Whether navigating complex regulations, structuring and negotiating a deal or simply conducting day-to-day business, public companies are subject to intense scrutiny by regulatory agencies and investors. We assist in all aspects of securities regulation, from ongoing compliance with federal and state securities laws and requirements of the NYSE and other stock exchanges, to handling equity and debt offerings and transactional projects involving securities across a broad spectrum of structures.

We are experienced in a wide variety of complex issues involved with public and private offerings of securities, including the special requirements imposed by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and its progeny, as well as with the broad range of more routine securities matters that arise in the ordinary operations of substantial business enterprises. In addition to securities offerings, we represent clients in major business combinations involving securities, including spin-offs, roll-up transactions, proxy contests, leveraged buy-outs, friendly and hostile tender offers, going-private transactions and anti-takeover planning.

Securities

Experience Highlights

Trust preferred securities offering for New York Community Bancorp Inc.
Represented New York Community Bancorp Inc. in connection with its redemption of $80.0 of trust preferred securities and subsequent issuance of more
Public offering of common stock by Northfield Bancorp, Incorporated
Represented the underwriter, Sandler O' Neill & Partners, L.P., in a $355.6 million public offering of common stock by Northfield Bancorp, Inc. more
$105.0 million initial public offering of Meridian Interstate Bancorp Inc.
Represented Meridian Interstate Bancorp Inc. in its $105.0 million initial public offering. more
Registered public offering of three series of corporate bonds for large U.S. tobacco company
Represented large U.S. tobacco company in its largest single securities transaction, involving a registered public offering of three series of more

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