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Corporate Debt Securities

K&L Gates’ Corporate Debt Securities practice includes lawyers in offices across the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East who represent issuers, investment banks, investors other participants in an array of corporate debt capital markets transactions.

Our experience includes:

  • Investment grade and high-yield corporate debt securities;
  • Sovereign bonds; 
  • Hybrid securities; 
  • Liability management transactions; and 
  • Medium term note and commercial paper programs.

The firm has an established reputation and an active practice representing companies in SEC registered offerings, Rule 144A, Regulation S and Regulation D offerings, and other private placements.

We have extensive experience advising all market participants in debt capital markets transactions, and we seamlessly combine our product expertise with deep experience in several industries, including commodities, energy, financial services, funds management, mining, manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, professional services, media and telecommunications, transportation, and technology.

Our corporate debt capital markets experts are located throughout the world’s leading financial centers. In each of these offices, we combine the international reach and sophistication of a global debt capital markets practice with significant local expertise. We frequently demonstrate these strengths and have active practices covering jurisdictions that extend beyond our office locations. This versatility benefits our clients by virtue of our expertise on transactions with multi-jurisdictional aspects, our familiarity with the technical aspects of listing and issuing securities in specific jurisdictions, and our deep familiarity with varying business customs across the world.

Our expertise enables our clients to efficiently assess their strategic options in accessing the capital markets. Our global reach and market knowledge are combined with first-rate documentation and transaction management skills.

Our global practice features close integration among our debt capital markets partners who provide dedicated and highly experienced tax, ERISA, bankruptcy, bank regulatory, and derivatives support.

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