December 15, 2022
With ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Russia-Ukraine conflict and other global developments and trends, companies have been navigating a challenging 2022 capital raising market. Join partners of Gibson Dunn’s Capital Markets and Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance practice groups, as they provide an overview of market activity in 2022 and how companies have reacted to the market impact of these developments. This webcast also discusses thoughts on 2023 capital raising and the key issues and opportunities that may impact companies considering capital raise transactions in the next year.
Hillary H. Holmes is a partner in the Houston office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Co-Chair of the firm’s Capital Markets practice group, and a member of the firm’s Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance, Energy, M&A and ESG practice groups. Ms. Holmes’ practice focuses on capital markets, securities regulation, and corporate governance. She is Band 1 ranked by Chambers USA in capital markets for the energy industry and recognized in nationwide Energy Transactions and M&A/Corporate. Ms. Holmes represents issuers and underwriters in all forms of capital raising transactions, including IPOs, registered offerings of debt or equity, private placements, joint ventures, structured investments, and sustainable financings. Ms. Holmes also frequently advises companies, boards of directors, special committees and financial advisors in M&A transactions, and conflicts of interest and other special situations.
Tom Kim is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and a member of the firm’s Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance practice group. Mr. Kim focuses his practice on advising companies, underwriters and boards of directors on registered and exempt capital markets transactions, SEC regulatory and reporting issues, and corporate governance, as well as on general corporate and securities matters. Mr. Kim has been recognized by Chambers USA in the Securities Regulation: Advisory category since 2015. Mr. Kim served for six years as the Chief Counsel and Associate Director of the Division of Corporation Finance at the SEC.
Robyn E. Zolman is Partner-in-Charge of the Denver office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where she practices in the firm’s Capital Markets and Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance practice groups. Ms. Zolman represents clients in connection with a broad range of capital markets transactions. She advises clients with respect to SEC registered and Rule 144A offerings of investment grade, high-yield and convertible notes, as well as initial public offerings, follow-on equity offerings, at-the-market equity offering programs, PIPE offerings and issuances of preferred securities. In addition, she has extensive experience with tender offers, exchange offers, consent solicitations and corporate restructurings. Ms. Zolman also regularly advises clients regarding securities regulation and disclosure issues and corporate governance matters, including Securities and Exchange Commission reporting requirements, stock exchange listing standards, director independence, board practices and operations, and insider trading compliance.
Robert D. Giannattasio is of counsel in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and practices in Gibson Dunn’s Capital Markets Practice Group, Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance Practice Group, and Global Finance Practice Group. Mr. Giannattasio has a broad corporate and capital markets practice representing issuers and underwriters on a variety of public and private debt and equity offerings, including acquisition financings, investment-grade and high-yield debt offerings, IPOs and follow-on equity offerings, and liability management transactions.
Daniel Burton-Morgan is head of Americas Equity Capital Markets Syndicate at Bank of America Securities, having taken on the role in November 2020. Prior to this, he was Head of UK & Ireland Equity Capital Markets (August 2018 to November 2020) having previously been Head of the EMEA Equity Capital Markets Syndicate for over five years. In total Daniel has over 16 years of experience in UK Investment Banking and Global ECM, starting at Merrill Lynch in 2006. In his previous role Daniel worked on over 200 transactions including sell-downs in ABN, Renault, Lloyds Banking Group, Evonik, Engie, Nordea, ENEL and EADS, IPOs of Aena, Auto Trader, Worldpay, Moncler and Allied Irish Banks, and capital raises for E.On, Barclays, Standard Chartered and Unicredit. Daniel graduated from the University of Warwick with a First Class degree in Management in 2006.
Laurie Campbell joined the Global Capital Markets Division at Bank of America in 2005. She is head of the group responsible for coverage of investment grade companies in the Technology and General Industries sectors. Prior to joining Bank of America, Laurie was a Managing Director in Debt Capital Markets at Goldman Sachs from 1997 to 2003. From 1992 to 1997 Laurie was a Principal with Morgan Stanley in their Debt Capital Markets group. She also worked as an Associate in Corporate Finance at Salomon Brothers from 1989 to 1992. Laurie received an M.B.A. from the University of Western Ontario in 1989 and a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University in 1983.