Michael J. Schwartz

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

Michael Schwartz represents U.S. and international issuers, private equity and hedge fund sponsors, REITs and underwriters in a wide variety of public and private finance transactions.

Mr. Schwartz has worked on numerous high-yield and investment grade debt offerings, initial public offerings, spin-offs, and other public and private equity and equity-hybrid securities offerings, as well as debt tender offers, exchange offers and other refinancing transactions.

Mr. Schwartz also counsels corporate clients on an ongoing basis, assisting with the review and preparation of SEC filings, corporate governance matters and interactions with security holders, stock exchanges and other regulatory bodies. Notable representations have included:

  • Fortress Investment Group in numerous corporate matters, including in:
    • its initial public offering (the first public listing of an alternative asset investment manager in the United States), honored as one of the “Equity Deals of the Year” in 2007 by International Financial Law Review; and
    • the private sale to Nomura Holdings, Inc. of a 15 percent interest for $888 million;
  • Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC in its:
    • $400 million 144A senior notes offering; and
    • $400 million private placement of preferred units;
  • Pamplona Capital Management in its $150 million PIPE investment in Lumos Networks Corp.;
  • OneMain Holdings, Inc. (formerly known as Springleaf Holdings Inc.) in numerous corporate matters, including in:
    • the financing for its $4.5 billion acquisition of OneMain Financial Holdings, LLC,
    • its approximately $400 million initial public offering; and
  • Brookdale Senior Living in its initial public offering and subsequent follow-on offerings;
  • All Aboard Florida, in a $405 million senior secured high-yield notes offering, the proceeds of which was used to finance construction of a privately owned and operated express intercity passenger rail service running between Miami and Orlando;
  • PHH Corporation in several unsecured high-yield notes offerings and a convertible notes offering;
  • J.P. Morgan, Barclays and Credit Suisse, as co-lead managers, in the initial public offering of Caesarstone Sdot-Yam Ltd. and in Caesarstone’s subsequent secondary offering;
  • Citi, Goldman and Deutsche, as co-lead managers, in the initial public offering of Graham Packaging Company Inc.; and


  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2001
  • B.A., State University of New York, Binghamton, 1998

Admissions : New York


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