Capital Markets

Weil’s Capital Markets practice executes our clients’ most complex and challenging capital raising matters and leverages both the excellence of our lawyers and the strength of the Firm’s global platform.

Notable Representations, Key Contacts

We are one of the very few firms that regularly advises private equity sponsors, underwriters, and corporate issuers on their most significant debt and equity transactions, including:
  • High yield debt
  • Investment grade debt
  • IPOs
  • Secondary offerings
  • Follow-on offerings
  • Shelf registrations
  • Private placements
  • Convertible/exchangeable securities
  • Acquisition financing
  • Tender/exchange offers

We have extensive experience advising clients across a wide range of industries, including financial services, technology, transportation, airlines, media, telecommunications, gaming, lodging, manufacturing, energy, healthcare and life sciences, and retail and consumer products.


Weil has substantial experience advising issuers and underwriters on all types of public and private debt securities transactions, including high yield debt, investment grade debt, acquisition financings and private placements.

We frequently collaborate with lawyers in our Banking & Finance, Private Equity and M&A practices to advise clients on bridge financings backed by bond offerings in the context of both leveraged and investment grade acquisition financings.


Weil has extensive experience advising issuers and underwriters on all types of public and private equity transactions including IPOs, secondary and follow-on equity offerings, equity-based acquisition financings and debt refinancings, equity-linked securities, PIPEs and private placements.

In conjunction with our Private Equity practice, we frequently advise portfolio companies of private equity firms on their IPOs and follow-on/secondary offerings.

Leveraged Finance

Weil’s Leveraged Finance team routinely represents lenders, underwriters, issuers and borrowers on their most sophisticated, complex high yield bond offerings and leveraged loans.

Private Equity Finance

Weil's dedicated Private Equity Finance team works seamlessly across borders, as well as in conjunction with our Private Equity execution team, to provide complete coverage for leveraged private equity transactions.

Institutional Finance

Weil’s Institutional Finance lawyers regularly advise leading global financial institutions as arrangers and underwriters on their most significant investment grade and leveraged financings.

Investment Grade Finance

Our investment grade finance practice works in close collaboration with lawyers from the Firm's global M&A practice to provide seamlessly integrated service backed by deep market knowledge.

In particular, we frequently utilize the combined strength of our New York and London platforms to advise corporate borrowers and financial institutions on cross-border transactions.

Key Contacts

Alexander Lynch

Alexander D. Lynch


New York

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Named a “Leading” Firm for Capital Markets: Securitisation: ABS & Capital Markets: Securitisation: CLOs – USA Nationwide

Chambers USA 2023

Shortlisted for Capital Markets: Equity “Team of the Year”

IFLR1000 United States Awards 2021

Clients note that the entire team is “incredibly strong.”

Chambers USA 2021

Weil always brings the right resources to bear, quickly and efficiently.”

Legal 500 2021

Named “Law Firm of the Year” for Securities/Capital Markets Law

U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Survey 2021 (Best Lawyers (in America) is by Levine Leichtman Capital Partners)

Named Capital Markets “Practice Group of the Year”

Law360 2015 and 2014

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