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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity

3 ranked lawyersBand 1CaliforniaUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded for its broad capital markets practice, consistently representing high-profile companies, private equity sponsors and underwriters across complex transactions. Offers expertise across the full spectrum of securities offerings, including advising major technology companies on high-value IPOs. Experience assisting in first-time issuances from both the investor and growing business perspective.

Strengths

Sources note that it is "a fantastic firm with a worldwide reputation."

"The work is very high-quality and the practitioners are very thoughtful," says an interviewee.

Market commentators attest to the fact that theteam's lawyers "are universally strong."

Notable practitioners

Dan Webb provides counsel to industry-leading clients on a wide range of capital markets matters. His transactional skill set encompasses public and private offerings of debt and equity, including IPOs.
"He is very pragmatic, very responsive, very experienced and he is an easy person to work with." "He is terrific, incredibly knowledgeable, very practical and very collaborative - I always look forward to working with him."

Kevin Kennedy frequently acts for clients in major debt and equity offerings. He is particularly well known for his expert counsel on IPOs in the life sciences and technology sectors.
"He is held in incredibly high esteem." "He is a very good, adaptable and commercial-minded lawyer."

Distinguished attorney William Brentani represents issuers, underwriters and private equity sponsors in a wide variety of debt and equity transactions. He is highly sought after for his expert counsel on transactions in diverse sectors, including healthcare, technology and retail.
"The breadth of his practice, his reputation and his client base stand out."

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Capital Markets: Debt & Equity

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

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Location

2475 Hanover Street

Palo Alto

California

USA

CA 94304

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California

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity


Kevin P. Kennedy
Band 1
William B Brentani
Band 2