Simpson Thacher has been in the forefront in assisting non-U.S. issuers to access the U.S. capital markets. With offices located in New York, Beijing, Hong Kong, London, São Paulo and Tokyo, the Firm brings its diverse skills to bear in capital markets transactions throughout Europe, Asia and Latin America, as well as in Canada.
The Firm regularly represents non-U.S. corporations, foreign governments and government-related entities and their underwriters in transactions ranging from major privatizations and global debt offerings to large initial public offerings for emerging markets companies. The Firm’s depth of knowledge about the U.S. regulatory, stock exchange and underwriting processes benefit both non-U.S. issuers and their underwriters engaged in cross-border transactions. The Firm’s experience with a wide range of financing products – including high yield bonds, convertible debt and other equity and debt securities – enable it to guide its clients through the most sophisticated international financing arrangements.The Firm has many capital markets lawyers with native language skills and regional and educational backgrounds enabling it to conduct business effectively throughout the world.