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Securities & Capital Markets

  • Advised the Government of India in the international offer and sale of $1.1 billion of its majority shareholding in NMDC Limited, the Indian mining group (with Goldman Sachs, Citi, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and others as brokers)
  • Advised the Government of India in the international offer and sale of $585 million of its majority shareholding in  Oil India Ltd. (with Citi, HSBC, and Kotak Securities as brokers)
  • Advised a United States publicly listed company on its SEC-registered rights offering to existing shareholders, its establishment with the SEC of a shelf registration statement and its shelf takedown equity offering, its successful opposition to repeated annual proxy contests and attempted board takeovers initiated by an insurgent shareholder, and its ongoing securities, governance, and other corporate issues

  • Represented Intcomex, Inc., an IT products distribution company with publicly traded bonds, in its SEC reporting requirements

  • Advised Citi Venture Capital International on its partial exit from Pesquera Exalmar S.A., a Peruvian company, as part of that company’s international IPO and Lima Stock Exchange listing 

  • Represented JACO Electronics, Inc., an electronic display screen manufacturer, in its initial public offering and SEC reporting requirements

  • Represented TM Media and Entertainment, Inc., a special purpose acquisition company, in its initial public offering

  • Represented an affiliate of Essar Global Limited, an Indian multinational conglomerate, in the going-private transaction of its subsidiary, Aegis Communications, Inc.

  • Advised a property developer on the public financing, through the issuance of tax-exempt bonds by a New York City development agency under the American Recovery Act, of a medical office building complex in a city redevelopment area

  • Represented Palace Entertainment Holdings, Inc., a publicly-registered company, as SEC and general outside counsel

  • Represented Elyria Foundry Company LLC in its Rule 144A offering of $100 million of its 13% senior secured promissory notes

  • Advised with respect to a tender offer and consent solicitation relating to senior secured notes and senior subordinated notes of Penton Media Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Penton by Prism Business Media

  • Represented Rediff.com India Limited, an Indian internet portal company (NASDAQ: REDF), in its SEC reporting and compliance matters

  • Advised an affiliate of Compass Group Management LLC as selling shareholder in the SEC-registered IPO and New York Stock Exchange listing of Horizon Technology Finance Corporation, a business development company, under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940

  • Advised an affiliate of Compass Group Management LLC as selling shareholder in the SEC-registered follow-on equity offering and NASDAQ listing of Compass Diversified Holdings, a majority owner of developing middle-market businesses