In recognition of its leading role in many of the most significant and high-profile private placement transactions in 2020, Greenberg Traurig (GT) was named the “Best Law Firm for U.S. Private Placements” (USPP) for 2020. GlobalCapital selected GT following a poll of market participants at the end of 2020.

The GlobalCapital awards recognize issuers, investment banks, investors and law firms for their accomplishments and impressive service to the market.

Greenberg Traurig’s Global Capital Markets Practice handles private placement transactions around the world, including Europe, Australia, North America, and Latin America. Representing both institutional investor and issuer clients, the team is familiar with the many different structures that insurance companies, pension funds and other institutional investors utilize in the private placement market. Greenberg Traurig has one of the leading private placement practices in the world, regularly acting as the lead legal advisor in a wide variety of corporate, real estate, power, energy, utilities, transportation, social and other infrastructure projects worldwide mobilizing billions of dollars of capital each year.

Charles J. Kolin, shareholder in the Chicago office and co-chair of the firm’s Global Finance Practice said: “We are grateful for the recognition by GlobalCapital. It is a testament to the hard work we continually put in to serve our clients and achieve extraordinary results. 2020 was a challenging year that required our team to adapt together with our clients to provide solutions to address the devastating effects of the pandemic. Our focus turned almost immediately to helping our clients institute measures in scores of existing transactions to protect our clients and provide relief to the numerous industries suffering from the pandemic. The global private placement market is an innovative market continually adapting to provide unique features to address the needs of many different types of issuers, particularly during crises. Together with the agents, investors and other counsels we are grateful to be part of such a great industry.”