports and other filings for ongoing compliance with SEC rules and regulations, including, but not limited to, those required by the:

 

  • Exchange Act: Forms 10-K, 20-F, 10-Q, 8-K, 6-K, 11-K, 18-K , Forms 3-5, Form 15;

  • Investment Advisers Act: Forms-ADV and Forms-PF

  • Investment Company Act, including the series of Forms-N

  • Trust Indenture Act, including Forms T1-T4 and T6, Form F-X and Form-TH.

 
 
 

Mergers, Acquisitions &

Private Equity

  • Assisted in the representation of the Mars, Inc., the 4th largest US private company, for purposes of acquiring and divesting its various business segments through subsidiary transactions, including, but not limited to, reverse triangular mergers.

  • Assisted in the representation of a Chinese consortium in the purchase of $313 million of pipeline assets in Trinidad and Tobago from a Canadian oil and gas exploration and production company.

  • Assisted in the representation of an occupational health care services company in the separation of its two principal operating segments, spin-off, and related restructuring transactions.

  • Assisted a private equity company, in its $1.25 billion group investment in a subsidiary of publicly traded energy investment company.

  • Assisted in the representation of a private equity company in a $350 million acquisition of a global supplier of food industry products.

  • Assisted in the representation of a private equity company in a $160 million acquisition of an in-store marketing communications company.

  • Assisted in the representation of a private equity company's infrastructure fund in its acquisition from The Goldman Sachs Group, the North American power generation assets held by Cogentrix Energy, include coal and solar power projects in several North American states, as well as a development pipeline of gas and renewable power projects. 

  • Assisted in the representation of a private equity company in a $300 million commitment to an energy investment company to acquire oil and gas assets  in the Mid-Continent region of the United States. 

 

Islamic Finance &

Alternative Investment Structures

  • Assisting a UAE-based investment company as lead arrangers on a US$165.67 million Sukuk for East Cameron Partners, a Texas-based oil and gas exploration and production company. The first Sukuk issued by a company based in United States and rated by Standard & Poor’s, it was named 2006 "Most Innovative Islamic Finance Deal of the Year" by Euromoney, "Best Structured Finance Deal of the Year" and "Best USA Deal of the Year" by Islamic Finance News.

  • Assisted in the representation of Kuwait-based NBK Capital and GSC Corporation in connection with the structuring of NBK Capital-GSC Mezzanine Fund I, L.P., a US$200 million MENA mezzanine fund with focused investments in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey.​

  • Assisted in the representation of Pramerica Real Estate Investors GmbH (a subsidiary of Prudential Real Estate Investors) in connection with the structuring and documentation of a Shari’a - compliant structure for investments in real estate securities in Southeast Asia.

  • Assisted in the representation of the real estate subsidiary of one of the largest banks in the Middle East on the structuring and formation of a $250 million Middle East real estate development fund.

  • Assisted Liquidity Management Centre B.S.C., a Bahrain-based Islamic joint stock company, as lead arranger on the structuring and documentation of a $200 million Sukuk utilized to finance a real estate development project in Kuwait.

  • Represented Liquidity Management Centre B.S.C.(c) in connection with the restructuring of the obligations of the obligor in connection with the Lagoon City Sukuk.

  • Advised the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) in the initial drafting of its rules and regulations governing the DIFX trading platform, currently known as NASDAQ DUBAI

  • Represented a prominent United Arab Emirates (UAE) sovereign wealth fund in a number of transactions including its divestiture of its entire limited partnership interest and general partner shares in a substantial real estate fund and certain other funds and a substantial portion of its interest in a leading retail group in the Middle East.

  • Represented Tatweer Dubai LLC in its joint venture with New York Mercantile Exchange to establish the Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME), and subsequent investment and restructuring of the DME group.

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