New York, NY (PRWEB) April 7, 2009
Lowenstein Sandler PC's Specialty Finance Group garners top rankings in two different categories of the PIPE League Tables for the first quarter of 2009. The firm ranks number one in the nation among all law firms for the number of Private Investments in Public Equity (PIPE) and Registered Direct (RD) transactions handled on behalf of placement agents, according PlacementTracker. The firm also tied for the number two spot in its representation of investors in PIPEs and RDs.
Steven Siesser, Chair of the firm's Specialty Finance Group remarked, "We are very pleased to maintain our leading position in these very difficult market conditions. Our practice's bench strength and depth of experience enable us to provide the service, tools and resources needed for us to keep pace with, and deliver real time advice to our clients on, the rapidly changing markets."
PlacementTracker is a leading provider of research, data, and analytics covering the PIPE market. It is a flagship product of Sagient Research Systems, publisher of independent research products for mutual funds, hedge funds, and investment banks.
About Lowenstein Sandler's Specialty Finance Group:
Lowenstein Sandler's Specialty Finance practice handles mergers and acquisitions, acquisition financing, PIPEs, SPACs and other corporate finance matters for a wide array of investment funds, leading national investment banks, and issuers, in deals worldwide. The group counseled clients on more than $3.0 billion in PIPE transactions since 2007, maintaining its ranking among the nation's top firms representing investors and placement agents in PIPEs, according to The PIPES Report, PrivateRaise.com and PlacementTracker.
About Lowenstein Sandler:
Lowenstein Sandler PC is a nationally recognized corporate law firm with offices in Boston, New York, Palo Alto and Roseland, and over 250 attorneys providing a full range of legal services. The firm's commitment to its clients is demonstrated through its client-centered, service-oriented culture. Lowenstein Sandler attorneys are regularly recognized for excellence by clients and peers in national publications, including Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and The Legal 500.