Shearman & Sterling LLP multinational law firm headquartered in New York City, United States.

Kristina Trauger is a partner in the Capital Markets practice.

Kristina concentrates her practice on the representation of publicly traded and privately held companies, private equity firms and their portfolio companies, investment banks and investors in a wide range of complex corporate transactions that includes securities offerings, venture capital financings and other forms of private equity investment, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, recapitalizations and restructurings. She also advises clients on corporate governance, securities compliance and SEC reporting matters. Kristina represents clients in a wide range of industries in the U.S. and internationally including energy, technology, retail branding, healthcare and biomedical technology.

She has particular experience in the representation of issuers, underwriters and placement agents in connection with public and private securities offerings, including initial and secondary public offerings, shelf registrations, PIPEs and registered direct offerings, SPACs bond offerings, at-the-market offerings and rights offerings.

Kristina’s experience also includes advising investment banks in the various aspects of capital markets transactions, including in connection with engagement and retention letters, placement agent agreements, underwriting agreements, agreements among underwriters, selected dealer agreements and other syndicate documents and advising on SEC and FINRA disclosure and compliance issues.