NEW YORK – Just recently, GlobalCapital named Morrison & Foerster as the Best Law Firm for Private Placements at its Syndicated Loan, Leveraged Finance and Private Placement Awards for 2016. Through its 13 years, this is the first time where the said award-giving body has expressed its appreciation of the growing importance of the cross-border private placement market and named such award.
Accordingly, Morrison & Foerster was given recognition due to its expertise in the private placement market. Also, they were recognized for its achievement in making innovative solutions in meeting their clients’ financing needs. The firm is composed of American and English lawyers who are well able in advising their clients on the private issuance of debt as well as equity securities to highly developed U.S. and European private placement markets.
The firm is known for representing issuers across a variety of industries in various regions like Europe, Canada, South Africa, Latin America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Furthermore, they also represent clients in United States in connection with U.S.-domestic private placement market.
Accordingly, the lawyers of Morrison and Foerster firm advise issuers, placement agents and investors regularly. This is in connection with private placements of equity, debt as well as hybrid securities.
For beginning entrepreneurs, private placements could be the first step to be taken to get a venture capital or entrepreneurial client. It could also be an alternative for a well-established issuer that needs to raise capital in situations where public equity markets are unavailable.
Morrison & Foerster’s James Tanenbaum, head of the firm’s capital markets practice said, “We’re pleased to be recognized by GlobalCapital for our work in this increasingly important area of the capital markets.”