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Capital Markets & Securities

Faegre Baker Daniels counsels issuers, investors and investment banks in the full range of public and private capital raising and recapitalization transactions. We oversee capital market activities as primary corporate counsel for more than 60 U.S. public companies, including Fortune 100 companies, and 15 UK public companies.

Our lawyers manage transactions involving common stock, preferred stock, debt securities, convertible securities, hybrid units, securities listed on European markets, derivatives, equity-linked securities, commercial paper programs, trust originated securities, asset securitizations, mutual fund shares and tax-exempt bonds.

Transactions we are experienced in managing include:

  • Initial and secondary public equity offerings 
  • Registered direct offerings
  • At-the-market offerings
  • Exchange offers
  • Spin-offs
  • Investment grade and high yield Rule 144A debt offerings and registered exchange offers
  • Tender offers
  • Medium-term note programs and equity-linked securities
  • Going-private transactions
  • Private placements, including venture capital financings and transactions, and private investments in public equities
  • Business combinations
  • Hedge, investment and other fund formations

We also assist with matters involving outstanding securities or existing security holders, such as rights offerings, remarketing transactions, rescission offers, open market purchases and consent solicitations.

We help our clients comply with disclosure obligations, securities laws and stock market rules. Specifically, we guide clients in complying with regulations of the SEC, the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ OMX, FINRA, and the London Stock Exchange and its Alternative Investment Market.

Additionally, from our offices in the U.S., London and China, our lawyers assist clients in navigating the intricate web of international securities regulation that affects cross-border transactions, foreign issuers and foreign offerings. And when the situation calls for it, we are able to easily partner with top-rated local counsel in nearly every country in the world through our membership in Lex Mundi in order to meet our clients' needs. 

Representative Clients

Underwriter Representation

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Cowen & Company
  • Craig-Hallum Capital Group  
  • Northland Securities
  • Piper Jaffray & Co.
  • Robert W. Baird & Co.

Issuer Representation

  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Archer-Daniels-Midland
  • Simon Property  
  • Target
  • tw telecom
  • Wells Fargo


W. Morgan Burns, Minneapolis
+1 612 766 7136
Douglas R. Wright, Denver
+1 303 607 3671

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