Harald Halbhuber is a partner in the Capital Markets practice, where he focuses on complex corporate finance transactions, representing issuers and investment banks in debt and equity offerings, high yield financings, debt restructurings and equity derivatives. He also advises clients on critical disclosure and financial reporting matters, an area on which he has authored several publications. Harald is also an Adjunct Professor at NYU School of Law, where he teaches a course on Capital Markets Transactions.
Harald returned to his practice in 2022 from NYU School of Law’s Institute for Corporate Governance & Finance, where he was a Research Fellow in 2021. Prior to joining the Firm in 2011, Harald was a partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP from 2007 to 2009 and an associate from 2000 to 2007. In 2010, Harald was a Visiting Scholar at Columbia Law School.
- Genmab in its Nasdaq IPO (at $11 billion, the largest biotech IPO in 20 years by market cap)
- Valvoline in its $535 million offering of senior notes
- LyondellBasell in its $3 billion modified Dutch auction equity self tender offer
- Liberty Global in its $2.5 billion modified Dutch auction equity self tender offer
- General Electric in its $4.5 billion aggregate common stock offerings of Baker Hughes
- Barclays Capital as dealer manager for the $450 million rights offering of Roadrunner Transportation (one of the largest rights offerings as a percentage of market cap)
- The underwriters in the IPOs of Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings I, II and III, SC Health Corporation, Crescent Acquisition Corporation, Axonics Modulation Technologies and HOOKIPA Pharma, among others
- Liberty Global on the creation of its LiLAC shares, the first ever tracking stock issued by a UK public company
- Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. in connection with its pending $13.1 billion merger with Black Knight, Inc.
- Intercontinental Exchange on the financings for its $11 billion acquisition of NYSE Euronext and its $5 billion acquisition of IDC
- Liberty Global on its acquisition of a 3.4% stake in Lions Gate Entertainment and related governance arrangements and equity derivatives transactions
- Liberty Global on its $24 billion acquisition of Virgin Media and its $5 billion acquisition of Cable & Wireless
- Financing providers in connection with financing commitments and bond-takeouts for proposed acquisitions, both by financial sponsors and strategic buyers
- B/E Aerospace on the $2.5 billion spin-off of KLX and the related financing transactions
University of Vienna
Harvard Law School
University of Vienna