Legal aid for $155m offering.The law firm of Katten Muchin Rosenman Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is a law firm with offices in Chicago; New York; Los Angeles; Washington, D.C.; Charlotte, North Carolina; Palo Alto, California; and Irving, Texas; and an affiliated entity—Katten Muchin Rosenman Cornish LLP—in London, England. LLP LLP - Lower Layer Protocol served as legal counsel to a group of underwriters led by Merrill Lynch & Co. in a recently completed $155 million public offering of preferred shares Preferred shares
Preferred shares give investors a fixed dividend from the company's earnings and entitle them to be paid before common shareholders. See: Preferred stock. of Lexington Realty Trust.
Lexington Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust whose common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
World's largest marketplace for securities. The exchange began as an informal meeting of 24 men in 1792 on what is now Wall Street in New York City. , issued 6,200,000 shares of 7.55% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock in the offering.
Mark I. Fisher, a New York-based partner in Katten's Corporate Practice, served as lead counsel to the underwriting group. Additional Katten attorneys involved in the transaction included partners Jill E. Darrow, Robert L. Kohl and Morris N. Simkin, as well as associates David A. Pentlow, Mustafa Haque and Jonathan D. Weiner. All attorneys are based in the Firm's New York office.
Katten also represented Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. and Lehman Brothers, Inc. in a recently completed $300 million offering of Exchangeable Notes of The Lexington Master Limited Partnership. These notes were guaranteed by Lexington Realty Trust.
Katten's Corporate Practice encompasses mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, public and private debt and equity offerings, public company representation, REIT REIT
See: Real Estate Investment Trust
See real estate investment trust (REIT). formation, institutional lending, securitizations, leveraged leasing, structured finance, startup and venture capital financing To start an own company or to bring a new product to the market, the venture may need to attract financial funding. There are several categories of financing possibilities. If it is a small venture, then perhaps the venture can rely on family funding, loans from friends , leveraged buyouts, joint ventures and other strategic alliances and proxy contests.