Corporate Finance

Munger, Tolles & Olson clients have provided the corporate group with the opportunity to create some of the most sophisticated financial instruments to come to market, including the first-ever security with a negative interest rate. The group offers personalized service that can tailor financial products to the specific business needs of the client.

We primarily represent issuers and selling shareholders in a variety of equity and debt, primary and secondary, public and private financing transactions. We also represent borrowers and lenders in secured and unsecured financings, including acquisition financings and transactions with unusually sophisticated structuring characteristics.

A sample of our recent corporate finance and capital markets work includes representing:

  • Air Lease Corporation, a startup that has quickly become a leading force in the aircraft leasing business, in more than $2.8 billion in debt and equity issuances, and its $900 million initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange
  • Beats Electronics in its $300 million investment by HTC, the Taiwanese cell phone and tablet company
  • Berkshire Hathaway in its:
    • $5 billion investment in Bank of America
    • $3 billion investment in General Electric
    • $3 billion investment in Dow Chemical
    • 3 billion in Swiss francs financing of Swiss Re
  • City National Bank in the issuance of $150 million of new subordinated notes
  • Edison International in a $400 million public offering of senior notes
  • James Campbell Company in the refinancing of its credit facilities
  • KB Home in the refinancing of $350 million of its public debt

Judith T. Kitano (213) 683-9252
Michael J. O'Sullivan (213) 683-9525