Cahill Earns Top Rankings by Bloomberg in Q2 Global Legal Advisory League Tables
Cahill's finance practice has again earned top rankings in various debt and equity categories tracked in Bloomberg's Q2 2012 Global Legal Advisory League Tables.
Cahill ranked as the number one legal advisor to U.S. high yield bond underwriters, advising on 88 deals that generated $47.2 billion in aggregate gross proceeds, more than the next four ranked firms combined. Cahill also ranked as the second most active legal advisor to U.S. underwriters in Bloomberg's overall debt category by value, and ranked among the most active legal advisors to underwriters of U.S. investment grade bonds and to global bond underwriters. Cahill also ranked fifth as legal advisor to Euromarket underwriters, participating in 9 deals that generated aggregate gross proceeds of $2.3 billion. Deals included the two part $2.75 billion offering of notes by Everest Acquisition Finance to fund the acquisition of EP Energy by Everest, a two tranche $1.5 billion offering of notes by Ally Financial and a three-part offering by Fresenius Medical comprised of: €250 million of its 5.25% Senior Notes due 2019, $800 million of its 5.625% Senior Notes due 2019 and $700 million of its 5.875% Senior Notes due 2022.
On the equity side, Cahill ranked among the most active legal advisors to U.S. underwriters of equity offerings and equity-linked transactions. Deals included representation of the various underwriters in common stock offerings by Caesars Entertainment Corp., Ventas, Inc., Magnum Hunter Resources and Nielsen Holdings N.V.