Haynes and Boone to Present "Capital Market Update" as Part of its Legal Officers Forum Seminar Series

April 01, 2003

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DALLAS, Texas–Haynes and Boone, L.L.P., a full-service international corporate law firm, announced that it is hosting a Capital Market Update on Friday, April 25, 2003. The seminar will run from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Westin Galleria Hotel, 13340 Dallas Parkway (northeast corner of LBJ and the Tollway) in Dallas. The seminar is complimentary, with registration and continental breakfast starting at 7:00 a.m. and the program beginning at 7:30 a.m.

A weak economy and spotty markets does not deviate from the fact that companies still need capital.  Haynes and Boone’s seminar will address the outlook and techniques for raising debt, equity and acquisition finance in public and private markets.

Topics to be covered during the event include:

  • The current outlook on high yield debt, derivatives and convertibles, acquisition finance and private equity
  • Credit and rating agency trend and evolving investment criteria
  • Raising equity and minimizing dilution
  • Cash flow vs. assets and return expectations vs. predictable performance
  • New NYSE/NASDAQ listing requirements and anticipated SEC hot buttons

Panelists and presenters include:  Peter Brundage, Managing Director of Goldman Sachs, Shelly Stein, Senior Managing Director of Bear Stearns, Mike Ryan, Managing Director, Transaction Services, KPMG, Garrett DeVries, Partner, Corporate Securities, Haynes and Boone and Bill Kleinman, Partner, Corporate Securities of Haynes and Boone.  The seminar is part of Haynes and Boone’s ongoing Legal Officers Forum series.  These seminars provide practical perspectives on managing complex legal problems and counseling the Board through difficult legal situations.

Sponsors include American Corporate Counsel Association (ACCA), Texas Counsel of AeA, Bowne and KPMG.  Register online, or for more information, contact Bill Kleinman at 972.680.7565 or at bill.kleinman@haynesboone.com.  Attendance at seminar provides CPE credit and CLE credit pending approval.

Haynes and Boone, L.L.P. is an international corporate law firm with nine offices throughout Texas, Washington, D.C. and Mexico City providing a full spectrum of legal services to clients around the world. With more than 425 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by National Law Journal.  AmLaw Tech Magazine Scoreboard ranked Haynes and Boone first in law firm technology in 2001. The firm has been recognized as one of the 25 “Best U.S. Law Firms at Which to Work” (Of Counsel, 2000), one of the “Best Corporate Law Firms in America” (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2002) and recipient of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s 2002 Thomas L. Sager Award for commitment to diversity.

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