Technical Excellence. Breadth of Experience. Commercial Approach.

Investment banks and issuers consider our Securities Group to be their first choice for domestic and international securities transactions that require cross-practice and multi-jurisdictional knowledge, skills and experience. Milbank has a long-established and sophisticated Securities Group widely known for its technical excellence, breadth of experience, commercial approach, imaginative problem solving and ability to close complex deals.

In both public and private transactions, we regularly represent key parties in significant equity offerings and debt offerings. Our clients include issuers, underwriters, initial purchasers, placement agents, institutional and individual investors, selling shareholders and those providing credit support through guarantees, surety bonds and letters of credit.

global recognition

Our Securities Group has been recognized as one of the premier practices among law firms worldwide, being named Equity Law Firm of the Year by International Financial Law Review, International Law Firm of the Year by London’s Legal Week, and with our deals being named Overall Deal of the Year by AirFinance Journal, Best IPO Deal by Finance Asia Achievement Awards, Deal of the Year by ACQ Finance and Asian Counsel and European Deal of the Year by AirFinance Journal.

In Latin America and Asia, we have been consistently recognized for our securities work, achieving such honors as being named Best in the Field by Chambers Latin America and receiving awards such as Equity Deal of the Year by IFLR Americas, Best Primary Equity Issue and Best Corporate Liability Management Deal by Latin Finance.

Public Offering experience

Our public offering experience ranges from initial public offerings of common stock to “shelf” offerings of debt and equity securities of seasoned issuers, including many pioneering transactions. Our attorneys have the knowledge, experience and relationships necessary to help issuers and underwriters navigate legal pitfalls in the changing regulatory environment.

global integration

More than 100 lawyers located in our principal office in New York and our offices in Beijing, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Munich, São Paulo, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington, DC constitute our Securities Group. Our Securities attorneys work closely with practitioners in our Tax, Real Estate, Financial Restructuring, Transportation Finance, Project Finance and Corporate groups in seamless teams to meet the financing goals of our clients. Our attorneys advise on New York, California, English and German law.