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Allan D. Reiss

Allan D. Reiss counsels financial advisors, underwriters, issuers, investors, and funds on corporate and securities transactions across a variety of industries, including energy, shipping and renewables. He is experienced in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, and has deep knowledge of high yield debt and master limited partnerships (MLPs). Allan also advises clients on out-of-court debt restructurings of distressed issuers and on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

Concentrations

  • Securities Offerings
    • IPOs and other offerings of common equity and preferred stock
    • Rule 144A offerings of Investment grade, high yield and convertible debt
  • High Yield Debt Capital Markets
    • Leveraged acquisitions, multi-tranche financings and refinancings
    • Second lien, mezzanine and term loan B financings
  • Out-of-Court Restructurings
    • Debt tender offers, exchange offers and consent solicitations
    • Intercreditor negotiations
    • Prepackaged bankruptcies
  • Master Limited Partnership (MLP) Capital Markets
    • IPOs and follow-on offerings of common and preferred units
    • Offerings of debt securities
    • Advising boards and conflicts committees of general partner
  • Global energy and infrastructure

Expertise

Erfahrung

  • Represented underwriters in a Rule 144A offering of secured high-yield notes of offshore drilling company.°
  • Represented lenders in term loan B facility for offshore drilling company.°
  • Represented underwriters in Rule 144A offering of contingent convertible notes for shipping company.°
  • Represented underwriters in Rule 144A offering of high-yield notes of helicopter company.°
  • Represented an exploration and production company in a public offering of high-yield notes.°
  • Represented a gas storage company in a Rule 144A offering of stapled U.S. and Canadian high-yield notes.°
  • Represented an exploration and production company in a public offering of contingent convertible notes.°
  • Represented the general partner of a master limited partnership in the initial public offering of a holding company.°
  • Represented international shipping companies in their initial public offerings, follow-on public offerings, and PIPES offerings.°
  • Represented a distressed Norwegian shipping company in the debt exchange offer and solicitation of consents for a prepackaged plan of reorganization.°
  • Represented a distressed oil and gas company in a debt exchange offer and solicitation of consents.°
  • Represented a distressed Mexican chemical company in debt exchange offers and solicitation of consents.°
  • Represented a midstream master limited partnership in $1 billion acquisition and related debt and equity financings.°
  • Represented a midstream master limited partnership in a going-private transaction.°
  • Represented an exploration and production company in its disposition programs.°
  • Represented a club of private equity funds in a $22 billion going-private buyout of a midstream energy company.°
  • Representation of project company owning a 110 MW concentrating solar power plant in Nevada in restructuring of $737 million of debt under U.S. Department of Energy Loan Guarantee Program and negotiated settlement with equity holders.
  • Represented a Southeast U.S.-based developer as sponsor in the $335 million debt project financing of three biomass power projects in Georgia and North Carolina.
  • Represented Con Edison Development as sponsor in the $123 million debt project financing of a solar power project in Upton County, California, consisting of $95 million of notes and a $28 million letter of credit facility.
  • Represented Con Edison Development as sponsor in the $108 million debt project financing of a solar power project in Avenal County, California, consisting of $95 million of notes and a $13 million letter of credit facility.
  • Represented Con Edison Development as sponsor in the $240 million debt project financing of a solar power project in San Antonio, Texas, consisting of $217 million of notes and a $23 million letter of credit facility.
  • Represented special committee of TerraForm Power, Inc. in negotiations with SunEdison, Inc. on possible drop down of solar generation assets and related financing.

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Reiss prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Anerkennung durch den Markt

  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, 2016
  • Listed, New York Super Lawyers, 2006-2010

Ausbildung

Akademische Ausbildung
  • J.D., Columbia University Law School, 1983
  • M.A., Johns Hopkins University, 1980
  • B.A., Columbia College, 1972
Zulassung
  • New York
  • Massachusetts
Sprache
  • Französisch, Fluent
  • Deutsch, Fluent
  • Hebrew
  • Italienisch
  • Spanisch