Craig B. Brod’s practice focuses on a wide variety of complex securities, corporate governance and corporate matters. Craig advises senior management and boards of U.S. and non-U.S. entities on these subjects, including in connection with SEC filings, public and private offerings of securities, transactions and other corporate matters.
Craig represents corporate issuers, investment banks and investors and has extensive experience in the full range of offerings for U.S. and non-U.S. issuers, including initial public offerings, public and private debt and equity financings for established companies, including high yield offerings, and financings in connection with acquisitions and corporate restructurings.
His international securities practice has involved global and cross-border financings and exchange listings for issuers domiciled in a wide variety of jurisdictions, including financings for Canadian issuers both within and outside the context of the U.S.-Canadian Multijurisdictional Disclosure System.
His issuer counseling experience also extends to a variety of crisis management issues, ranging from accounting restatements to disclosure of cybersecurity incidents. Craig joined the firm in 1980 and became a partner in 1989.
- Alcoa, American Express, American Express Credit Corporation, Atlantic Power, Credit Suisse, The Hartford, Honeywell and OpenText in connection with disclosure matters and numerous capital markets and other transactions.
- The underwriters in a series of transactions that enabled American International Group to re-access the capital markets, including AIG’s “re-IPO” in May 2011 and the largest secondary equity offering in U.S. history in September 2012. The firm’s role in the re-IPO was distinguished as a standout for finance by the Financial Times’ U.S. Innovative Lawyers Report in 2011 and the secondary offering was named “North America Equity Issuance of the Year” by International Financing Review in 2013.
- Honeywell in the publicly announced spin-off transactions following a strategic review, in over $4.5 billion of notes offerings and a concurrent abbreviated cash tender offer, and in a €4 billion Eurobond offering.
- The Hartford in numerous capital markets and liability management transactions.
- Atlantic Power Corporation in numerous capital markets transactions.
- Arconic in its $1.25 billion equity and $1.25 billion debt offerings and Alcoa Corporation in its $1.25 billion Reg S/ Rule 144A senior unsecured notes offering in connection with the separation of Alcoa Corporation and Arconic Inc. and related S-1 registration statement; and a follow-on offering by Alcoa of $500 million of senior notes.
- Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School
- Member of the Advisory Board of the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law
- Member of the Executive Committee of the Yale Law School Association
- Member of the Board of Directors of the Yale Law School Fund
- Former Member, Securities Advisory Committee, Ontario Securities Commission
- Yale Law School, J.D., 1980
- Columbia College, B.A., 1977
- New York
- New Jersey
- U.S. District Courts, Southern District of New York, District of New Jersey
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