Our office in London focuses on core corporate practice areas, adapted to the cross-border context: mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions and financing transactions. Our London office handles private equity acquisitions and disposals, acquisition financing, high yield bond offerings, IPOs and other equity and debt capital markets transactions, and strategic, multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions and financings for our corporate clients.
Chambers UK has recognized Paul, Weiss as a leading firm in debt and equity capital markets. The firm is ranked in Band 4 for both practices. London-based Securities partner Mark Bergman is also ranked, earning a Band 3 listing for equity capital markets and a Band 4 listing for debt capital markets. Mark is only one of few partners to have been ranked in both categories. "This thriving American firm has firmly cemented itself in the UK capital markets space with a skilled team of ECM and DCM lawyers," writes Chambers. "Co-head of the securities and capital markets group Mark Bergman is a favourite amongst clients," who find "he is exceptional - he knows US securities law inside out and European market practices. He is incredibly approachable and methodical when he takes clients through requirements."November 2, 2012