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Greenberg Traurig’s global Capital Markets Practice is recognized for its skill in handling U.S. and cross-border transactions, including initial public offerings, high yield and investment grade debt offerings, Rule 144A and Regulation S offerings for foreign private issuers, registered direct offerings, at-the-market offerings (ATMs), public and private equity line transactions, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), and Private Investment in Public Entities (PIPEs). We represent U.S. and non-U.S. public and private issuers, as well as underwriters, financial institutions, venture capital funds, hedge funds, broker-dealers, investment companies, and private investment firms in all aspects of U.S. and cross-border securities offerings. Our attorneys advise clients in a wide range of industries, including health care, aerospace, pharmaceuticals, gaming, medical devices, technology, financial services, life sciences, manufacturing, retail, real estate, energy, infrastructure construction, and new and traditional media. Our Capital Markets Practice and attorneys have been recognized by a number of leading legal publications, including Chambers & Partners and IFLR.

Equity Capital Markets

Private and public companies looking to raise capital, as well as underwriters, select Greenberg Traurig to advise them on the best equity structures to meet their business objectives. Our capital markets attorneys have worked on industry leading U.S. and cross-border equity capital markets transactions, and work across all our global offices to ensure that our clients have experienced attorneys on the ground in key financial centers around the world. Our experience covers a wide variety of equity offerings, including:

  • ADR/GDR Registrations and Offerings
  • Regulation A Offerings
  • Confidentiality Marketed Public Offerings (CMPOs)
  • Regulation S Offerings
  • Employee Stock Option Plans
  • Rights Offerings

  • Follow-on Offerings
  • Rule 144A Offerings
  • Foreign Listings
  • Shelf Registration Statements
  • Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)
  • PIPE Transactions
  • Transfer of Foreign Listings to the United States
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • UK Cash Shells

Debt Capital Markets

Domestic and international issuers and underwriters enlist Greenberg Traurig to handle their most sophisticated U.S. and cross-border funding transactions. We counsel public and private companies, sovereign entities, and financial institutions on the full scope of possible debt capital structures and options that suit their needs. Our debt capital markets capabilities encompass:

  • Capital Trust Securities
  • Project Bonds
  •  Cash Tender Offers
  • Rule 144A and Regulation S Offerings
  • Commercial Paper 
  • Securitizations
  • Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations
  • Shelf Regulation Statements
  • High Yield Offerings
  • Sovereign and Quasi-Sovereign Offerings
  • Investment Grade Offerings
  • Structured Notes
  • Municipal Securities
  • Subordinated Debt Offerings
  • Private Placements

Municipal Securities

Our capital markets and public finance attorneys have deep experience in municipal securities. In coordination with our Public Finance Practice, our capital markets attorneys represent financial institutions and local, state, and national governments on leading government finance matters. We routinely advise on various municipal securities matters, such as:

  •  Taxable Bonds
  •  Tax-Exempt Bonds
  •  Private Activity Bonds

Public Company Advisory

We represent publicly reporting securities clients trading on all levels of the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ Stock Market, as well as international exchanges including the London Stock Exchange, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, the Mexican Stock Exchange, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, and the Warsaw Stock Exchange. We also advise clients traded on the over the counter markets. Our global team of regulatory and securities attorneys have the regulatory knowledge to counsel clients on:

  • Disclosure and Exchange Act Compliance 
  • Executive and Director Compensation 
  • Corporate Governance
  • Stockholder Engagement and Activism


 Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS)