Matthew E. Danforth

Associate, Miami, New York

Biography

Overview

Matthew Danforth is an associate in the Firm's Capital Markets group in New York and Miami. His practice concentrates on the representation of companies in connection with general corporate and securities matters. Mr. Danforth has represented investment banks and companies in a range of securities transactions, including high yield bonds, restructurings, acquisition financings, equity offerings, liability management, securitizations and other registered and exempt securities offerings. Mr. Danforth's pro bono practice focuses on immigration matters. In addition to New York and Miami, he has also worked in the Firm's London office. 

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Florida State Bar
Education
JD
Cornell Law School
LLM
International and Comparative Law
Cornell Law School
BA
Duke University
Languages
English

Experience

Representation of Wind Acquisition Finance S.A. (WAF) and Wind Telecomunicazioni S.p.A., a leading Italian telecommunications operator, in a €3.75 billion high yield bond offering.

Representation of Barclays Bank PLC, Citigroup Global Markets Limited and Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch as joint lead managers in the Republic of Azerbaijan's US$1.25 billion debut sovereign bond issuance.

Representation of B Communications Ltd. in its debut US$800 million high yield bond offering, the first ever internationally marketed high yield bond listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.

Representation of J.P. Morgan Securities plc, Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Société Générale, the Royal Bank of Scotland and UniCredit Bank AG as joint bookrunners in the €500 million issuance of senior notes by CE Energy, a.s.

Representation the underwriters, led by Barclays Capital Inc., in the follow-on offering by Sapiens International Corporation N.V. of 6,497,400 common shares.

Publications

Bringing ATS Litigation into Conformity with US Refugee and Asylum Law, 35 HOUSTON J. INT'L L. 53, 2013

A Model Water Code for the Mediterranean, REVOLVE MAGAZINE, Special Winter Report, March 2012 at 7, (co-author)

Corporate Civil Liability Under the Alien Tort Statute: Exploring Its Possibility and Jurisdictional Limitations, 44 CORNELL INT'L L. J. 659, 2012