Steven Canner is a Partner in the Corporate Department. He focuses his practice on:全部显示
acquisitions, including change of control transactions involving public and private companies,
and transactions involving domestic and
- private equity transactions, including representing funds in
connection with acquisitions and divestitures, management teams, and portfolio
- securities laws
matters, including private
and public offerings of debt and equity securities in the United States and
internationally, compliance with SEC reporting obligations, and tender offers
for debt and equity securities (cross-border and domestic);
restructurings, both within and outside of bankruptcy proceedings, including
representing debtors, creditors and other stakeholders in the reorganization
process, representing sellers and purchasers of distressed assets, and
representing lead investors in recapitalizations of, and change of control
transactions involving, financially distressed companies; and
- joint ventures and strategic alliances, both domestic and international in scope.
Mr. Canner also acts as outside general counsel to a number of international operating companies, assisting them in addressing their day to day legal concerns, as well as for hedge funds, helping with their formation and transactional matters.
Recently, Mr. Canner has focused on several corporate matters that are international in scope, including an acquisition by a private equity fund of a business with operations in over 40 countries, an international joint venture spanning over 20 countries, a cross-border offering of equity securities, a "dutch-auction" debt tender offer by a foreign private issuer, and a significant investment by a US-based hedge fund in a publicly-traded Australian company.
He has spoken at seminars on diverse topics, including fiduciary duties of directors, acquisitions of public companies, securities laws issues in bankruptcy proceedings and SEC reporting obligations of hedge funds.
Mr. Canner also leads the lateral associate recruiting efforts for the Corporate Department.