ROSELAND, N.J., Feb. 10 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network — Lowenstein Sandler announced today that PrivateRaise.com has ranked the firm second overall in the nation in representing lead investors in Private Investments in Public Equity (PIPEs) transactions through 2005, based on number of deals handled which totaled more than $10 million. The firm provided counsel in 26 related transactions in 2005.
Our PrivateRaise ranking is a significant achievement for the firm,” said Steven E. Siesser, Chair of Lowenstein Sandler’s Specialty Finance Group. “Our placement among some of the nation’s leading law firms in the industry is a testament to our commitment to Specialty Finance work and we look forward to our continued growth serving this market.”
PrivateRaise.com (www.privateraise.com) research firm provides comprehensive market intelligence and analysis pertaining to private placements of equity and equity-linked securities executed by public companies. The firm rates activity of placement agents, legal counsel and leading investors based on the number of PIPE transactions representing lead investors.
About Lowenstein Sandler’s Specialty Finance Group
Lowenstein Sandler’s Specialty Finance Group provides corporate, regulatory and transactional counseling to clients involved in public and private equity and debt financing. The group is focused on representing investment funds, investment banks, issuers and underwriters in public and private equity and debt finance transactions, including PIPEs, registered directs, underwritten offerings, and mezzanine and private equity transactions.
About Lowenstein Sandler PC
Lowenstein Sandler PC is a nationally recognized law firm with more than 235 attorneys providing a full range of legal services to clients ranging from small public and privately held companies to Fortune 500 corporations. The firm was recognized as “New Jersey’s premier law firm” and ranked first overall in the state by the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers. With offices in New Jersey and New York, the firm provides a full range of legal services to business and industry. In addition, the firm’s lobbying and governmental relations subsidiary, Issues Management LLC, is the top ranked lawyer-lobbying firm in New Jersey.