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Michael Kaplan

New York, USA Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Capital Markets: Debt & Equity: Eastern United States , Capital Markets: Debt & Equity , Capital Markets
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Michael Kaplan stands out for his "hugely impressive" capital markets practice, which encompasses the representation of issuers and managers in high-yield and investment-grade debt issuances, as well as equity offerings. "Michael is the most brilliant securities lawyer I have come across in my career," reports one client, who notes: "He's super responsive and knows how to cut through complicated issues very well, presenting them in a very clear and simple manner." He is at held in high regard for his knowledge of the Israel market and is a go-to lawyer for Israeli clients involved in capital markets transactions.
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Michael Kaplan stands out for his "hugely impressive" capital markets practice, which encompasses the representation of issuers and managers in high-yield and investment-grade debt issuances, as well as equity offerings. "Michael is the most brilliant securities lawyer I have come across in my career," reports one client, who notes: "He's super responsive and knows how to cut through complicated issues very well, presenting them in a very clear and simple manner." He is at held in high regard for his knowledge of the Israel market and is a go-to lawyer for Israeli clients involved in capital markets transactions.
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Interviewees say of New York-based Michael Kaplan : "Michael is always attentive and very knowledgeable, and you can count on him to speak out of knowledge and experience." He advises on a range of matters such as private placements and share offerings.
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Mr. Kaplan is a member of Davis Polk’s three-person Management Committee and head of the Firm’s Corporate Department. Mr. Kaplan has been named a Law360 “Capital Markets MVP of the Year” and an American Lawyer “Dealmaker of the Year”.

Mr. Kaplan advises issuers and underwriters in connection with a wide range of U.S. and international capital markets and leveraged finance transactions, including initial public offerings and other equity offerings, as well as convertible and high-yield debt issuance. He has worked on transactions in sectors ranging from technology and telecommunications to basic industry. Mr. Kaplan also regularly advises investment banking clients on securities-law-related matters and advises corporate clients in areas including corporate governance and SEC and Sarbanes-Oxley matters.

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