Peter J. Loughran is a corporate partner and member of the firm’s Capital Markets and Private Equity Groups. He concentrates his practice in securities law and capital markets transactions. He regularly represents issuers and underwriters in U.S. and international securities offerings and also advises on a broad range of corporate governance matters. Mr. Loughran spent three years practicing in the firm’s London office and has extensive experience representing clients globally.
Mr. Loughran is ranked as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA (2007-2018) and Chambers Global(2008-2018), where clients have described him as an “extremely wise and experienced” lawyer with a “a very level head” and “confident demeanor,” who is “held in high esteem by both issuers and underwriter,” “thinks like the business does,” “always has the right advice” and “stays calm even in crisis mode.”
He is also recognized by The Legal 500 US (2014-2017) and has been recognized by PLC Which Lawyer?, IFLR1000 (2018) and the IFLR’s Guide to the World’s Leading Capital Markets Lawyers. Mr. Loughran has served on the Association of the Bar of the City of New York’s Committee on Financial Reporting and the Securities Regulation Committee.
Mr. Loughran joined Debevoise in 1989. He received his B.A. from Georgetown University in 1986 and his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law in 1989.
- Vets First Choice in the financing aspects of its merger with the Henry Schein Animal Health business to create Covetrus, a new standalone public company.
- AXA and AXA Equitable Holdings on the initial public offering of AXA Equitable Holdings on the New York Stock Exchange for approximately $4 billion, and AXA Equitable Holdings in its offering and sale of $3.8 billion of senior notes.
- The ServiceMaster Company in its $750 million offering of 5.125% senior notes due 2024.
- International Paper in its $2.3 billion offering of 3.000% senior notes due 2027 and 4.400% senior notes due 2047.
- Envision Healthcare in its $15 billion merger with AMSURG, creating one of the largest U.S. providers of specialty physicians and hospital-related services.
- SiteOne Landscape Supply in its $241.5 million initial public offering and in several secondary offerings totaling approximately $1.2 billion.
- Barclays and Credit Suisse, as lead underwriters, in the $169 million initial public offering by GMS.
- Manulife Financial Corporation in its registered MJDS offering of $1.75 billion of senior notes consisting of $1.0 billion of 4.150% senior notes due 2026 and $750 million of 5.375% senior notes due 2046.
- Envision Healthcare in its $620 million acquisition of Rural/Metro Corporation.
- Goldman Sachs in the tender offer by MetLife for up to 59,850,000 shares of its 6.500% of Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series B.
- Tribune Media in the refinancing of its $3.773 billion term loan facility and its $1.1 billion offering of 5.875% senior notes due 2022.
- Stone Point Capital in its significant equity investment in specialty insurance broker Alliant Insurance Services, with KKR retaining a significant equity investment in the business.
- Goldman Sachs, BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley as bookrunners in MetLife’s offering of 1,500,000 shares of its 5.250% Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series C, valued at $1.5 billion.
- Principal Financial Group in its concurrent $400 million offering of 3.400% senior notes due 2025 and $400 million offering of 4.700% fixed-to-floating rate junior subordinated notes due 2055.
- American International Group in a registered secondary offering of $3.4 billion of AerCap Holdings N.V. ordinary shares and a private sale of $750 million of AerCap Holdings N.V. ordinary shares to AerCap Holdings N.V. for $250 million in cash and $500 million of 6.50% fixed-to-floating rate junior subordinated notes issued by AerCap Global Aviation Trust.
- Tribune Media in its $518.7 million secondary offering of common stock.
- ServiceMaster Global Holdings in its $848 million secondary offering of common stock.
- Barclays, BofA Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse and UBS Investment Bank as bookrunners in MetLife’s offering of $500 million of 3.000% senior notes due 2025 and $1.0 billion of 4.050% senior notes due 2045.
- The D. E. Shaw Group as selling shareholder of James River Group in its $246.6 million initial public offering.
- ServiceMaster Global Holdings in its $702 million initial public offering.
- Envision Healthcare, a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, in its offering of $750 million of senior notes.
- Credit Suisse and Goldman, Sachs & Co. as joint-bookrunning managers in the $377.4 million secondary offering of common stock by KAR Auction Services.
- Deutsche Bank Securities, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, HSBC and Morgan Stanley as remarketing agents in the $1.0 billion offering of series D debentures by MetLife.
- Envision Healthcare in its $1.1 billion initial public offering of common stock.
- Credit Suisse, Citigroup, BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays, UBS Investment Bank, Jefferies, J.P. Morgan and RBC Capital Markets as underwriters in the $301.8 million secondary offering of common units of CVR Partners.
- American International Group in its $6.45 billion sale of ordinary shares of AIA Group.
David’s Bridal, a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, in its $270 million offering of 7.75% senior notes due 2020.
- Deutsche Bank Securities, Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley as representatives of the remarketing agents in MetLife’s $500 million offering of 1.756% senior component debentures and $500 million of 3.048% senior component debentures.
- CDRT Holding Corporation (Emergency Medical Services) in its $450 million offering of 9.25%/10.00% senior PIK toggle notes due 2017.
- American International Group (AIG) in its $2 billion sale of ordinary shares of AIA Group.
- Principal Financial Group in its $300 million offering of 3.3% senior notes due 2022 and $300 million offering of 4.625% senior notes due 2042.
- The ServiceMaster Company in its $750 million offering of 7.000% senior notes due 2020.
- Barclays Capital, UBS Investment Bank and Citigroup as joint book-running managers of MetLife’s $750 million offering of 4.125% senior unsecured notes due 2042.
- Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the $200 million offering by Roofing Supply Group of 10% senior notes due 2020.
- Clayton, Dubilier & Rice as selling shareholder in the $397 million secondary offering of common stock by Sally Beauty Holdings.
- Columbia Law School, 1989, J.D.
- Georgetown University, 1986, A.B.
- New York
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