NEW YORK - According to IPO Vital Signs, an IPO information database, Loeb & Loeb LLP ranked #11 in the U.S. for IPO law firms representing the issuer in IPOs that closed in 2007. This marks a steady incline in Loeb’s overall ranking; Loeb took the #13 spot in 2006.
Loeb attorneys also made an impressive showing in their individual rankings this year. Securities Practice Group Chair, Mitch Nussbaum, was ranked the #5 IPO lawyer in the U.S. for the number of closed IPOs representing issuers in 2007. He was responsible for the closing of three IPOs at a total offering amount of $398.5 million. Partner Fran Stoller and associate Giovanni Caruso were newcomers to the list this year, both ranked #6 with two IPOs each; Stoller’s at a total offering amount of $300 million and Caruso’s at $298.5 million. These rankings were published as part of IPO Vital Signs league tables in their online publication, The IPO Week in Review.
Overall, Loeb & Loeb represented five issuer and two underwriter clients who completed SPAC offerings in 2007 (IPO Vital Signs), with deals ranging from $30 million to $240 million for clients in diverse and growing industries in the U.S., China and Latin America.
In addition, PrivateRaise.com ranked Loeb & Loeb in 11th place in the "Top 25 PIPE Issuer Law Firms," providing counsel on seventeen deals totaling $193.44 million in 2007. Loeb & Loeb also ranked 14th place in the "Top 25 PIPE Investor Law Firms," providing counsel on eight deals totaling $40.95 million in 2007. These lists were published in PrivateRaise.com’s "PIPEs Scorecard" for legal counsel in the January 15th edition of The PIPEs Report - News, Information and Analysis of Private Investments in Public Equity.
Loeb & Loeb’s Securities Group represents issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings (IPOs), special purpose acquisition corporation (SPAC) offerings and acquisitions, PIPEs, public companies and emerging growth private companies. Loeb & Loeb is at the forefront of SPAC transactions, frequently speak at industry events on the latest SPAC deal structures, as well as serve as a source for the media who cover the securities market and trends.
About IPO Vital Signs: IPO Vital Signs, an IPO research analysis tool, assists IPO professionals and pre-IPO companies with research in the IPO process. For more information visit the website: www.ipovitalsigns.com.
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About Loeb & Loeb LLP: Loeb & Loeb LLP is a multi-service national law firm approaching 300 attorneys focusing on select core industries and practice areas, rather than endeavoring to be all things to all clients, and is recognized as a leading law firm in the areas of corporate and securities matters; litigation; entertainment and media law; finance; real estate; intellectual property; private equity; employment; advertising and promotions and tax and wealth services. The firm represents multi-national, Fortune 100 company in their mid-market transactions and litigation matters, and serves as primary outside counsel to a multitude of mid-market clients. The firm also represents clients ranging from high tech start-ups to high net worth individuals and families. The firm has four domestic offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Nashville and an affiliation in Asia and Europe.