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What the team is known for Highly respected team with peerless strength in high-yield offerings as well as extensive expertise in some of the most complex investment-grade debt matters. Possesses a growing equity division, advising on an extensive array of high-value public stock issuances, representing a raft of underwriters and issuers. Additionally acts for lead arrangers on leveraged loans.
Strengths One client attests: "I think Cahill has the strongest, deepest bench of lawyers within debt underwriting. Their particular strengths include an in-depth knowledge of the entire universe of relevant structures and terms, the ability to understand investor mindsets and a tireless work ethic combined with good personalities."
Another impressed interviewee reports that the firm is "wonderful in high-yield."
Work highlights Represented Citigroup as joint book-running managers in Xerox's public offering of $1 billion worth of senior notes.
Acted for Morgan Stanley as underwriters in Norwegian Cruise Line's secondary offering of shares with a value of over $1 billion.
Daniel Zubkoff comes recommended for his broad transactional practice, which sees him acting for commercial and investment banks in high-value equity and debt offerings. He handles both high-yield and investment-grade note issuances.
Douglas Horowitz is best known for his representation of investment banks in both secured and unsecured high-yield securities transactions. He also advises on large equity offerings.
James Clark is highly regarded for his broad capital markets practice, which sees him advising investment banks and corporations in high-yield and investment grade debt offerings, and equity transactions
John Tripodoro attracts praise for his broad expertise in high-yield offerings and other debt transactions, alongside restructurings and leveraged buyouts. One impressed client reports: "He provides informed guidance and is tireless in his work ethic. He is always prepared and thoughtful - he's the complete package."
Jonathan Schaffzin is commended for his broad practice, which covers both debt and equity offerings, regularly acting on behalf of major investment banks. He also has notable experience handling leveraged finance transactions and restructurings.
William Hartnett is recognized for his extensive experience in both debt and equity capital markets transactions, and is particularly well versed in high-yield offerings.