As a full service global law firm, K&L Gates has the experience and resources necessary to consistently provide the high-quality of representation demanded by public companies. We offer the full scope of services in all matters related to securities law. Over the last two years, our capital markets lawyers have advised more than 300 public companies in a wide range of securities, compliance, transactional, and governance matters.
The firm’s experience in capital markets and across a large client base, diverse both geographically, in industry, and in size, helps our clients keep current on rapidly changing market trends in transactional structures and negotiating positions.
K&L Gates regularly represents issuers, investment banks, placement agents, investors, and investment groups. In addition to serving as company counsel, we provide experienced representation as underwriters’ counsel in public offerings and other transactions. These transactions include IPOs, follow-on offerings, shelf registrations and take-downs, 144A offerings, and PIPE transactions. Our capital markets lawyers have handled more than 320 public equity and debt offerings over the last decade, with a dollar volume of over $65 billion.
Our lawyers counsel numerous public companies on their continuing securities law reporting and compliance matters. A number of K&L Gates lawyers served in SEC staff positions and hold leadership positions in professional and securities industry organizations, enhancing our ability to provide focused advice on unusual and difficult SEC compliance, policy, and regulatory issues.
Recent highlights of the K&L Gates capital markets practice include:
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