Paul Hastings’ Securities and Capital Markets Practice Finishes Record Year With Top Rankings in 2021 League Tables for Equity, Debt and Equity-linked Deals

January 18, 2022

The firm is one of only a handful of law firms that were highly ranked for Global/U.S. IPOs, U.S. Equity Offerings, High-Yield Bonds and Leveraged Finance

New York – Paul Hastings, a premier global finance law firm, announced today that the firm’s Global Securities and Capital Markets group completed a record year in 2021, ranking highly throughout Bloomberg’s published capital markets law firm league tables in FY 2021. Paul Hastings is one of only four firms to be ranked in the top 10 for the following equity and equity-linked categories:

  • #7 in Global Equity IPO
  • #7 in Global Equity IPO – SPAC
  • #7 in U.S. Equity IPO – SPAC
  • #8 in U.S. Equity IPO
  • #8 in U.S. Equity Linked
  • #10 in U.S. Equity Offerings

Paul Hastings was also ranked highly for U.S. High Yield Corporate Bonds.

In 2021, the Global Securities and Capital Markets group advised on more than 130 completed deals, with an aggregate U.S. dollar value of approximately $62 billion across all product types, including IPOs and secondary equity offerings, investment-grade and high-yield bond offerings and offerings of convertible securities.

A Wall Street firm, Paul Hastings is one of only a handful of firms in the U.S. that represents a true cross-section of clients, including every major investment bank in the world, and some of the largest and most prestigious asset managers, including Apollo, Ares, Blackstone, KKR, and TPG, in finance and capital raising transactions.

At Paul Hastings, our purpose is clear — to help our clients and people navigate new paths to growth. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., Paul Hastings is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative global law firms.

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