Taisa Markus | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Taisa Markus
Taisa Markus

Taisa Markus

Partner, New York

T +1 212 819 8701

E [email protected]

Overview

Taisa is a partner in the Firm's Capital Markets practice in New York. Her practice focuses on cross-border securities offerings, cross-border bank finance and M&A, restructurings and general securities law matters. Taisa has significant experience representing both financial institutions and issuers particularly in the Latin American and European capital markets. She also has in-depth knowledge of Tier 1 and Tier 2 capital securities across jurisdictions.

Industry press consistently recognizes Taisa as a leading lawyer for capital markets involving Latin American issuers. She is ranked for Banking & Finance and Capital Markets by Chambers Latin America, Chambers Global and as a Foreign Expert in Chambers USA. Taisa is also recognized in Latinvex as one of the top 100 female lawyers specializing in Latin America.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar

Education

  • JD, University of Illinois College of Law
  • BS, Loyola University, Chicago

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian

Experience

Representation of Alpha Holding, S.A. de C.V., a leading Mexican non-bank financial institution, in its inaugural international high yield bond offering.*

Representation of the initial purchasers in the IPO of Jose Cuervo, the world’s largest tequila maker, which raised in excess of US$900 million.*

Representation of Grupo Kaltex, a leading Mexican textile manufacturer, in its US$320 million inaugural high yield bond offering.*

Representation of Cemig GT, a leading Brazilian electricity utility, in its US$1 billion inaugural high yield bond offering.*

Representation of the underwriters in the US$200 million offering of high yield bonds by a Mexican microfinance lender.*

Representation of the dealers in various Rule 144A note issuances by leading Scandinavian financial institutions.*

*Experience prior to joining White & Case.

Awards & Recognition

Leading Individual, Capital Markets and Banking and Finance, Chambers Global and Chambers Latin America, 2018

Latin America's Top 100 Female Lawyers, Latinvex, 2013 – 2018

GC Powerlist, Mexico, The Legal 500